UWF addresses workforce shortage in STEM fields with three new degree programs

The University of West Florida is launching three new degree programs in direct response to increased workforce demand in STEM fields. Beginning in Fall 2019, UWF will offer a Master of Science in Cybersecurity; Master of Science in Engineering; and Bachelor of Science in Instructional Design and Technology. The UWF Board of Trustees approved the […]

UWF student holding books in the UWF Emerald Coast Library

UWF to offer new communication degree at UWF Emerald Coast

Beginning in Fall 2019, UWF’s Emerald Coast location in Fort Walton Beach will offer a degree in communication. “For 48 years, UWF Emerald Coast has been an extension of both the quality of education and caliber of faculty found at the Pensacola campus,” said UWF President Martha D. Saunders. “We choose new programs thoughtfully to […]

UWF to host Kaleidoscope-Multiple Perspectives, a diversity and inclusion conference

  WHAT: The University of West Florida’s Office of Equity and Diversity will provide another way for the campus and community to embrace diversity and inclusion when it hosts its first Kaleidoscope-Multiple Perspectives conference. The conference will take an energetic approach to provide empowerment, embracing difference, inspiring action and facilitating a solution-oriented process for living a […]

FPAN plays key role in training wounded warriors to search for missing WWII service members

The Florida Public Archaeology Network, a program of the Division of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of West Florida, recently teamed up with East Carolina University’s Program in Maritime Studies and the Task Force Dagger Foundation to create a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for wounded U.S. Special Operations Command service members. Dr. Della Scott-Ireton, FPAN associate […]

UWF College of Education and Professional Studies Mock Trial Courtroom

UWF Mock Trial Team advances to next round in national tournament

The University of West Florida Mock Trial Team finished in the top eight in the American Mock Trial Team Association’s Regional Tournament, earning the team the right to compete in the Opening Round Championship. This championship will take place in Decatur, Georgia on March 16-17 against teams from the Southeast U.S. UWF’s team advanced alongside […]

UWF honors local community members at the third annual Trailblazer Awards luncheon hosted at the Museum of Commerce on Feb. 20, 2019

UWF honors local trailblazers at annual awards

In honor of Black History Month, the University of West Florida Office of Equity and Diversity and Epps Christian Center recently partnered to award nine community members who inspire and empower the Pensacola area. The third annual Trailblazer Awards luncheon was hosted at the Museum of Commerce in downtown Pensacola on Feb. 20. “The whole […]

UWF President Martha D. Saunders and PSC President Ed Meadows at the PSC2UWF extended partnership signing ceremony on Tuesday, March 5, 2019

University of West Florida and Pensacola State College strengthen academic partnerships with extended PSC2UWF program

The University of West Florida and Pensacola State College celebrated the launch of a redesigned and extended PSC2UWF program, which features new benefits, at a signing ceremony on Tuesday, March 5 at the PSC campus. PSC2UWF creates a more accessible, streamlined pathway for students to transfer from PSC and earn a bachelor’s degree from UWF. […]

The Simpson House, built in 1935, is located at the Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site in Milton, FL

Public invited to grand opening of UWF Historic Trust Arcadia Homestead

The University of West Florida Historic Trust’s Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site will host the grand opening of the Arcadia Homestead on Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The addition provides a new cultural resource and heritage tourism destination in Northwest Florida. Arcadia Homestead is part of the Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site, located […]

2019 Women in Leadership Conference empowers women and others in sold-out crowd

Hundreds of students, young professionals and executives packed the University of West Florida Conference Center and Auditorium on Friday, March 1, to hear and learn from prominent female leaders at the 2019 Women in Leadership Conference. The annual event, hosted by the College of Business Executive Mentor Program, got its start in 2014 and this […]

UWF students propose solutions to secure, safeguard voter information

UWF students are taking steps to create awareness and solutions for registered voter impersonation and misrepresentation, and their proposed solutions are receiving statewide recognition. Through a sponsorship from the UWF College of Business’s Center for Entrepreneurship, junior mechanical engineering major, Samantha Brown, and senior computer science major, Christian Um Kaman recently participated in the 2019 […]

University of West Florida and Pensacola State College to host signing ceremony celebrating expanded partnership

  WHAT: UWF President Martha Saunders and PSC President Ed Meadows will sign and announce details of an expanded PSC2UWF partnership agreement, which provides students a seamless, simple transfer from PSC to UWF to attain a bachelor’s degree. The redesigned agreement also includes a reverse transfer option for PSC and will provide additional benefits for students […]

Dr. James Arruda, Dr. Crystal Bennett and Dr. Youngil Lee in the Cardiovascular Physiology Lab in Building 72. Three faculty in the Usha Kundu, MD College of Health at UWF engaged in research aimed at identifying, ameliorating or combating the causative mechanisms or symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Leading the charge in the study of Alzheimer’s disease – UWF faculty delve into dynamic treatment options

Cutting-edge research on Alzheimer’s disease is uncovering new information on the early detection and treatment of patients with the disorder, and it’s taking place at the University of West Florida. Three UWF Usha Kundu, MD College of Health faculty members are at the forefront of finding new methods to combat Alzheimer’s disease through their careful […]