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Sports


UWI FC reflects on memorable Premier League debut

The University of the West Indies Football Club historically qualified for the Red Stripe Premier League back in June 2015, when they played for a 2-2 draw with Savannah Sports Club. Though they had a rocky start, having lost their first three matches, they bounced back to finish fifth place in the


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Opinion


Tourism: Killing the golden goose

Dear editor, International tourism is perhaps the single largest engine for sustained economic growth. This is not surprising. As economic conditions improve worldwide, more people are finding themselves with leisure time and the personal resources to engage in travel. Moreover, despite the


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News


Sport Faculty coming to UWI

THE UNIVERSITY OF the West Indies (UWI) is planning to establish a Faculty of Sport, Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles announced. He was speaking on April 27 at the inaugural UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Sports Awards ceremony held at the St Augustine Campus in Trinidad. Beckles told the


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News


Chemistry team wins international cuisine competition

A FOUR-STUDENT TEAM from the Department of Chemistry, The UWI, Mona, beat 11 other international teams in March to win the American Chemical Society Food and Agricultural Division’s Communicating Chemistry: Caribbean Cuisine competition in food chemistry in San Diego, California, USA. The


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News


Pain control, diabetes, hypertension high on list for medicinal cannabis research

THE UWI MEDICINAL Cannabis Research Group is currently studying the possibilities of using the marijuana plant to discover and develop medicinal products to control pain, high blood pressure and diabetes among other ailments. “We have restarted the research work on cannabis pioneered by


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News


UWI Net Zero Energy Building project will save Jamaica millions – Minister Wheatley

A PIONEERING PROJECT TO construct a prototype of the Caribbean’s first Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) at The UWI will save the country and the region millions if the technology is adopted in the construction industry. The project is being implemented by the Institute for Sustainable


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May 29, 2016

Main


UWI Cannabis Research Reaping Results

PROFESSOR WAYNE MCLAUGHLIN, co-chairman of The UWI Medicinal Cannabis Research Group and one of the researchers in cannabis at The UWI, Mona, says genetic research into the plant grown in Jamaica has identified a gene that could be useful in the area of plant biotechnology. This research, which


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Feature


UWI grad carves a place in manufacturing world

BORN IN THE cool hills of Mandeville Manchester, 27-year-old UWI graduate Lacey-Ann Bartley never envisioned that one day she would be the key to unlocking endless modern manufacturing products from a small family furniture business. Bartley’s All in Wood, a profitable blend with her father’s


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Feature


Social Sciences student volunteering for change

AT FIRST GLANCE, Tamieka Morris appears to be an unassuming young woman who quietly goes about her daily student life. However, speak to her only once and you will recognise in an instant her passion for people and advocacy; glance at her twice and you can identify the gait of a powerful leader on


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A-listers


Power talks


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A-listers


Scenes from Grades 11 and 12 Students and Parents Information Session


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Scenes from Grades 11 and 12 Students and Parents Information Session


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First Family


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Prince Ermias Selassie visits Mona Campus


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