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UWF Department of Music presents the UWF Singers and Concert Choir in concert

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present the UWF Singers and Concert Choir in concert on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Music Hall of the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82. Under the direction of Dr. Peter Steenblik, the UWF Singers and Concert Choir […]

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Chemistry success starts at UWF

Two students who were part of the first group of UWF Chemistry Scholars have recently earned their doctorate in biochemistry. Janae Baptiste, ’13 and Josh Brown, ’12 both attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County for their doctoral studies. Baptiste, a biochemistry major at UWF, now serves as a post-doctoral research associate and adjunct professor […]

UWF Cybersecurity students received their award at the ITEN WIRED competition

UWF cybersecurity students win ITEN WIRED competition

Six University of West Florida cybersecurity students won the ITEN WIRED cybersecurity competition, Operation Poseidon’s Trident, on Oct. 1 at Hilton Pensacola Beach. Isaac Beagle, Jeff Holland, Michael Mitchell, Thomas Thibaut, Emily Vaughn and Taylor West outperformed their competitors with a score of 385 points. Pensacola State College finished runner-up with 325 points, followed by […]

The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents “Cultural Commodities: The Transformation of African Spiritual Objects”

The Art Gallery at the University of West Florida presents “Cultural Commodities: The Transformation of African Spiritual Objects” from Oct. 4 through Oct. 27. A reception will take place on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 5-7 p.m. and a panel discussion on Oct. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. The UWF College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, […]

Parkinson’s Disease research led by UWF professor

A University of West Florida research team, led by associate professor Dr. Youngil Lee, recently conducted a study regarding Parkinson’s Disease in the Usha Kundu, M.D. College of Health Department of Exercise Science and Community Health. The UWF team’s research demonstrates in animal models how regular endurance exercise regenerates dopaminergic neurons destroyed by Parkinson’s Disease, […]

UWF Department of Music presents the Percussion Ensemble in concert

UWF Department of Theatre presents “The School for Scandal”

The University of West Florida Department of Theatre presents “The School for Scandal,” a play by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Performances will be held Oct. 12, 13, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 14 and 21 at 2:30 p.m. All performances will take place in the Mainstage Theatre of the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, […]

UWF hosts 2018 State of the University Address

University of West Florida President Martha Saunders presented the 2018 State of the University address today, reflecting on the University’s biggest accomplishments over the last year and highlighting her vision for the future. Saunders opened the address by noting some of the top “adventures,” “treasures” and “heroes” of the 2017-18 academic year, beginning with the […]

UWF Department of Music presents the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be held in the Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the Pensacola campus. In their first performance of the semester, under the […]

UWF Department of Music presents Fall 2018 chamber music recitals

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present an afternoon of chamber music on Wednesday, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5 at noon at Old Christ Church in Historic Pensacola at 405 South Adams St. All performances in the series are free and open to the public with no tickets required. For […]

President Saunders with the 2018 Top Scholar recipients

UWF welcomes second class of National Merit Finalists

The University of West Florida welcomed its second consecutive class of National Merit Finalists this fall, for a total of seven students enrolled to date. James Henderson, Mason Hutchinson, Fiama Mastrangelo and Joshua Wood were among approximately 15,000 students across the country to meet the requirements for Finalist standing, out of more than 1.6 million […]

UWF launches second installment of Gulf Stories, free online course

Today, the University of West Florida launched the second installment of Gulf Stories, a free online course that explores a range of topics, from art and advanced manufacturing to citizen science and coastal ecology. Gulf Stories 2 features the work of five UWF faculty researchers and takes a close look at Gulf Coast communities and […]

UWF Department of Music presents Jazz Ensemble in concert

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present the Jazz Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. The concert will be held in the Great Hall of the Commons, Building 22, on the UWF Pensacola Campus. The band will present the music of Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, Kim Richmond, Chuck […]