We are the champions THE UWI Pelicans emerged winners of the seventh annual UWI/UTech Sports Championship held on September 24 at The UWI, Mona Bowl. The UWI Pelicans defeated the UTech Knights 4-3 to lift the trophy for the fifth time in seven years. Relive the moment here.
let’s discuss forced evacuation laws
Dear editor, Jamaicans at home and abroad heaved a collective sigh of relief when Hurricane Matthew bypassed the island a few weeks ago. We had been preparing for a direct hit, but fortunately we did not have to test our level of preparedness for a category 4 hurricane. But while we have
The UWI film project – Creating inroads for youngsters in the film industry
SINCE 2012, THE University of the West Indies Community Film Project (UWICFP) has been opening doors of opportunities for education and employment in the film industry for youth from underserved communities across the island. The project is the brainchild of Professor Ian Boxill, Carlton
NPI making strides in vector control
THE NATURAL PRODUCTS Institute (NPI) at The UWI, Mona has been conducting intensive research on Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that carries the chikungunya, dengue and Zika viruses, to understand putative mechanisms developed by these mosquitoes which makes them resistant to insecticide sprays. Dr
UWI, MONA redevelopment project seeking to transform the Mona Commons squatter settlement
THE UWI, MONA Redevelopment Project is seeking to improve the living conditions of the approximately 900 residents in the Mona Commons informal settlement, adjacent to The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in Papine, St Andrew. Dr Olivene Burke, Executive Director of the Mona Social
Experiencing poetry through ‘Talk the Poem’
‘THERE IS NO way I would want to teach poetry,’ I heard a young lady utter to her colleague, as they walked past the room in which we were hosting our annual Talk the Poem National Poetry Pedagogy Workshop. I winced at the statement and tried to move towards the door to get a hold of the young
UWI Software Engineering programme opening up a whole new world of possibility
THE UWI has introduced a new programme in Computing – the BSc in Software Engineering. The four-year programme commenced this semester with a cohort of 30 students at the Mona Campus and eight at the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados. The St Augustine campus is scheduled to come on board in the
UWI, Canadian gov’t IMPACT-ing justice in the region
THE IMPROVED ACCESS to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) project, funded by the government of Canada under an agreement with The UWI, Cave Hill, has donated 948 law books to the Faculty of Law at The UWI, Mona. The official handing over ceremony was held on Thursday, September 8 in the
Prepping for graduation Scores of students visited the One-Stop Graduation Centre on Saturday, October 22, 2016 ahead of The UWI, Mona’s annual graduation ceremonies held this year from October 28 to 29.