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Sports


21-year-old TT player living his dream

WHILE MOST PEOPLE aspire to achieve their childhood dreams, Mark Phillips has been living his since the age of nine. As a child, he was introduced to table tennis by his father, Donald Phillips, who would later become his first coach. “My father used to teach me in the backyard on a piece of


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Opinion


Placing priority on education

Dear Editor, Most small countries trying to compete in the modern world have quite rightly placed an inordinate emphasis on education. But such priority is not restricted to small, resource-scarce countries. Education benefits everyone. The richest countries in the world do not necessarily


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News


High expectations for UWI's Agricultural Research and Innovation Facility


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News


Grad students recognised for excellence in research

PERSEVERANCE, A STRONG belief in God, and a natural tenacity to the task at hand, made two doctoral students, Dr Dale Rankine and Dr Sandra McCalla, stand out as 2016 awardees for their outstanding theses by The UWI, Mona. Not even a near-death experience could deter science thesis awardee Dr


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News


Young leaders urged to make achievement of SDGs a reality

YOUNG PEOPLE IN the Commonwealth are being mobilised to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges, and their counterparts in the Caribbean appear to be up for the task. The movement was set in train with the July 8 launch of a new youth empowerment and leadership initiative at The UWI


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July 30, 2016

Main


UWI’s GVN membership an ace for the Caribbean

THE RECENT DESIGNATION of THE UWI, Mona as an Affiliate Centre of Excellence with the Global Virus Network (GVN) is one that should go a far way in enhancing Jamaica’s response to viruses. “It is a significant designation because it opens us to members of the network, which has [more than]


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Feature


Incoming UWISS president has big plans

THIRD-YEAR MEDICAL STUDENT, Josanne Lochan, was fascinated by the human body from a young age and always knew that she wanted to be a doctor. “I have always had this intense, burning passion to become a doctor. I am so fascinated by how God put the human body together and our anatomy confirms


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Feature


Psychology student pens first book

Looking Through Glasse is the title of the first book written by 22-year-old Oshane Johnson, second-year Psychology student at the UWI, Mona. The fictional novel follows the life of young Matthew Glasse, who leaves his parish to attend his father’s alma mater in the country, and on his


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Feature


Recalling Martin Luther King’s visit to Mona

On June 20, 1965, when the late American Civil Rights Leader and Orator Rev Dr Martin Luther King stood to deliver a stirring 30-minute sermon and valedictory address in the Assembly Hall, The UWI, Mona audience was speechless. Dr King interestingly and humbly drew inspiration from Jamaica for


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A-listers


UWI honours Oxford University’s first female vice-chancellor


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