Discovering your inner archaeologist

Have you ever wondered if that mystery object you found while digging in your garden was secretly a key piece of Northwest Florida’s history? Have you ever created a coil pot or had the chance to throw an atlatl spear? The opportunities are endless with activities, events and lectures during Florida Archaeology Month, which begins […]

Jealousy runs rampant in “The House of Bernarda Alba”

Through tragedy, we grieve. For some, it may take months and for others it seems to always be with them. For Bernarda Alba, main character in Frederico Garcia Lorca’s “The House of Bernarda Alba,” she takes the grief process into her own hands. Forcing her daughters to grieve the loss of her second husband for […]

Studers gift $2.25 million to support Maritime Museum

The University of West Florida has announced that Quint and Rishy Studer have gifted $2.25 million to support the Vice Admiral John H. Fetterman State of Florida Maritime Museum and Research Center. The gift to the UWF Foundation will be submitted for a dollar-for-dollar match through the state of Florida’s Alec P. Courtelis program for […]

Miss Universe hopeful hits the books

From the basketball court, to the classroom and also to the pageant stage, Katherine David, Miss Bolivia 2007 and current UWF international student, knows how to keep her life balanced. Interestingly enough, she wasn’t so sure about pageants when she began. “I thought they were kind of silly at first,” said David. “I wanted to […]

$1 million gift names aquarium exhibit at Maritime Museum

The University of West Florida has announced that the Lamar, Switzer and Reilly families have donated $1 million to name the Ocean Aquarium Exhibit at the Vice Admiral John H. Fetterman State of Florida Maritime Museum and Research Center. The aquarium will be named the Charles W. Lamar Sr. Ocean Aquarium. The gift to the […]

UWF receives gift to become an “All-Steinway School”

PENSACOLA – The University of West Florida announced today the receipt of a significant gift from Helen Wentworth which has allowed the UWF Department of Music to purchase 18 Steinway pianos (10 grand pianos and eight uprights) and receive the prestigious designation of “All-Steinway School.” The remainder of the gift will initiate a “Steinway Piano […]