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Sports


UWI/UTech Champs set for September 20

The fifth staging of the UWI/UTech Sports Championships is scheduled to take place on September 20 at The UWI, Mona Campus. The UWI Pelicans and UTech Knights will compete in a number of sporting events to determine which institution will lift the championship trophy. The UWI, Mona lifted


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Sports


Taking the lead

This group of teenagers were among 34 youngsters who participated in the UWI Sports Leadership Academy held from July 27-31 at Chancellor Hall, The UWI, Mona Campus. The initiative, which is in its fifth year, is part of the efforts of the Department of Sports at The UWI to provide developmental


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Opinion


Mona Social Services: Transforming communities one scholarship at a time

EIGHT RESIDENTS OF the communities of Greater August Town and Mona Common were recently awarded scholarships to pursue studies at The UWI, Mona under the UWI Township Challenge Scholarship. The scholarship recipients are: Victor Brown, Titiana Smythe, Keino Haughton, Asha Gaye Cowell, Omari


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Opinion


Let’s rally around the bus company

Dear Editor, The recent hike in bus fares understandably drew howls of protest from commuters who will be hard-pressed to find additional funds in a weakened economy. But the stark reality is that the state-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is faced with huge operating costs, and if


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News


UWI academics receive national honours

Four members of The UWI, Mona community have been named among recipients of National Honours and Awards, with effect from Independence Day, August 6, 2014. The awards will be presented at the annual National Honours and Awards Ceremony to be held at King’s House on October 20. The Order of


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News


Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence scheduled for October 27

THREE MEMBERS OF staff at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus will be presented with the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence on October 27. They are Professor Marvin Reid, Director of the Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, and Professor Simon Mitchell, Department of


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News


Young PhD holder moves on to the next phase

HE HAD ALWAYS dreamt of one day becoming a professor of chemistry. That goal is five years away for Dr Peter Nelson, the youngest recipient of a doctorate in Chemistry from The University of the West Indies. The ambitious 25-year-old is not one to allow fame to go to his head. He still has his


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September 14, 2014

Main


Drug industry gets a shot in the arm

THE BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTRE at The UWI, Mona has modified starches from three Jamaican yam varieties, including the famous Round Leaf Yellow Yam, to apply as tablet binders for use in the pharmaceutical industry. Cornstarch, the most traditionally applied starch excipient worldwide, is heavily


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Feature


Remembering AD Scott

Students, staff and visitors to The University of the West Indies Mona Campus often marvel at the quaint beauty of The UWI Chapel when attending worship and special events there. However, the name behind its historic construction towards the end of the 1950s is the late Ainsworth David Scott,


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