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UWI Global Giving receives US$250,000 to establish the Dr Doyle & Linda Slifer Endowment Fund

Dr Doyle Slifer, a distinguished alumnus of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), has made a US$250,000 donation to The UWI’s Global Giving campaign, joining in building a culture of philanthropy at the regional university.
The gift is an initial investment towards the establishment of the Dr Doyle & Linda Slifer Endowment Fund, with the US$250,000 to exist in perpetuity and the investment income to be used to provide scholarships and bursaries to deserving medical students across the University’s five campuses.

Positive COVID19 case on Mona Campus

Senate and Administrative Annex Buildings to close for 48 hours
Kingston, Jamaica. August 31, 2020: The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Mona Campus today August 31, 2020 received confirmation of a positive COVID19 case. The individual is a member of staff, who works in a specialised area with no contact with the public or other departments, and has not been on Campus since August 25, 2020. 


You the class of 2020 will graduate as the first “Post-COVID” generation; the region will need you more than ever.  Our economic and social development will require larger numbers of academic and technically trained citizens. This generation will be the ones called upon to take us ahead on the journey as we navigate through to the other side of COVID-19.


Rotary Club of St. Andrew names Sir Hilary Beckles a Paul Harris Fellow

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles (2nd left), Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and Marie Powell (2nd right), Assistant Governor, Rotary Jamaica, South East, display the instrument naming Sir Hilary a Paul Harris Fellow. Sharing the occasion are Dr Lloyd Eubank Green (left), Past President of the Rotary Club of St Andrew and Minna Israel, a member of the Club.


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