Chandler-Crichlow to be honoured at UWI Toronto gala

Dr. Catherine Chandler-Crichlow
By Admin 04.02.2015

Ask Dr. Catherine Chandler-Crichlow which phase of her post-secondary education experience was most fulfilling and enjoyable and she would promptly point to the University of the West Indies (UWI).

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UWI says region must prepare for powerful earthquake

By Admin 14.01.2015

PORT-OF-SPAIN: The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is warning the region to “move expeditiously” towards building resilience against massive earthquakes.

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York profs conduct program for KC teachers

Dr. Carl James
By Admin 27.08.2014

York University professors Carl James and Andrea Davis are conducting a professional development program this week in Jamaica for Kingston College’s (KC) teachers.

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Raymond Chang remembered for his humility, humanity

Ray Chang and his wife Donette Chin-Loy
By Admin 29.07.2014

“I was always struck by (Ray Chang’s) thoughtfulness and his respect for others,” said former provincial Minister Mary Anne Chambers who was the recipient of a vice-chancellor award at the 2013 fundraising gala. “He had a brilliant mind, but he was a truly humble man who generously shared his talents and his successes to make the world a better place.”

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UWI to bestow honorary doctorate on Robert Moore

Dr. Robert Moore
By Admin 18.06.2014

Ottawa resident Dr. Robert Moore was preparing for a monastic communal life when the University College of the West Indies (UCWI) – the forerunner of the University of the West Indies (UWI) – came calling in 1951.

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Norman Girvan’s activism lauded at memorial service

By Admin 07.05.2014

KINGSTON: University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor Norman Girvan was lauded for his dedication and development of the region during a memorial service held at the University Chapel at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus last Saturday.

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Monies raised at UWI fundraiser making a difference

Sanneta Myrie
By Admin 02.04.2014

Sanneta Myrie, who aspires to be a medical doctor, offered a sharp reminder Saturday night of the harsh financial reality most University of the West Indies (UWI) students face, and acknowledged how far the funds raised from the annual Toronto gala go in assisting young people with little or no financial resources to fulfil their academic potential.

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