UWF student wins selective National Institute of Mental Health Fellowship

Gabriela Cintron – a University of West Florida junior, majoring in psychology – was recently named a National Institute of Mental Health Summer Fellow. The 10-week program is held at the Florida Mental Health Institute, located on the campus of the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, and takes place June 2 through Aug. […]

UWF recognizes student excellence in leadership and service

The University of West Florida recently honored more than 250 students at the 28th annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet, hosted by the Division of Student Affairs. Students were recognized for various achievements, including completing thousands of hours of community service, managing millions of dollars in funding and embracing leadership roles that benefit campus life. The […]

UWF engineering team wins NASA Hybrid Motor Rocket Competition

A team of engineering students from the University of West Florida participated in the NASA Hybrid Motor Rocket Competition, sponsored by the NASA Florida Grant Consortium and North East Florida Association of Rocketry, in Bunnell, Florida, on March 12, 2016. Working under the supervision of Dr. Bhuvana Ramachandran, Abdul Huuda and Thena Elayaperumal placed first […]

UWF MBA student team earns top honors for work with Pensacola business

A team of University of West Florida MBA students won first place at the Small Business Institute’s 40th Annual Academic Conference in New Orleans last month for work done on behalf of a Pensacola business. MBA students Gerry Goldstein, Laura Jensen, Michael Newsom and Stelios Peterson won first place in the category of Best Small […]

UWF Notice: Hoverboard and Electronic Equipment

Effective immediately, the possession, use, or storage of electronic equipment such as Hoverboards, Swagways, IO Hawks, Skywalkers and any similar devices is prohibited anywhere on the University of West Florida Pensacola Campus, including in residence halls and apartments. This applies to all members of the campus community, and has been enacted to mitigate potential on-campus […]

UWF business fraternity wins awards at Grand Chapter Congress

The University of West Florida Eta Upsilon chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, a coed business fraternity, attended the organization’s 50th biennial Grand Chapter Congress this August in Chicago. Eta Upsilon received awards in three separate categories for their achievements within the community. Delta Sigma Pi is a professional, business fraternity for men and women with […]

UWF to welcome first-year students at Move-In Day

WHAT: Media are invited to join President Judith Bense and University officials as they welcome new students to the University of West Florida on Friday, Aug. 21. University administration, including Bense, will be visiting the residence halls, beginning at 9 a.m., while students move in. WHEN: Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 TIME: 9 a.m. MEETING LOCATION: UWF Pensacola Campus […]

Marine biology students offered adventure and hands-on learning across Florida through a partnership between UWF and the Florida Institute of Oceanography

The University of West Florida is joining four other universities and the Florida Institute of Oceanography in offering a five-week, summer field intensive marine biology course from May 13 to June 19. This field-intensive course is a collaboration among faculty members from UWF, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Gulf Coast University, University of North Florida and the […]

UWF chemistry professor receives prestigious Cottrell College Science Award

Dr. Tanay Kersharwani, University of West Florida assistant professor in Chemistry, was one of 33 scientists to be presented the Cottrell College Science Award by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. This award covers a wide range of research in astronomy, chemistry and physics. Dr. Kesharwani was recognized for his project, Development of Environmentally Benign […]

UWF and Gulf Islands National Seashore celebrate new partnership

Today, the University of West Florida celebrates a new partnership with Gulf Islands National Seashore to establish the Gulf Islands Research and Education Center. The GIREC will enhance and promote conservation, research and science education by directing research to high-priority resource management issues; promoting greater interaction between students, scientists and resource managers; and providing high-impact […]

UWF and Gulf Islands National Seashore to host event celebrating new partnership

WHAT: The University of West Florida is partnering with Gulf Islands National Seashore to establish the Gulf Islands Research and Education Center. The GIREC will seek to engage scientists, students and the public in conservation, research and science education. UWF President Judith Bense will join Park Superintendent Dan Brown and Sherri Fields from the Washington DC […]

UWF to host grand opening celebration for one-stop shop

WHAT: The University of West Florida Office of Enrollment Affairs will unveil Argo Central, a one-stop shop for students and parents, at a grand opening celebration on Wednesday, April 8 at 2 p.m. Argo Central will offer access to information pertaining to Admissions, Financial Aid, Financial Services and the Registrar’s Offices through various services including […]