Community Maritime Park Scores Highest. It has good lighting, memorable features and well-maintained facilities.

Community Maritime Park Scores Highest in Park Survey

For the second year in a row, a University of West Florida freshman seminar class focused on the theme of community has studied the quality of Pensacola parks.

Hannah Findley a sophomore biochemistry major photo processes dolphin fin photos for the Finbase Program which catalogs local dolphins.

UWF Student Seeks Cause of Skin Lesions on Dolphins

University of West Florida sophomore Hannah Findley has a love for all things marine. The biochemistry major grew up playing in the rivers and lakes of North Georgia.

UWF Music Students Study With Grammy-Winner Eric Whitacre

Grammy-winning composer Eric Whitacre spent three days working as an artist in residence at the University of West Florida with students in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities April 20-22.

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UWF English Students’ Research Highlighted on National Stage

Students in the University of West Florida’s Department of English have recently gotten the opportunity to present their research at prestigious conferences across the country.

Research Highlighted at UWF Student Scholars Symposium

More than 180 exhibits representing the gamut of research were on display Thursday at the University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium.

Dr. Sherry Schneider assistant professor of Psychology speaks during the Faculty Advance Showcase at the University of West Florida. STEM.

UWF Program Aims to Attract and Advance Women in STEM Fields

The 2016 UWF Faculty ADVANCE Showcase, held April 8, offered a chance not only to reflect on the program’s achievements in growing the ranks of women in fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, but also to look toward the future.

Runge Strings Orchestra Concert Offers Mix Of Traditional and Modern Fare

Though classical music has existed for hundreds of years, it remains fresh through interpretation and combinations of different pieces, and director Leonid Yanovskiy says the coming Runge Strings Orchestra Concert will be a good example of this.

Dr. Joseph Spaniola leads the jazz ensemble rehearsal at the University of West Florida.

Spaniola Creates Music, Teaches People How to Listen

Dr. Joseph Spaniola has spent 37 years composing and arranging music. For the last nine years he has drawn on these skills to teach students in the music department at the University of West Florida. His classes range from music theory to the history of rock ’n’ roll.

Thomas Asmuth working

UWF Professor to Take His ‘Turbidity Paintings’ to Hong Kong

University of West Florida art professor Thomas Asmuth continues to forge a reputation as an innovative explorer of experimental media by blending art, science and technology.

Junior chemistry major Aaron Mena mixes a metal hydroxide and zinc acetate

Chemistry Student Creates Quantum Dots in Lab

A University of West Florida junior will travel to California for the 21st American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition to present about Quantum dots.

Adam Roberts a UWF senior and Greg Leenig a UWF junior learn to take a water sample using a vandorn during the Bream Fishermen Association’s Environmental Water Sampling Academy at the 17th Ave. boat ramp.

UWF Students, Volunteers Trained to Help in Water Sampling

In the late 1960s, Escambia Bay had deteriorated to the point that fish kills were measured in square miles. A group of local fishermen became so concerned about the degradation that they banded together to help protect local waterways.

Students learn to use ranging poles while mapping at Pensacola Beach.

UWF Students Work to Map Coastal Grid

A sun-kissed slice of beach owned by the University of West Florida can provide a perfect laboratory for students.