Archived Issue February 2009
Despite the economic downturn, corporate Trinidad and Tobago, and UWI alumni, staff and students proved that even in a tight economy, good causes can still find support. “60” The Gala indeed set the stage for stronger partnerships between The University, our regional governments, the leaders of business and industry in the Caribbean, and all our Alumni spread across the Caribbean Diaspora.

On December 12, the ballroom of Trinidad’s newest hotel – the Hyatt Regency, was transformed into 16,000 square feet of pure glamour and glitz.

The occasion? “60” The Gala!

The black-tie event, hosted under the distinguished patronage of His Excellency Professor George Maxwell Richards, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and former UWI St. Augustine Campus Principal (1984 – 1996), marked the grand conclusion to a full calendar year of 60th Anniversary celebrations at The University of the West Indies.

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UWI Calendar January 2009 - June 2009

February - March 2009 : World of Work 2009
Sunday 1st February 2009 : UWI All inclusive Carnival Fete
19th – 20th March, 2009 : Resurrecting Implementation Studies: Problems, Issues, Solutions
April 8th – 9th 2009 : First International Criminology
Conference: Developing a Caribbean Criminology
8th – 11th June : E-learn Conference 2009 : Call for Papers

Also In This Issue

  Cover Story : Gifts and Giving (60th Anniversary Celebrations)
  Editorial: Strength & Renewal
  Parlez-Vous Francais?
  Campus Notes
  The 60th Gala (PDF)
  BIOFUELS : Fueling a food crisis or fuel for the future?
  World of Work 2009
  Danny Glover receiveS UWI Bob Marley award