UWF robotics team takes home second place in IEEE SoutheastCon competition

The University of West Florida robotics team finished second place in the annual IEEE SoutheastCon hardware competition, held April 19-22 in Tampa, Florida. The team’s autonomous robot was only seconds slower than that of the winning team from University of Alabama. UWF beat every team in the Florida State University System that competed, including the […]

Four schools take top honors at 9th annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition at UWF

Today, the University of West Florida hosted the 9th annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition, a project-based STEM program that inspires middle and high school students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology through participation in a sport-like competition to design, program and build a robot. This year, the competition expanded by 33 percent […]

UWF IT Academy and partners bring 3-D printing to Fort Walton Beach campus library

Students and faculty of the University of West Florida as well as the general public now have the opportunity to experience 3-D printing services in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, as a result of a new partnership between the UWF IT Academy, UWF Department of Engineering and Fort Walton Beach Campus Library. The public 3-D printing […]

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UWF community programs awarded International Paper Foundation grants

The University of West Florida was recently awarded more than $13,000 in grants from the International Paper Foundation, which supports U.S. nonprofit organizations within the communities where International Paper has operating facilities. The grants are divided among four programs at UWF, including the UWF Community Garden, BEST Robotics, Explore Summer Camps and the National Writing […]

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