UWF awarded a nearly $1.7 million grant to train biomedical students

The University of West Florida has earned an approximately $1.7 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health to mentor and train the next generation of biomedical scientists. The undergraduate research training initiative for student enhancement, known as U-RISE, scholars program promotes broader participation in the biomedical research workforce by expanding the pool […]

UWF student team places second at National Robotics Challenge

A University of West Florida Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering student team recently placed second in the Sumo Robot category of the National Robotics Challenge. The competition was held in Marion, Ohio, on April 18-20. Mechanical engineering majors Kobi Menser, Trey Owens, Emmalee McClain, Vero Vargas Salinas, Luke Bryant, Pedro de Oliveira Camargo […]

UWF students earn award from NASA at Human Exploration Rover Challenge

University of West Florida Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering students were recognized with the Ingenuity Award at the 30th NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge. The Ingenuity Award, judged by NASA engineers, is given to a team that shows the most creative design and problem-solving process. The competition, which concluded on April 20, is […]

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Interdisciplinary team of UWF faculty help write the rules on cancer prevention in Florida

An interdisciplinary team of faculty from UWF has served as the program evaluation team for the Florida Department of Health’s Cancer Prevention and Control Implementation Program since 2018. The team’s contract was recently renewed after it received strong feedback from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which funds the initiative. “This partnership is fundamentally […]

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