Posted: March 10, 2009
The National Integrity Action Forum (NIAF) held its first Outreach Meeting at the Mona Campus of The University of the West Indies on Wednesday, March 4, 2009. The meeting engaged in dialogue selected newspaper columnists, talk-show hosts, television presenters and other ‘opinion shapers’ around recommendations to more effectively combat corruption and to strengthen Jamaica’s integrity framework.
Posted: February 17, 2009
The University of the West Indies, Mona and the Government of the People’s Republic of China have signed an agreement to establish a Confucius Institute at Mona. The Institute will be the first of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean. The agreement was signed on Thursday, February 12 by Mona Principal, Professor Gordon Shirley, and China’s Ambassador to Jamaica, H. E. Chen Jinghua at a ceremony held at the Office of the Prime Minister, Jamaica.
Posted: February 13, 2009
The University of the West Indies, Mona has learnt with regret of the passing of Consultant Cardiologist and former Head of the Department of Medicine in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Professor Charles Denbow on Tuesday, February 10, 2009. The funeral service for Professor Denbow will take place on Friday, February 27, 2009 at the University Chapel, beginning at 2.00 p.m
Posted: February 06, 2009
The third collection of fiction titled, "A Permanent Freedom" by the gifted West Indian writer and academic, Dr. Curdella Forbes will be launched at the Undercroft, The University of the West Indies, Mona on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 6 pm. The guest speaker will be Professor Emerita Maureen Warner-Lewis.
Posted: February 05, 2009
The Office of the Principal, Mona Campus, is currently conducting a Tracer Survey of First Degree graduates from the Class of 2007.
The survey is being conducted to obtain feedback from graduates on their experience in the job market since leaving UWI, and to gain insight on how their undergraduate education at UWI prepared them for the world of work. This valuable feedback will allow the Mona Campus to improve upon the overall quality of education that UWI offers to its students.
Posted: January 30, 2009
It was with deep sadness that the University of the West Indies community learned of the passing of Her Excellency Ambassador Dr. Lucille Mathurin-Mair. Beginning with her tenure as the first Warden of Mary Seacole Hall between 1957 and 1974, and throughout her academic career, she has had a significant influence on the lives of many West Indian women.
Posted: January 26, 2009
UWI Telecommunications and Media academic, Dr Hopeton Dunn has been named to act as Secretary General of the prestigious global academic organization - the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). He will carry out the additional responsibilities of this office from his academic base at the Mona School of Business, UWI.
Posted: January 05, 2009
Dr. Frederick W. Hickling, Professor of Psychiatry, UWI, Mona has been elected to the status of Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). This election makes him the first Caribbean psychiatrist from among 38, 000 psychiatrists in the APA to be afforded this honour.
Posted: January 05, 2009
“Local Governance and Intergovernmental Relations: Examining the Past, Assessing the Present and Predicting the Future” is the theme of the conference being hosted jointly by Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) and the Department of Government, UWI, Mona. Hon. Robert Montague, Minister of Local Government will speak at the opening session of the Conference being held on Thursday, January 8, 2009 at 9 am at the Graduate Lecture Theatre 3 (GLT 3) at UWI, Mona.
Posted: December 28, 2008
The University of the West Indies, Mona has awarded six postgraduate scholarships to research students at the institution whose programmes of study have the potential to have regional and international impact and will give credence to the University’s 60th anniversary theme “Caribbean Impact, Global Reach”. The prestigious 60th Anniversary Mona Scholarships were presented by Principal of the Mona Campus, Professor Gordon Shirley, on Monday, December 22, 2008 at a ceremony held in the Council Room at Mona.