Archived Issue June 2015

THE INSTALLATION: On May 30, 2015, The University of the West Indies formally installed Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles at a elaborate ceremony held at the Cave Hill Campus, where Sir Hilary had been Principal and Pro Vice-Chancellor.

The ceremony was attended by all the pomp associated with such an event – the eighth in this University’s history. In photo, the new Vice-Chancellor is congratulated by the Chancellor, Sir George Alleyne, while the University Registrar, Clement W. Iton, look on.


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UWI CalendarJune - September 2015

Caribbean Tertiary Level Personnel Conference
June 10-13
Radisson Hotel, Port of Spain
Open Day
June 16-18, 9am to 6pm
UWI St. Augustine
Best Practice in Higher Education
June 24-26
The UWI St. Augustine
Caribbean Tertiary Level Personnel Conference
June 10-13
Radisson Hotel,
Port of Spain
International Breadfruit Conference
July 5-10
Faculty of Food and Agriculture,
The UWI St. Augustine
Caribbean Environmental Law
August 23-29
Asa Wright Nature Centre
Human Communication Studies Conference
September 24-25
The UWI, St. Augustine

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Also In This Issue

  Message from the Principal: Building capacity and creating impact
  Role of the Vice-Chancellor
  New Teaching and Student Facility at POSGH
  21 honorary degrees from The UWI
  CARPHA award for Prof Chadee
  Human Communication Studies Journal launched
  UWI and the chocolate factory
  IBM Research interns reprogrammed: Students say their lives have been changed
  Bold solutions do not reside in past thinking
  Ideas aplenty, inaction the curse
  Still fighting battles of the past
  Too unsure about offshore finance
  The future of the Caribbean
  We need to accelerate convergence
  Where the West began: The region is a cradle of the modern world
  Emerging space in the global setting of our times: Will we miss this opportunity?
  Honouring the pioneers
  Towards Social Integration: Sexual oppression and exploitation
  Is our future in our schoolbags too?
  The leap from disabled to enabled
  After words: Communication Studies students go into action
  The debunking of myths
  Dental Clinic for Arima
  Tick talk: Professor Basu takes a journey with parasites
  Strengthening nursing
  Mona Masters
  Read and run