UWF researchers help preserve papers of former US chief justice

UWF researchers help preserve papers of former US chief justice

Two University of West Florida researchers have joined a project to preserve and make public letters and other material written by Roger Taney, whose long, controversial career in American politics saw him serve in President Andrew Jackson’s cabinet and as chief justice of the United States. In doing so, they also hope to chart a […]

Dr. Leonid Yanovskiy, director of the UWF String Program, conducts the “Runge Strings” Orchestra as they rehearse for their upcoming performance at the University of West Florida.

Donor gifts $150,000 to support UWF Department of Music students, honor director of strings

The University of West Florida announced today a gift of $150,000 by an anonymous donor honoring Dr. Leonid Yanovskiy, the director of strings in the UWF Music Department. The gift will support the Arthur Thal Scholarship Endowment, which benefits students studying any string instrument. “The UWF Department of Music has an esteemed reputation and this […]

Dr. Katherine Miller Wolf Fulbright Scholar in Copan, Honduras

UWF assistant professor of anthropology selected for a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant

Dr. Katherine Miller Wolf, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of West Florida, is the recipient of a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant. Miller Wolf will teach students from the National Autonomous University of Honduras at an archaeological site in Copan, Honduras from May to December 2020. “I am truly honored to be a […]

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Longtime UWF supporters leave transformational legacy with $2 million gift

Throughout their lives, Valmae and Ron Besser were ardent advocates for the University of West Florida, supporters of the arts and committed to community improvements in Pensacola. Their longstanding history of generosity led to the establishment of three endowed scholarships at UWF. After a 27-year career with the U.S. Navy, Ron Besser enrolled at UWF, […]

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