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A Reminiscence of Archie Hudson Phillips

Founding UWIM Curator Suzanne Francis-Brown, Alumni Aggrey Burke and the late Archie Hudson Phillips (sitting)

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Part 5: Do you know this building? Yes!

Nestled among the historic remains of the University of the West Indies Mona Campus is an aged building which served several generations over the years.

Photo from the UWIM Owen Minott Collection

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Oriens Ex Occidente Lux: UCWI Pelican Donald J. Harris

As the light rises from the west so do the pelicans of the University (College) of the West Indies, glowing beyond geographical borders for all the world to see. Moulded and nurtured to profound intellectual maturity and equipped with the knowledge beyond typical academic proficiency. As Jamaicans rally with USA vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, we would like to pause and reflect on the early years of her father, Professor emeritus Donald J. Harris through this feature article on him from the UCWI 1960 Pelican Annual.

Photo from 1960 Pelican Annual

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UWI Museum’s Blog Series “Disease & Epidemics in the Caribbean” Continues

In response to the global pandemic, the UWI Museum issued a call for blog submissions to the wider Caribbean community to provide short and accessible histories on the diseases and epidemics in the region. This call generated submissions from the Dutch, English, Spanish & French Caribbean including the Caribbean coast of Latin America. If you were not able to follow the blogs click the links below to read the articles:

“Disease & Epidemics in the Caribbean: An introduction” –  https://wp.me/pc1ewL-L

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