“I am greatly honored and privileged to have been asked by the Executive Dean Dr Stephen Ayres and by the Chancellor Dr Charles Modica to become Dean of Clinical Studies UK, a post which I am very pleased to accept.
University of the West Indies and St. George’s University Co-host the 23rd Annual Conference on West Indian Literature 02/27/04
St. George’s University will join The Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica in hosting the 23rd Annual Conference on West Indian Literature from Tuesday, March 9th through Thursday, March 11th, 2004.
23rd Annual Conference on West Indian Literature 03/26/04
Grenadian poet and novelist Dr. Merle Collins, called the foremost writer of her country, read to a packed audience last week in the University's Caribbean House, opening the 23rd Annual Conference in West Indian Literature with selections from her most recent collection of poetry, Lady in a Boat, including “Se Mwé Nutmeg.”
Dr. Merle Collins – Grenadian poet and novelist 03/26/04
Dr. Merle Collins, called the foremost writer of Grenada, is the author of two novels, Angel (1987) and The Colour of Forgetting (1995), a collection of short stories, Rain Darling, (1990), and three collections of poetry, Because the Dawn Breaks (1985), Rotten Pomerack (1990) and Lady in a Boat (2003).
The Liverpool Support Center, with funds from the Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Department for International Development (British Overseas Development Fund), have agreed to fund the Windward Island's Research and Education Foundation's (WINDREF) role in the regional lymphatic filariasis eradication program for the upcoming year.
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Exploring the World of International Medical Education 08/11/04
After more than a decade on the air, ER still ranks as one of the most popular dramas in TV history. Not surprisingly, more than a few MDs have come to appreciate the intricate “medspeak,” highly realistic plots, and multidimensional characters like Dr. Carter, Dr. Kovac, Dr. Benton and Dr. Corday.
I wanted to address some of the subtleties of our housing and academic situation this term and our reaction to all the unknowns and changes that have confronted us since Hurricane Ivan altered our situation and decreased our options.
Allen H. Pensick, PhD, the new Provost at St. George’s University, was living and working in Nebraska as a farmer and horse trainer and was a faculty member at the University of Nebraska when he learned of an open position at St. George’s University.
Dr. Denis F. Paul, the new Director of Institutional Advancement at the University, is also a professor in the Department of Liberal Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences at St. George’s University.
Philip Finlay Leaves University to Join Family in U.S. 10/06/04
After serving St. George’s University as a faculty member for the past 11 years, Dr. Philip Finlay regretfully resigned from his post as Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Medical Education at the Clinical Teaching Unit in December 2003 in order to join his family in the United States.
Due to hurricane Ivan and the necessity for relocation of many of the University’s programs, the class schedules have been adjusted for the Fall 04 term and then subsequently for the Spring 05 term. The following calendar reflects the new start and end dates for all terms and programs.