Economic Report: Is the Zika Virus a Threat to Florida Tourism?

In this week’s Economic Report on WUWF 88.1-FM, Dr. Rick Harper discusses what the spread of the Zika virus could mean to Florida tourism.

Economic Report: How Will Changes to Overtime Pay Law Affect the Economy?

Dr. Rick Harper discusses recent changes to federal rules governing overtime pay.

Leadership Workshop Helps Educators Develop Skills

The workshop was designed to help participants evaluate leadership skills. About 55 people from the district attended the sessions, which were from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on three Saturdays during April.

More Foster Children Being Placed in Homes with Better Resources

There is a growing body of cross-disciplinary research in fields such as education, sociology and child development studying two primary obstacles affecting the achievement of children living in low socioeconomic households.

Picture of Pensacola Beach, FL. Gulf Coast Tourism.

Economic Report: Tourism on Pace to Set Records in 2016

In this week’s Economic Report on WUWF 88.1-FM, Dr. Rick Harper, vice president of research and economic opportunity at the University of West Florida, discusses how Gulf Coast tourism is shaping up in 2016.

Hotel receptionist giving away business card.

Students Participate in FWB Chamber Meeting

Hospitality management students from the University of West Florida’s Fort Walton Beach Campus made presentations at the recent meeting of the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce tourism committee.

Research Highlighted at UWF Student Scholars Symposium

More than 180 exhibits representing the gamut of research were on display Thursday at the University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium.

‌Kristie Anthony, Aspen Drude and Fernanda Amaral winners of the SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Case Competition undergraduate division in Atlanta, Ga.

UWF Student Team Takes Top Prize at Human Resources Competition

A student team from the University of West Florida’s Management and Management Information Systems undergraduate program placed first in the Society for Human Resource Management Student Case Competition.