UWF chemistry students working with equipment in a chemistry lab

UWF NIH-funded MARC Scholars Program earns five-year renewal, expansion

The University of West Florida has been renewed by the National Institutes of Health to support the Maximizing Access to Research Careers, or MARC Scholars Program. With an anticipated five-year budget of $1.44 million, the MARC Scholars Program was funded for eight scholars per year. The first five-year grant was awarded in 2014 and totaled […]

Four-year-old Jack Carroll receives the first modified vehicle from UWF’s ArgoTots program

UWF puts ArgoTots Program in motion, helping children with disabilities

A new program at the University of West Florida helps young children with physical disabilities move around independently. “ArgoTots” provides modified vehicles to young children who experience limited mobility. Students in UWF’s Enterprise program recently completed the first modified vehicle since the program’s inception. “Seeing the positive impact of the ‘Go Baby Go’ program, a […]

Dr. Jeffrey Simpson monitoring UWF exercise science students running through various fitness routines in the biomechanics lab.

UWF to add graduate programs in data science, athletic training

The University of West Florida is launching two new master’s degree programs to meet current and future workforce demands. Beginning in Fall 2019, UWF will offer a Master of Science in Data Science and in Summer 2020, the University will add a Master of Science in Athletic Training. The UWF Board of Trustees approved the […]

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UWF study uncovers US counties with high mortality rates and incidences of breast cancer

A research team from the University of West Florida Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering has identified geographical areas of unusually high rates of mortality and incidences of breast cancer. The surveillance study locates cancer “hot spots” and provides health officials with valuable information about where additional attention and proactive measures could be taken. […]

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