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 […]

UWF Hal Marcus of College of Science and Engineering to host science communication coach

The UWF Hal Marcus of College of Science and Engineering continues its 2018 Great Minds Distinguished Lecture Series with a presentation from James Rea on March 8. Rea, a communication instructor at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science in Stony Brook, New York, will present “Science Matters: On the Importance of Communicating Science to […]

UWF invites public to explore integration of art and science through STEAM2017

Beginning in February 2017, the University of West Florida will explore the integration of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics to determine how those fields can influence the preservation of a clean environment through a new public program, STEAM2017. STEAM2017 is a five-week program which will include art exhibitions, lectures, artist-led workshops for students of […]

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UWF archaeology program discovers third shipwreck from Luna fleet

The University of West Florida archaeology program announced today the discovery of a third shipwreck from the Spanish fleet linked to Tristán de Luna y Arellano’s 16th century expedition to modern-day Pensacola. The discovery comes less than one year after UWF archaeologists identified the terrestrial site of Luna’s colony in a developed neighborhood in Pensacola, marking […]

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