UWF Computer Science students competed against other institutions during the Intercollegiate Programming Contest in the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering on Mar. 5, 2022.

UWF team earns third place in computer programming competition

A University of West Florida student team placed third in Division II at the annual International Collegiate Programming Contest Southeast competition on March 5. The UWF Department of Computer Science hosted the competition as one of five regional sites for teams from UWF and other nearby universities to participate in the 2021 ICPC Southeast contest, […]

UWF understands the important role that family members play in the support and success of our active duty service members and veterans, extending its services to family members in order to assist them in reaching their academic goals.

UWF ranks in top five nationally for Military Friendly® Schools

The University of West Florida has been recognized with a 2022-2023 Top Ten Military Friendly® School designation in the large public category. In the annual rankings released on March 7, 2022, UWF ranked No. 4, jumping to the highest spot on the list in school history. UWF was the only Florida State University System institution […]

Dr. James Arruda, professor in the University of West Florida Department of Psychology,

UWF professor partners with BIOPAC to develop early Alzheimer’s detection device

Dr. James Arruda, professor in the University of West Florida Department of Psychology, recently signed a consulting and licensing agreement with California-based company, BIOPAC Systems Inc., to collaborate on the development of a device that could be instrumental in the early detection of Alzheimer’s. A patent is estimated to be completed within six months. Arruda […]

Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Tim Kinsella, Director for the UWF College of Business Center for Leadership.

UWF College of Business forms Center for Leadership, appoints retired Navy captain as director

The University of West Florida College of Business has hired retired U.S. Navy Capt. Tim Kinsella to create and direct its newly formed Center for Leadership, effective March 1. Kinsella is charged with building University-industry linkages for the Center as well as creating leadership development programs for the University and community.  “I am excited about […]

The UWF Center for Cybersecurity is a cutting-edge site that supports full-spectrum cyber operations including detection, incident response, protection, recovery and investigation using hands-on, scenario-based training. Located in the Studer Community Institute in downtown Pensacola, the Center for Cybersecurity's location positions the Center to conduct innovative teaching, research and training for students, professionals and state agency personnel.

UWF Cybersecurity adds partnerships and workforce development opportunities in 2022

The University of West Florida’s Center for Cybersecurity is building off its momentum since emerging as a national leader in cybersecurity workforce development. The Center, established in 2014, continues to expand and add new partnerships and opportunities for workforce cyber training. This year, UWF was named among 84 institutions across the country selected to join […]

UWF Singers present ‘Collaborations’

The University of West Florida’s Dr. Grier Williams School of Music is proud to sponsor the UWF Singers as they present “Collaborations” on Tuesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rolfs Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Pensacola campus. The “Collaborations” concerts began in 2016 to connect the […]

UWF honors inspiring and empowering community leaders at annual Trailblazer Awards

The University of West Florida Office of Equity and Diversity, in partnership with Epps Christian Center, awarded nine community members who inspire and empower the Pensacola area. The sixth annual Trailblazer Awards was hosted virtually on Feb. 23, 2022 via the UWF Equity and Diversity Facebook page. “This year’s awards are particularly special because they […]

UWF announces gifts from key Football Founders to support Sandy Sansing Sports Medicine Center

The University of West Florida recently announced $100,000 gifts each from Dr. Judy Bense, UWF President Emeritus, and Eric and Peg Nickelsen, UWF Football Founders, in support of the Sandy Sansing Sports Medicine Center within that expansion.  Bense first announced the establishment of a UWF football team in Fall 2013, during her eight-year tenure as […]

The Art Gallery at UWF presents “if you can see a thing whole…”

The Art Gallery at the University of West Florida, presents “if you can see a thing whole…”, an exhibition featuring New Orleans based artists Hannah Chalew and Pippin Frisbie-Calder. The exhibition will run from Feb. 10 through March 3. TAG is located in The Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the Pensacola […]

UWF health sciences and administration faculty members publish first textbook on Pressbooks

Two faculty members in the University of West Florida Department of Health Sciences and Administration have published the institution’s first Pressbooks Open Educational Resource textbook, “Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professions.” Dr. Andrea Nelson, clinical assistant professor and Usha Kundu, MD College of Health high impact practice fellow and liaison, and Katherine Greene, adjunct instructor, collaborated […]

UWF Dr. Grier Williams School of Music presents Duo Turgeon

The University of West Florida Dr. Grier Williams School of Music will present pianists Duo Turgeon as part of the Music Hall Artist Series on Monday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rolfs Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the Pensacola campus.  The Duo Turgeon will perform […]

UWF online programs rank among best in U.S. News and World Report

The University of West Florida ranked among the best in the nation in the prestigious 2022 U.S. News and World Report Best Online College rankings. UWF ranked 59th among 361 institutions for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and 35th for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans in the rankings released on Jan. 25.  “Each year, these […]