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.

‌Kristie Anthony, Aspen Drude and Fernanda Amaral winners of the SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Case Competition undergraduate division in Atlanta, Ga.

UWF Student Team Takes Top Prize at Human Resources Competition

A student team from the University of West Florida’s Management and Management Information Systems undergraduate program placed first in the Society for Human Resource Management Student Case Competition.

Dr. Karen Saucier Lundy, professor emeritus at the University of Southern Mississippi, speaks during the Research Integrity for Sensitive Populations Conference at the Hampton Inn.

Participants Discuss Research Integrity at University of West Florida Conference

Dozens of experts gathered at the Hampton Inn last week to discuss and develop guidelines relating to the integrity of research when sensitive populations such as veterans, the elderly, the homeless and other special needs groups are the subject.

Dr. Jennifer M. Feltman, Visiting Assistant Professor in her office at the University of West Florida.

UWF’s Dr. Jennifer Feltman Explains Her Fascination with History’s Mysteries Revealed Through Architecture

Jennifer M. Feltman, a visiting professor in the art department of the University of West Florida, specializes in the art and architecture of medieval Europe.

Dental Remains Help Archaeologists Identify Immigrants in Roman Ruins

Little is known about the swath of less well-to-do citizens who accounted for the bulk of the Roman empire’s population.

Dr. Jim Jipson speaks to crowd during the Rite of Passage lecture series at The Art Gallery at UWF.

UWF Professor Stresses Importance of Arts at Rite of Passage Lecture

Jim Jipson has served as chair of the University of West Florida’s Department of Art and was the first director for the Center of Fine and Performing Arts. His stunning artwork has been featured at galleries across the country.

‌Rachel Richardson, recently raised money to do clean up dives on artificial reefs in Pensacola. She along with other volunteers set up a GoFundMe page and raised enough donation money to take a dive trip down to the USS Massachusetts. They collected and removed 320 lbs. and 14 oz. of debris from the site.

UWF Student Leads Effort to Clean Historic Pensacola Shipwreck

Rachel Richardson had long heard that the historic battleship USS Massachusetts partially submerged off the coast of Pensacola had become inundated with trash.

Professor and post doctoral scholar work on project in the lab.

Youngil Lee Explores Many Benefits of Exercise

Dr. Youngil Lee spends weekday mornings teaching University of West Florida students. He spends many afternoons in his molecular and cellular exercise physiology laboratory located in the Department of Exercise Science and Community Health.

James Frazier and his team present their RSS recomendation project in Dr. Eman El-Sheikh’s class in the College of Science & Engineering.

AI Course Innovates at UWF

Predicting stock prices and giving a tour of a building are very different tasks. But University of West Florida students last semester used the same tool – artificial intelligence – to accomplish both of them.

Students dissect lionfish to look for prey items during marine biology class.

Researchers, Restaurateurs Tackle Lionfish Problem

While it may be beautiful in a home aquarium, the aggressive and fast-reproducing lionfish is wreaking havoc in the ocean ecosystem and endangering reef habitats.