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 to host GenCyber Pathways to Cyber summer camps

The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity will offer the only two GenCyber summer camps in the state for local high school students and teachers with an interest in cybersecurity. The UWF GenCyber Pathways to Cyber camps, funded through the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation GenCyber Program, will serve as a […]

National Defense Industrial Association gift establishes UWF cybersecurity scholarship endowment

The University of West Florida recently received the final installment of a $100,000 gift from the National Defense Industrial Association, Gulf Coast Chapter, which will establish the NDIA Cybersecurity Scholarship Endowment. The endowment will provide competitive scholarships for upper-level UWF students majoring in computer science with a cybersecurity specialization and a minimum GPA of 3.0. […]

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UWF Innovation Institute awards elementary class with New Matter MOD-t 3D printer

The University of West Florida Innovation Institute and FloridaShines awarded Cassie Mense’s fourth-grade class at Myrtle Grove Elementary School with a New Matter MOD-t 3D printer today for winning FloridaShines’ first 3D printing contest. Mense gave her students the assignment to research engineers who had made a significant contribution to science and to create and […]

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