Process photos and final images of UWF resident artist Marzia Ransom's Black Lives Matter mural.

UWF students collaborate on Black Lives Matter mural project

The Kugelman Honors Program at the University of West Florida provided a group of students the opportunity to create history in the form of a public mural. Fifteen highly motivated and passionate students were selected to create the piece of art that serves as a collective response to the Black Lives Matter movement. The final […]

"Queering Spaces" is an exhibit that celebrates the history and current culture of the LGBTQ+ community in the city of Pensacola. The exhibit is displayed in the T.T. Wentworth Museum in downtown Pensacola.

UWF Historic Trust opens new exhibit celebrating local LGBTQ+ community

The University of West Florida Historic Trust announces the opening of “Queering Spaces: Celebrating Pensacola’s LGBTQ+ Community” on the second floor of the TT Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. The exhibit will run through January 2022. “The UWF Historic Trust mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and share the history of all people in Northwest […]

Dr. Jamin Wells, assistant professor and director of the Public History Master’s Program, poses with his recent book, Shipwrecked: Coastal Disasters and the Making of the American Beach, at the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities offices on Nov. 24, 2020.

UWF faculty member examines transformation of American beach in new book

Drawing on a broad range of archival material, Dr. Jamin Wells, assistant professor and director of the Public History Master’s Program at the University of West Florida, recently published his first book, “Shipwrecked: Coastal Disasters and the Making of the American Beach.” Wells examines how shipwrecks laid the groundwork for the beach tourism industry that […]

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Voices of Pensacola hosts new exhibit covering African American history

A new exhibit open now at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center in downtown Pensacola allows visitors to explore and teach the untaught history of America beginning in 1619 with the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia, on board a Dutch slave ship. “Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow” was […]

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