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UWI Mona Completes Successful Pan Am Chess Venture

UWI Mona Completes Successful Pan Am Chess Venture

The UWI, Mona Campus successfully competed at the 2011 Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Championships, which took place December 26-31 in Dallas, Texas, placing third in the "Best International team" award category. 
 
The Championship featured the best universities and colleges in the region including several Grand and International Masters. UWI,

UWI, Mona Embarks on Infrastructural Development Programme

UWI, Mona Embarks on Infrastructural Development Programme

The University of the West Indies, (UWI), Mona has embarked on a programme of infrastructural development to provide quality new facilities for students as well as renovating and upgrading buildings to achieve maximum functionality and aesthetic appeal on the Campus. The flagship building in this programme is the new multi-storey Basic Medical

2nd Symposium on Service Learning and Community Engagement

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The Second Symposium on Service Learning and Community Engagement was held at the Institute of Critical Thinking on 12th March 2012, from 9 am to 4.30 pm. Hosted by The University of the West Indies’ Student Advisory Services in collaboration with the Office of the Deputy Principal, this event aimed to assist in creating graduates who are not only academically sound but also civic minded. The University of Trinidad and Tobago and the University of Louisville also assisted in the planning and implementation of this symposium.

New Online Programmes for September

The UWI Open Campus will offer three new degree programmes to undergraduate and postgraduate students, beginning in September 2012.

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Open Letter Volume 4 December 2011

Explaining that the UWI Open Campus was altering the face of education in the Caribbean by making it more affordable and accessible to all, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of th

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Filmmaker Chris Browne for March is Movie Month Series

Filmmaker Chris Browne for March is Movie Month Series

“March is Movie Month at Mona”, a weekly series at UWI on Jamaican film, continues on Friday March 9 at 6 pm at the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1), UWI, Mona. This week features a presentation by Chris Browne entitled, “A Retrospective: The Work of Jamaican Filmmaker Chris Browne”. In his presentation Browne will speak about the challenges he ha

Developing Diaspora Bonds is the Focus of Public Lecture at UWI, Mona

Developing Diaspora Bonds is the Focus of Public Lecture at UWI, Mona

“Diaspora Bonds: Partnering with the Diaspora for Investment and Economic Growth” is the title of the public lecture organized by the Mona School of Business, UWI, Jamaica Diaspora Institute and the World Bank. The Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Dilip Ratha, Lead Economist and Manager of the Joint Migration and Remittances Team in the Dev

UWI Pop Society Concert- Rhythm of Life

UWI Pop Society Concert- Rhythm of Life

The UWI Pop Society presents Rhythm of Life on March 8-10, 2012 at 7 pm at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts (PSCCA). Guest performances will include: Chevaughn Clayton each night, Camille Davis on Friday and Saturday night and Michael Harris on Saturday night. 
 
Tickets are available at the Philip Sherlock Centre at $600 (presold)

Archaeology Public Lecture

Archaeology Public Lecture

The Department of History and Archaeology at UWI, Mona celebrates Archeology Week with a public lecture on Tuesday, March 6 at 7 pm at Room N3, UWI, Mona. The Lecture is entitled, “Recording and Preserving a Newly Discovered Cemetery on the UWI Mona Campus.” Dr. Stephan Lenik, Lecturer in the Department of History and Archaeology at UWI, Mona will

Best Practices for Writing Publishing More Effectively and Efficiently

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March 29, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

 
The Instructional Development Unit (IDU) at UWI, Mona will host a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seminar, with a focus on the best practices for writing and publishing journal articles. This seminar will seek to provide information and tips for faculty who are

HRH Prince Henry of Wales Visits UWI, Mona on March 6

HRH Prince Henry of Wales Visits UWI, Mona on March 6

The University of the West Indies, Mona will play host to Prince Henry of Wales, popularly known as Prince Harry, on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, as part of a visit to Jamaica to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee  - the 60th year since her coronation as Queen of England. 
 
Prince Harry’s visit to Jamaica is one of three visits to Commonwealth c

Special Issue of Critical Arts Journal Dedicated to Late UWI Professors

Special Issue of Critical Arts Journal Dedicated to Late UWI Professors

A Special Issue of the Critical Arts: South – North Cultural and Media Studies Journal will be launched on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 5:30 pm at the Undercroft, UWI, Mona. This Special Issue is dedicated to the memory of the late Professor Ralston “Rex” Nettleford and Professor Alston “Barry” Shepherd. The Issue is edited by UWI Professors, Rupert L

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