UWI is like family, says award recipient Dr. Anna Jarvis

Dr. Anna Jarvis
By Admin 12.02.2014

Dr. Anna Jarvis admits feeling uncomfortable and embarrassed after learning she was selected to be a recipient of a Vice-chancellor Award at the fifth annual University of the West Indies (UWI) Toronto benefit gala on March 29.

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UWI biologist participate in major marine discovery

By Admin 27.11.2013

GRENADA BASIN: Dr. Judith Gobin, a member of the faculty of the University of the West Indies (UWI) at St. Augustine in Trinidad & Tobago, was part of a team of international scientists who made a major discovery 6,000 feet under the sea, in the ‘debris avalanche’ deposit of the Grenada Basin, west of the Kick’em Jenny volcano.

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Caribbean to benefit from new Canadian health initiative

By Admin 14.11.2013

BRIDGETOWN: Caribbean countries, limited in the care they offer for the specialized nature of childhood cancer, have welcomed an initiative involving the University of the West Indies (UWI), the Hospital for Sick Children in Canada, and the Centre for Global Child Health.

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Jamaica in position to develop strong animation sector

By Admin 19.06.2013

KINGSTON: Jamaica’s large talent pool and its close geographical proximity to film and entertainment in the U.S. have perfectly positioned the country to develop a strong animation sector that will have the potential to command a meaningful share of the multi-billion dollar global industry, according to Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) creative industries manager and film commissioner, Kim Marie Spence.

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Student grateful for scholarship at UWI Toronto gala

Aaronia Stedman
By Admin 15.05.2013

Listening to Dominican student, Aaronia Stedman, tearfully relate the impact the University of the West Indies (UWI) Toronto scholarship has made in her life was a powerful reminder of the need for organizations to raise funds to help young people with little or no financial resources fulfil their academic potential.

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UWI honours distinguished alumni here

Dr. Nigel Harris and Mary Anne Chambers
By Admin 15.05.2013

During Mary Anne Chambers’ three-year term (2000-2003) as a Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) member and vice-chair, the chief of staff and surgery was Dr. Naresh Mohan. Dr. Rosemary Moodie headed the paediatrics department and Dr. Kenneth Sealey was head of psychiatry.

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