UWF biology student conducting lab experiments in the state-of-the-art Lab Sciences Annex.

UWF alumni credit NIH-funded MARC scholars program with providing them opportunities in STEM field

Three UWF alumni are paving the way for themselves and future generations of women in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, fields. Hailee Nigro, Victoria Drake and Maisha Epps graduated from UWF this month and will attend graduate programs this year. Nigro, Drake and Epps were scholars in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

Saipan Project

Veterans and archaeologists search for missing WWII personnel

In June 1944, U.S. forces launched an amphibious assault on the island of Saipan. During that assault, 22 F6F-3 Hellcat aircraft were lost. At least three of those aircraft went down near Tanapag Harbor, Saipan. The aircraft and pilots remain unaccounted for. Efforts began last week to continue the search for the aircraft and to […]

UWF's Student Government Association is taking steps to tackle period poverty on UWF’s Pensacola campus by providing free menstrual products on campus. Period poverty is the inability to access clean menstrual hygiene products. A recent study conducted by two College of Education and Professional Studies faculty members revealed its prevalence on campus.

UWF students provide free menstrual products, work to raise awareness on ‘period poverty’ following campus study

The University of West Florida’s Student Government Association is taking steps to tackle period poverty on UWF’s Pensacola campus. Period poverty is the inability to access clean menstrual hygiene products. A recent study conducted by two College of Education and Professional Studies faculty members revealed its prevalence on campus.  “Period poverty is not new, but […]

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UWF boosts economic development in Northwest Florida through Industry Resilience and Diversification Fund program

The Industry Resilience and Diversification Fund program, administered by the University of West Florida, has completed its first year of operations after being relaunched in 2021. The program, managed by UWF’s Office of Research Administration and Engagement, remains open to new applicants. Over the past year, the University has approved IRDF incentive funding for projects […]

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