A man of strength and courage braced by intellectual vigour and ethical rigour, Professor Julian Stanley Kenny stood for much in many ways. He was the full and true embodiment of the finest ideals to which this University aspires.
Professor Kenny spent 29 years at the Department of Life Sciences at UWI, St. Augustine, where he left an indelible mark. As a zoologist, he was a remarkable teacher (one former student has ‘bloggingly’ paid tribute to the classroom doors that were locked at 8am so that stragglers had to find other places to absorb knowledge), ...more>>
The photograph on our cover is reproduced here with the kind permission of the National Library and Information System (NALIS) from the Julian Kenny Collection which had been donated by Professor Kenny in 2004. It is one of over 2500 that were meticulously labelled by the scientist and made available for researchers in all his generosity. This one, taken between 1975-1977 and described as a “Close-up of the complex branching prop root system of the red mangrove in the water,” is a fitting reminder of the man he was.