Exit Poll to be conducted by UWF Government students

The University of West Florida (UWF) Department of Government is conducting an exit poll on Nov. 6, to provide students with an opportunity to engage the local community about voting choice and issues that matter to the voting public. Institutions around the country are participating in the project, developed by Professor Jennifer Emery at UWF, […]

UWF to host colloquium in continued support of Military Veterans

The University of West Florida’s Center on Aging and Military Veterans Resource Center (MVRC) will co-host a Colloquium on the Health and Well-Being of Military Veterans on Friday, Nov. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center. The event, entitled “Life Issues and Opportunities for Veterans of All Ages,” will include […]

University of West Florida to host 15th annual U.S.-Japan Social Welfare Symposium

The University of West Florida (UWF) will host the 15th annual U.S.-Japan Social Welfare Symposium on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1 to 4:45 p.m. at the UWF Conference Center. The symposium is organized by the UWF Department of Social Work and the Japan Center/Jikei-American Center. The event will feature two keynote speakers. Tetsuyuki Sawa, Director of Social Welfare […]

University of West Florida continues support of Military Veterans through upcoming programs

The University of West Florida continues its efforts to support military veterans through several Veterans Day observance programs, events and initiatives on campus in the coming weeks.  UWF will host its annual Veterans Day Observance program on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the UWF Commons Auditorium. The guest speaker at […]

UWF Downtown to host 2nd lecture presenting Dr. Jocelyn Evans

Dr. Jocelyn Evans, chair of the University of West Florida Department of Government, will be the guest speaker for the upcoming UWF Downtown: A Lecture Series Honoring the Arts and Humanities event. UWF Downtown will take place on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Artell Gallery, 223 Palafox Place, in downtown Pensacola. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m., followed by […]

Nominations now open for 2012 UWF Alumni Awards and Recognition Program

Nominations are now being accepted for the University of West Florida (UWF) Alumni Awards and Recognition Program, hosted annually by the Alumni Association. The annual awards are given in recognition of those who make a difference to the Alumni Association, the university, their respective communities, and the more than 69,000 UWF alumni. Those eligible for […]

Sixth annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition hosted by the University of West Florida

The University of West Florida (UWF) will host the sixth annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition for local middle and high school students on Saturday, Oct. 20 in the UWF Field House. Participating robotics teams from area schools are given 42 days to complete a product, which they will present on Saturday. This year’s objective […]

National Science Foundation ADVANCE Distinguished Visiting Scholar to speak at UWF

Dr. Mary Silver, professor emeritus at the University of California-Santa Cruz, will speak at the University of West Florida (UWF) on Friday, Oct. 19 at 12 p.m. as part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) UWF ADVANCE Distinguished Visiting Scholars series. Silver will present a public lecture, entitled “Natural Toxins in the Sea: Ancient Hazards […]

UWF to host annual Disability Awareness Day program

The University of West Florida ADA Office will host the ninth annual Disability Awareness Day Program on Oct. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the UWF Auditorium. The theme is “Real People, Real Impact: Celebrating Community and Changing Attitudes.” This year, the Disability Awareness Day Program will honor disabled veterans. The featured keynote speaker is Brian Fleming, […]

UWF hosts grand opening of new College of Business Education Center

The University of West Florida (UWF) celebrated the grand opening of the state-of-the-art College of Business Education Center on Thursday, Oct. 4 with a ribbon-cutting dedication and reception. Throughout the week, UWF hosted a series of events to provide an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends to reconnect with one another and to […]

UWF Downtown lecture series kicks off with presentation from President Judy Bense

The University of West Florida (UWF) is launching UWF Downtown: A Lecture Series Honoring the Arts and Humanities, with a presentation by President Judy Bense on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) in downtown Pensacola. Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by Bense’s lecture, “Where’s My Shovel: […]

Sixth Annual UWF Alumni Scholarship Classic supports scholarships for UWF Students

The University of West Florida hosted the Sixth Annual Alumni Scholarship Classic tournament today at Scenic Hills Country Club. Each year, the Scholarship Classic draws area alumni, faculty, staff, students and members of the community to compete in the tournament. Over the past six years, more than $44,000 has been raised to directly support UWF […]