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Tag Archives: academia

  1. Professor Sir Hilary Beckles to begin 2nd term as UWI Vice-Chancellor on August 1

    Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, who is currently in the final year of his six-year contract, has been reappointed by the institution’s highest governing body, the University Council, for a second six-year term. The Council which met virtually on Friday 30th April, for its annual business […]

    May 10, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. UWI Scientist, Professor John Agard appointed by UN Secretary-General to co-chair 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report team

    Professor John Agard, a leading scientist from the Department of Life Sciences at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus has been appointed by UN Secretary-General, António Guterres to help draft the 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report. Professor Agard joins a diverse group of 15 independent scientists around the world, representing a wide […]

    November 20, 2020EducationNo comments
  3. Former Principal lambastes Education Ministry and cites ‘No Leadership’ as its Ruin

    The Ministry of Education in Barbados is under heavy fire by a former principal over what he deems as a lapse in standards. During the Q&A session after his keynote address, a participant was wondering if the current methodology can produce students like the calibre of days gone by, and Mr Broomes cited leadership issues […]

    December 13, 2016Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. “How Eve Survives the Adam-less Urban Rainforest” (Loretta Collins Klobah’s The Twelve-Foot Neon Woman, a book review) by Faizah Tabasamu

    On a pedestal, in the eye of this hurricane of multilingual poetry–“a vibrant blend of English, Spanish, and Patois“–written by Loretta Collins Klobah, womanhood sheds her skin of “concrete and steel.” Sometimes this skin is personal or societal loss, the loss of a lover or husband who left, or the loss of a young child, […]

    July 2, 2015BooksNo comments
  5. The UWI mourns Nicholas Liverpool: visionary, pioneer, builder of people and institutions

    The collective Faculty of Law, The University of the West Indies (The UWI), mourns the passing of one of its stalwarts, Dr. the Hon Nicholas Liverpool, a founding Dean of the Faculty of Law, then at Cave Hill, former President of the Commonwealth of Dominica and judge on the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. In a […]

    June 8, 2015EducationNo comments
  6. St. Martin books in USA and Trinidad universities for 2014

    University classes, in Trinidad and New York, will open January 2014 with books by two St. Martin writers as required reading for students. Firstly, Skin by Drisana Deborah Jack is a literature course book at Dutchess Community College (DCC) in New York. The poetry collection is among the literary texts for the semester, starting in […]

    January 12, 2014Books, EducationNo comments