University of Guyana (UG) – Renaissance Newsletter – July- August 2017

University of Guyana (UG) – Renaissance Newsletter – July- August 2017

CONTENTS:
Renaissance Vol. 2 No. 5, July-August, 2017

The VC Speaks …. 3
Editor’s Note  …. 5
The University of Guyana Hosts Ceremony to Officially Inaugurate
Tenth Principal & Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith  ….. 7
Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences hosts Annual Students’ Award Ceremony …. 9
UGBCL Reading & Literacy Programme  …. 10     
Office of Planning and International Engagement in collaboration with the United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP) launches the 2016 Human Development Report  ….. 11
Personality Profile: Svetlana Marshall-Abrams (UG Alumna)  …. 12
QC Summer Math Institute Visits UG  … 14
Personality Profile: Dr Nigel Gravesande …. 15
The University of Guyana Holds Concert to Raise Funds for Professor Joycelynne Loncke’s
Campus Steel Pan Project  … 17
Walter Rodney Chair Lecture Series  …. 18
Meetings with the President of the Caribbean Development Bank  ….. 19
Team Guyana Robotics  …. 20
Re-Accreditation of The University of Guyana’s School of Medicine  …. 21
Personality Profile: Rosheni Takechandra  …. 22
Scenes from the VC’s MOU signing with GTT Mobile Money  ….. 23
Scenes from the UG’s Masters Race and Awards Ceremony  …. 24
UG’s Diaspora Engagement Conference  …. 25
Turkeyen and Tain Talks 7: Guyana’s Emerging Oil and Gas Economy  ….. 27
Turkeyen and Tain Talks 8: Youth, Crime & Violence  …… 29
Faculty of Education and Humanities Scores Historic Victory  …. 33
UGBC Orientation 2017 at a Glance  …. 35
University of Guyana Ceremonial Opening 2017  …. 39

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