UWF Adjunct History Instructor Explores Lincoln’s Home Life in New Book

Alan Manning grew up loving history, which he learned first-hand from his grandfather who used to regale him with stories of World War I.

High School Students Learn Cybersecurity in UWF Summer Camp

The camp provided students with hands-on training in cybersecurity and an introduction to the Linux operating system.

Author, Editor Reflects on Lifelong Love of Poetry

Jonathan Fink is a professor and the director of creative writing at the University of West Florida, where he also edits Panhandler Magazine and Panhandler Books.

Cellphone Conversations Cause Major Distraction in Car

In a study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 69 percent of U.S. drivers reported that they talk on a cell phone while driving.

Paper by UWF Educator Draws Attention Online

The paper, on which Stanny is the lead author along with co-authors Melissa Gonzalez and Britt McGowan reference librarians at UWF, covers a five-year longitudinal study.

Students Learn STEM Concepts at UWF’s Discovery Spot Camp

“Discovery Spot is a technology rich playground that provides an innovative space for students in grades 5-12 to experience state of the art technology in various STEM disciplines.”

Dr. Susan James Provides Intense Writing Training for Teachers

James is in charge of the National Writing Project, which is a three-week summer program designed to immerse educators in reading and writing activities.

‘Soft’ Skills Important to Landing a Job

To get that perfect job after graduation, students need to bone up on their “soft” skills.

Engage Children to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Without the bell-to-bell school schedule, days fill up with fun and leisure for students on vacation.

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.

Senior teaching and learning major Katherine Folse from the Santa Rosa Tutor Mentor Program works with second graders Mariah Rugg and Christian Justice at East Milton Elementary School.

Santa Rosa Mentoring Program a ‘Win-Win’

Three second-grade students sit around a table shaped like a semicircle. They read “Rumplestiltskin” aloud. Two whisper, and one uses a normal tone of voice.

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UWF English Students’ Research Highlighted on National Stage

Students in the University of West Florida’s Department of English have recently gotten the opportunity to present their research at prestigious conferences across the country.