Cliff Richardson, a Spring 2021 marine biology graduate, came up with the innovative idea to create a relationship between Buff City Soap and MOTE Marine Laboratory and Aquarium for the "Conservation in Practice" assignment in the Biology of Coral Reefs course.

UWF student leaves lasting legacy, creates community partnership to help coral reefs

A recent University of West Florida graduate is taking a class project to the next level and making a lasting impact through community partnership. Cliff Richardson, a Spring 2021 marine biology graduate, came up with the innovative idea to create a relationship between Buff City Soap and Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium for the “Conservation […]

The University of West Florida announces it will lead a coalition of 10 institutions designated as National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity by establishing a program to address the critical national shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals in the U.S. The National Security Agency selected UWF to oversee the program, which will launch in the spring and be funded by a two-year, $6 million grant. The announcement was made to a virtual audience from the Center of Cybersecurity on Oct. 27, 2020.

UWF and NSA highlight partnership and best practices in cybersecurity education at RSA conference

The University of West Florida and National Security Agency recently highlighted best practices in cybersecurity education at the 2021 RSA Conference. Dr. Eman El-Sheikh, Associate Vice President at the UWF Center for Cybersecurity, discussed how the NSA and UWF Center for Cybersecurity are collaborating to advance cybersecurity education and training for our nation through innovative […]

UWF S-STEM Scholars program marks 5th year with student success

The University of West Florida Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering is celebrating the success of 25 remarkable students, thanks to the completion of a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation. In 2016, the University received a grant totaling $649,888 from the National Science Foundation that provided scholarships, research/internship opportunities and professional development […]

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Study reveals history of longleaf pines on UWF’s Pensacola campus

Shortly after the University of West Florida hired him as a biology professor in the spring of 2018, Dr. Frank Gilliam walked the Pensacola campus in awe of the majestic canopy of trees. “I’m thinking, ‘this place is amazing’,” Gilliam said. “I’m looking at these longleaf pines, big wide oaks and magnolias and realizing someone […]

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