UWF partners with IHMC to develop first intelligent systems and robotics Ph.D. in Florida
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UWF partners with IHMC to develop first intelligent systems and robotics Ph.D. in Florida

The University of West Florida has partnered with the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition located in downtown Pensacola to develop a doctoral program in intelligent systems and robotics. The program will be the first of its kind in Florida and one of only a few in the nation.

Students from Woodlawn Beach Middle School competing in the Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition on Nov. 3, 2018
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Local students compete in 2018 Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition hosted by UWF

The University of West Florida hosted the 11th annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition on Saturday, Nov. 3. BEST, also known as Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology, is 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.

UWF Haas Center tracks economic impact of Hurricane Michael
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UWF Haas Center tracks economic impact of Hurricane Michael

The Haas Center at the University of West Florida has created an actively updating dashboard that will track the economic impact of Hurricane Michael in Bay and Gulf counties.

UWF Environmental Science major, Sierra Hobbs, works with UWF's interim assistant vice president for research administration, Dr. Matt Schwartz, in the earth and environmental sciences hydrogeology lab
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UWF receives $3 million grant to enhance STEM courses

The University of West Florida received a five-year, $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance and expand its science, technology, engineering and math courses.

Howard Reddy, VP of University Advancement, Marcus, Saunders and Kuhl pose with a check at Wahoos Field on Sept. 15, 2018
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Gift from longtime donor to provide scholarships for UWF students

The University of West Florida has announced a $118,000 gift to establish the Pat and Hal Marcus Excellence Scholarship.

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The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents “Drifting Cabinets: A Curious Portable Collection of Gulf Biodiversity”
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The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents “Drifting Cabinets: A Curious Portable Collection of Gulf Biodiversity”

The Art Gallery at the University of West Florida presents “Drifting Cabinets: A Curious Portable Collection of Gulf Biodiversity” from Nov. 1 through Nov. 15. A reception will take place on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. with a gallery talk at 6 p.m. “Drifting Cabinets” is a traveling museum experience reminiscent of the cabinets of curiosities found in […]

UWF Department of Music presents the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert
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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 class on Thursday, Nov. 15 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. Under the direction of Aleksandra Pereverzeva and Dr. Leonid Yanovskiy, the Runge Strings […]

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