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UWF Seligman First Amendment Lecture Series events delve into how freedom of speech impacts media, music

The University of West Florida will welcome Miami Herald columnist and satirical novelist Carl Hiaasen to Pensacola for one of three public events as part of its Seligman First Amendment Lecture Series, which fosters dialogue about First Amendment issues. Hiaasen will discuss his life, career and the exercise of free speech in the modern world […]

Editorial cartoon by Andy Marlette

Pensacola Museum of Art to host “Them Damned Pictures: A Brief History of Editorial Cartoons” expressing freedom of speech

The University of West Florida’s Pensacola Museum of Art will host the exhibition, “Them Damned Pictures: A Brief History of Editorial Cartoons” featuring Andy Marlette, J. Earle Bowden and Ralph Dunagin which will be on display from Aug. 23 through Sept. 15. The museum will hold an opening reception for exhibition at 6 p.m. on […]

Ascending Colors, one of four art installations on the UWF Pensacola campus

UWF public sculpture class works tell stories, transform campus

Art sculptures honoring the rich University of West Florida history beautify the UWF Pensacola campus with a variety of colors, textures and shapes. A class of UWF Department of Art students designed the aesthetically-pleasing artwork as part of an advanced sculpture course. Carrie Fonder, assistant professor in UWF’s Department of Art, and Barbara Larson, Department […]

Jeff Weeks, financial advisor and first vice president-investment officer at Wells Fargo Advisors and UWF alumnus, donated $50,000 to the UWF Foundation and the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities on Monday, April 8, 2019, in honor of his father, William "Bill" Weeks.

UWF alumnus honors father by providing scholarships to UWF students

The University of West Florida received a $50,000 gift from UWF alumnus Jeff Weeks to establish the William J. “Bill” Weeks Endowment Scholarship in honor of his father. The scholarship is reserved for first-generation college students majoring in fine arts, performing arts or communications within the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities. To qualify, […]

UWF receives $39,593 donation from Frank Brown Songwriters Festival for Larry Butler Award

The University of West Florida celebrated a $39,593 donation to the UWF Department of Music in support of the Larry Butler Memorial Music Award on Tuesday, April 2, at the Museum Plaza in Historic Pensacola. The new funds are a result of a fundraising concert featuring Dean Dillon in downtown Pensacola and the Frank Brown […]

The UWF Office of Equity and Diversity held the annual Kaleidoscope – Multiple Perspectives conference on Thursday, March 28, 2019, in the UWF Conference Center. The conference took an energetic approach to provide empowerment, embracing differences, inspiring action and facilitating a solution-oriented process for living a productive life. The program included panel discussions, small groups, and keynotes focusing on strategies for personal growth and development.

Kaleidoscope Conference explores multiple perspectives, encourages inclusive excellence

The Kaleidoscope-Multiple Perspectives conference took an energetic approach to provide empowerment, embrace differences, inspire action and facilitate a solution-oriented process for living a productive life on March 28 in the University Conference Center. Hosted by UWF’s Office of Equity and Diversity, the conference welcomed more than 160 attendees for a day of listening, networking and […]

UWF Department of Theatre presents “Dearly Departed”

The University of West Florida Department of Theatre presents “Dearly Departed,” a play by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones. Performances will be held April 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and April 7 and 14 at 2:30 p.m. All performances will take place in the Studio Theatre of the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, […]

The UWF Symphonic Band music ensemble performing on the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts

UWF Department of Music presents the Symphonic Band in its annual Film Music concert

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present the Symphonic Band in its annual Film Music concert on Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Mainstage Theatre of the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the Pensacola campus. This year’s concert is […]

UWF Department of Music presents Jazz Ensemble in concert with Walton Braves Jazz Ensemble

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present the Jazz Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. with special guest Walton Braves Jazz Ensemble. The concert will be held at the Museum of Commerce, 201 Zaragoza St., in downtown Pensacola. The UWF Jazz Ensemble will present the music of Alan Baylock, Pat Metheny, […]

UWF to host Kaleidoscope-Multiple Perspectives, a diversity and inclusion conference

  WHAT: The University of West Florida’s Office of Equity and Diversity will provide another way for the campus and community to embrace diversity and inclusion when it hosts its first Kaleidoscope-Multiple Perspectives conference. The conference will take an energetic approach to provide empowerment, embracing difference, inspiring action and facilitating a solution-oriented process for living a […]

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UWF Department of Music presents Dr. Ivo Kaltchev, piano

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present pianist Dr. Ivo Kaltchev as part of the Music Hall Artist Series. The event will be held on Monday, Mar. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the Pensacola campus. A prizewinner of international piano competitions […]

The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents “Aubrey Beardsley: Art of the Line Block Print”

The Art Gallery at the University of West Florida presents “Aubrey Beardsley: Art of the Line Block Print” from Feb. 7 through Mar. 9. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. TAG is located in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the Pensacola […]