The University of West Florida held its Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase Thursday, April 19, 2018. The showcase brings together undergraduate and graduate students, and faculty to showcase their research, scholarly, and creative activities over the last year through research poster presentations and 3-minute oral presentations. Students (undergraduate, graduate, doctoral) and faculty were invited to present their research and creative projects at the UWF Symposium.

UWF invites community to engage in research, creative work at Student Scholars Symposium during Founders Week

The University of West Florida will celebrate student and faculty research at the Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase on Thursday, April 18. The symposium will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University Commons Conference Center, the Center for Fine and Performing Arts and the John C. Pace Library. The […]

UWF student Basil Kuloba in the Cybersecurity Battle Lab in the Science and Engineering Building, Building 4.

Grand opening ceremony to celebrate UWF Center for Cybersecurity’s move to downtown Pensacola

  WHAT: The University of West Florida will celebrate an increased presence in downtown Pensacola with a new home for the Center for Cybersecurity in the Studer Community Institute Building. A grand opening ceremony, held as part of UWF’s Founders Week festivities, will introduce the community to the new facility, which is positioned to build […]

UWF GeoData Center receives Gulf Power Foundation grant for water quality testing project

The University of West Florida GeoData Center was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from Gulf Power Foundation, which will help modernize a water quality research project at Booker T. Washington High School. Since 2013, Booker T. Washington High School Marine Science Academy students have been collecting water quality data at Bayou Texar in Pensacola. The […]

UWF student in the Cybersecurity Battle Lab

National forum for cybersecurity executives to address critical workforce shortage

Cybersecurity executives from across the nation will seek to combat the rapidly-evolving cyber threat landscape and address the critical shortage of professionals at the Centers of Academic Excellence Executive Leadership Forum on April 24 to 25 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach hotel. The University of West Florida, a nationally-recognized leader in cybersecurity education and training, […]

UWF addresses workforce shortage in STEM fields with three new degree programs

The University of West Florida is launching three new degree programs in direct response to increased workforce demand in STEM fields. Beginning in Fall 2019, UWF will offer a Master of Science in Cybersecurity; Master of Science in Engineering; and Bachelor of Science in Instructional Design and Technology. The UWF Board of Trustees approved the […]

FPAN plays key role in training wounded warriors to search for missing WWII service members

The Florida Public Archaeology Network, a program of the Division of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of West Florida, recently teamed up with East Carolina University’s Program in Maritime Studies and the Task Force Dagger Foundation to create a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for wounded U.S. Special Operations Command service members. Dr. Della Scott-Ireton, FPAN associate […]

Dr. James Arruda, Dr. Crystal Bennett and Dr. Youngil Lee in the Cardiovascular Physiology Lab in Building 72. Three faculty in the Usha Kundu, MD College of Health at UWF engaged in research aimed at identifying, ameliorating or combating the causative mechanisms or symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Leading the charge in the study of Alzheimer’s disease – UWF faculty delve into dynamic treatment options

Cutting-edge research on Alzheimer’s disease is uncovering new information on the early detection and treatment of patients with the disorder, and it’s taking place at the University of West Florida. Three UWF Usha Kundu, MD College of Health faculty members are at the forefront of finding new methods to combat Alzheimer’s disease through their careful […]

Cybersecurity ambassadors Megan Morton and Caroline Krouse answer cybersecurity questions from a Beulah Middle School student.

AT&T awards UWF gift to grow, expand outreach of Cybersecurity Ambassadors Program

The University of West Florida announces a gift from AT&T to enhance its Center for Cybersecurity Ambassadors Program. AT&T presented the gift at a check ceremony on Friday, Feb. 15, at the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering Building. The Center for Cybersecurity Ambassadors Program debuted in January 2018. In their role as ambassadors, […]

Dr. Guillermo Francia III, faculty scholar of the UWF Center for Cybersecurity, instructing a UWF student in the Cybersecurity Battle Lab in the Science and Engineering Building, Building 4.

UWF to showcase cybersecurity program on Capitol Hill

The University of West Florida will highlight the success of its cybersecurity program on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Cybersecurity Centers of Academic Excellence Grant Showcase in Washington, D.C. The NSA and Department of Homeland Security administer the CAE program. Representatives from 15 higher-education institutions, along with participating federal agencies and related industry representatives, will […]

UWF partners with IHMC to develop first intelligent systems and robotics Ph.D. in Florida

UWF partners with IHMC to develop first intelligent systems and robotics Ph.D. in Florida

The University of West Florida has partnered with the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition located in downtown Pensacola to develop a doctoral program in intelligent systems and robotics. The program will be the first of its kind in Florida and one of only a few in the nation. “We are very excited about this […]

Students from Woodlawn Beach Middle School competing in the Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition on Nov. 3, 2018

Local students compete in 2018 Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition hosted by UWF

The University of West Florida hosted the 11th annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition on Saturday, Nov. 3. BEST, also known as Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology, is a project-based STEM program that inspires middle and high school students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology through participation in a sport-like competition to design, […]

UWF Haas Center tracks economic impact of Hurricane Michael

UWF Haas Center tracks economic impact of Hurricane Michael

The Haas Center at the University of West Florida has created an actively updating dashboard that will track the economic impact of Hurricane Michael in Bay and Gulf counties. “The Haas Center has a unique opportunity and perspective to help our community get a handle on the economic impact of Hurricane Michael,” said Amy Newburn, […]