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Sports


UWI awards honorary doctorate to Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

IT WOULD BE safe to say that everybody on the island knows her name and could easily pick her out of a crowd. Most have cheered her on at one point or another, whether on their television screens or at live track and field events. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the triple Olympic sprint medallist,


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Opinion


Dear Editor, I recently read an article about the church lobbying for a change to the cover of the 2017 Yellow Pages which depicted a scene inside a typical Jamaican dancehall. The artist had captured scantily clad women and their dance partners apparently showing off the latest dancehall moves.


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News


Graduation 2016: Bittersweet endings and new beginnings

THIS YEAR’S SERIES of graduation ceremonies was bittersweet for The UWI, Mona community. Amidst the jubilation of the 2016 graduating class came the stark realisation that Sir George Alleyne, Chancellor of The UWI, was presiding over his final ceremonies. It is hard to imagine a graduation


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News


‘My UWI Experience’

Graduation is a time for celebration and reflection, and the graduation ceremonies held at The UWI, Mona Campus from Friday, October 28 to Saturday, October 29, 2016 were no different. Here, some 2016 graduates reflect on their time at the Mona Campus. They share their experiences with UWIMONA


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News


Meet the four UWI Township Challenge scholars who graduated this year:

Kelly Brown’s faith in God kept her going when things got rough Brown… I really want to use my testimony to go into the schools and inspire other children AT 23 YEARS-old, Kelly Brown has experienced what would be

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December 18, 2016

Main


UWI, Mona to cut energy cost by up to 50%

THE UWI, MONA on November 22 signed an agreement to convert the campus lighting to LED and save up to 30 per cent in energy costs within a year. The UWI/SEEBURY Energy Management Implementation Agreement will be carried out in two phases. Smart Energy Renewable Solutions (SERS), a partner of


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Feature


Top of the class: 2016 valedictorians share success tips

Gavin Campbell

Gavin Campbell is a firm believer in lifelong learning, a position he is quick to advance to students looking to get the most out of their university experience. One

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Feature


Internationally celebrated Jamaican writer recognised at UWI graduation

AS A CHILD she was unaware that her gift to Jamaica and the world would be her natural poetic prowess. So she trained as a painter whose works can be seen on the covers of her books. Now a major figure in world literature, Professor Lorna Goodison has been conferred with the Honorary Degree of


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