UWFAlumna_Dr. Patricia Izbicki plays piano

UWF program paves a multitude of career paths for music majors

The University of West Florida has added the Bachelor of Arts in Music and an Outside Field program, which will allow students a unique opportunity to prepare for employment in a variety of disciplines including music, the humanities, education, health and STEM fields. The program is designed for students interested in majoring in music while […]

UWF professors Dr. Valerie Morganson and Dr. Steve Kass, along with graduate students Kenzie Hurley, Cayla Hartley, Kaylin Strong and Dean Jones, conducting parachute simulations with former U.S. Navy pilot Andy Caputi on Jan. 22, 2020.

UWF researchers work with SoarTech, U.S. Navy to evaluate parachute training system

University of West Florida researchers are helping the U.S. Navy evaluate parachute training devices for its pilots and other personnel. Dr. Steven Kass, professor in the Department of Psychology, and Dr. Valerie Morganson, associate professor in the Department of Psychology have been working on the project. Their work includes conducting analyses to determine the cognitive skills […]

Virtual cybersecurity training at the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections office 

UWF partners with Escambia County elections staff to enhance cybersecurity preparations

The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity provided virtual training for the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections staff on Wednesday, July 15, in preparation for the 2020 general election. The election training session included how to report suspicious activity, demystifying the world of hackers and building a cybersecurity culture in which all staff members […]

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UWF, Escambia County partner to test local waters for Vibrio bacteria

University of West Florida researchers are working with the Escambia County Natural Resources Management Department to test local waters for the presence and abundance of various Vibrio species, including those associated with the “flesh-eating” disease necrotizing fasciitis. Dr. Lisa Waidner, assistant professor, Dr. Jane Caffrey, professor, and Dr. Wade Jeffrey, professor, are heading up a […]

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