Drs. Muhammad, Fatema Rashid and family

Donors establish scholarship endowment for first generation and female students in STEM

Muhammad and Fatema Rashid established the Dr. Faeza Rashid Kazmier STEM Scholarship Endowment, which will benefit first generation in college and female students in UWF’s Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering.  “STEM education cultivates problem-solving and critical thinking skills for creativity and innovation needed for the 21st century workforce,” said Muhammad and Fatema Rashid. […]

UWF team places among top in global cybersecurity competition

A University of West Florida student team ranked among the best in the world in the annual Global Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition, hosted virtually for the first time by Rochester Institute of Technology. UWF placed among the top 15 teams in the CPTC, advancing to the finals as a wild card entrant from the Southeast […]

Changing Technology Leads Evolving Cybersecurity Strategy

Part of Shively’s research is to determine if there is a disconnect between those making the national policy decisions and those working on the ground in the cybersecurity field.

Escambia County Offers Kudos to UWF Associate Professor

Dr. Lakshmi Prayaga recently received the Information Technology Partner Award from the Escambia County School District.

UWF Professor Talks About Diversity of Data on Election Day

Snider spoke about all things data as part of the University’s Data Dialogues series of lectures that focuses on data visualizing and analysis in research across disciplines.

UWF Students Showcase Research

Students presented a variety of research projects at the showcase on topics including information security and privacy, wearable device security, cloud security, and machine learning.

Steering UWF’s New Mechanical Engineering Program

At least 150 students have already declared mechanical engineering as their major.

Northwest Florida Could Emerge As Leader for Cybersecurity Jobs

The University of West Florida could play a major role in developing that pipeline of cybersecurity talent.

Human-Robot Interaction Research Provides Invaluable Experience

The results of the single-jointed robotic arm project could benefit power assist systems and assistive devices such as robotic walkers and pushed wheelchairs.

Time Management, Other Tools Help Freshmen Make Smooth Transition from High School to College, Experts Say

Overcoming the challenge can present difficulty, and expectations in college classes can be overwhelming.

Summer Research Symposium Highlights Student Projects

The selected students spent 250 hours or more working on a research project in their program of study and under close supervision of a faculty mentor.

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.”