Posted: January 26, 2007
The Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work hosts its 11th Annual Derek Gordon Seminar on Saturday, January 27, under the theme: Gender: Community Opportunities and Challenges in the 21st Century. The event takes place at the Social Sciences Lecture Theatre, UWI, Mona between 9 am and 5pm. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Leith Dunn, Head of Centre for Gender and Development Studies, Mona Unit.
Posted: January 12, 2007
The University of the West Indies, Mona wishes to advise that the University Bookshop is mandated to sell textbooks and supporting material for the University’s courses.
Although the bookshop sells other reading material, this activity is totally dependent on its financial resources and the judgment of what are good sellers. This is a business decision.
>From time to time publishing houses including our UWI Press approach the bookshop and their representatives are aware that the UWI Bookshop will make selections from their catalogues.
Posted: December 28, 2006
The three campuses of the University of the West Indies i.e. Mona, Cave Hill and St. Augustine will be implementing a new, state-of-the-art integrated online system in its libraries in 2007. The Mona Campus will launch the system on Wednesday, January 3, 2007. This means that the users of the library will encounter a completely new online catalogue that is more user-friendly and provides improved services.
Posted: December 06, 2006
The 7th International Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference of the Association of Cultural Studies (ACS) will be held at University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus from July 3-7, 2008. The conference agreement between the UWI and the Association of Cultural Studies (ACS) will be signed on Thursday, December 7 at 10.00 a.m. at the Office of the Deputy Principal. Mikko Lehtonen, Treasurer and Executive Member of the ACS will be visiting Jamaica to facilitate the signing.
Posted: November 30, 2006
Professor Rex Nettleford, Vice Chancellor Emeritus at the University of the West Indies has been named a member of a high level Commonwealth group comprising ten members to be known as the Commonwealth Commission on Respect and Understanding. In this regard Professor Nettleford will be representing Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.
Posted: November 28, 2006
The University of the West Indies has learnt with regret of the passing of former University Registrar, Mr. Byron Robertson whose death took place on Tuesday, November 21. UWI expresses sincere condolence to his family and friends. Mr. Robertson joined the staff of the University in 1970 as an Assistant Registrar until he was promoted to the post of Senior Assistant Registrar in June 1971 and then to Campus Secretary, Mona in August 1979. Consequent on the restructuring of the University in 1984, Mr. Robertson was named Campus Registrar.
Posted: November 21, 2006
The Tropical Metabolism Research Unit (TMRU), University of the West Indies celebrates its fiftieth (50th) anniversary and will also host a Conference as a part of this celebration. The Conference will be held over the period Wednesday, November 22 to Friday, November 24, 2006.
Posted: November 13, 2006
The Council of the University of the West Indies, meeting in Extraordinary session on Thursday, November 9th at the Mona Campus, decided to appoint His Excellency, Professor Gordon Valentine Shirley, as Principal of the Mona Campus in Jamaica, effective August 1, 2007 for an initial period of five years, succeeding Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor Elsa Leo-Rhynie.
UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES MONA CAMPUS PRESENTATION OF GRADUATES CEREMONY – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2006
Posted: November 13, 2006
With reference to news reports of' "pandemonium" and "chaos" at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus Graduation Ceremony held on Saturday, November 11 at the National Indoor Sports Centre, the UWI wishes to advise that a decision was taken to hold the Presentation of Graduates ceremonies at the National Indoor Sports Centre until its own facility is built, because of the vagaries of the weather at this time of the year, which very often interrupted its previous ceremonies held outdoors.
Posted: November 07, 2006
The Faculty of Humanities and Education will host a launch of the book Ruined by “Race” Afro-Caribbean Missionaries and the Evangelization of Southern Nigeria, 1985-1925 by Dr. Waibinte Wariboko on Wednesday, November 8 commencing at 6:00 p.m. in the Multifunctional Room, Main Library, UWI Mona Campus.
Dr. Swithin Wilmot, Head, Department of History and Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Education will bring greetings, while Sir Roy Augier, (Emeritus Professor of History) Department of History and Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Education, UWI will launch the book.