Drs. Muhammad, Fatema Rashid and family

Donors establish scholarship endowment for first generation and female students in STEM

Muhammad and Fatema Rashid established the Dr. Faeza Rashid Kazmier STEM Scholarship Endowment, which will benefit first generation in college and female students in UWF’s Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering.  “STEM education cultivates problem-solving and critical thinking skills for creativity and innovation needed for the 21st century workforce,” said Muhammad and Fatema Rashid. […]

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) […]

UWF Computer Science students competed against other institutions during the Intercollegiate Programming Contest in the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering on Mar. 5, 2022.

UWF team earns third place in computer programming competition

A University of West Florida student team placed third in Division II at the annual International Collegiate Programming Contest Southeast competition on March 5. The UWF Department of Computer Science hosted the competition as one of five regional sites for teams from UWF and other nearby universities to participate in the 2021 ICPC Southeast contest, […]

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UWF professor partners with BIOPAC to develop early Alzheimer’s detection device

Dr. James Arruda, professor in the University of West Florida Department of Psychology, recently signed a consulting and licensing agreement with California-based company, BIOPAC Systems Inc., to collaborate on the development of a device that could be instrumental in the early detection of Alzheimer’s. A patent is estimated to be completed within six months. Arruda […]

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