Gift supports medical informatics program and alliance

Bob Hoyt and Ann Yoshihashi have donated $30,000 and all the book proceeds from “Medical Informatics: Practical Guide for the Healthcare Professional” to support the University of West Florida Medical Informatics Program located in the School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, and to support the establishment of the Alliance for Medical Informatics. The mission […]

Online master’s in mathematical sciences offers convenience, flexibility

Mathematics and statistics were once thought too difficult to teach in an online environment. However, times and technology have evolved allowing the University of West Florida the ability to offer an online Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences. UWF is the only university in Florida and one of a few in the United States to […]

Legal studies student ready for future career

“Surprise, surprise, right in your eyes!,” exclaimed Logan McEwen to Kimberly Tatum, University of West Florida assistant professor of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies, when the UWF Mock Trial Team captured the Spirit of the American Mock Trial Association Award at the East Coast Regional Tournament. McEwen, a UWF senior majoring in Legal Studies, was […]

Festival on Green April 3 and 4

Bringing in crowds of more than 25,000, the University of West Florida’s annual Festival on the Green will be held April 3 and 4 at the UWF Main Campus. Events for participants of all age groups coupled with arts and crafts makes the festival a unique opportunity for everyone to explore their interests and kick-off […]

UWF kicks-off study abroad “Programs in Spain”

The University of West Florida is working to establish long-term opportunities for intercultural exchanges with Spain through “Programs in Spain.” The first program is a month-long “Intensive Language and Culture Program” at the University of Málaga and the second is a two-week “Interdisciplinary Travel and Learn Program.” The inauguration of these programs coincides with the […]

UWF hosts national Medal of Honor Day

Congressman Jeff Miller, Naval Air Station Pensacola and the University of West Florida will host a National Medal of Honor Day Ceremony March 25 from 9 to 10 a.m. in the University Commons Conference Center. The event will feature guest speakers and Medal of Honor recipients George ‘Bud’ Day and Leonard B. Keller. Remarks will […]

UWF responds to regional need for IT and health sciences programs

In order to meet increasing workforce needs within the region, a $302,727 grant was awarded to the University of West Florida by Florida’s Great Northwest to develop and deliver a new executive-style, online program for the Master of Science in Computer Science Software Engineering specialization. Twenty-five students from within Florida’s Great Northwest region were selected […]

Ethics award to recognize those who put “Service Above Self”

The University of West Florida College of Business and the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola will sponsor the seventh annual “Combined Rotary of Pensacola Ethics in Business Award.” The purpose of the award is to recognize individuals from Northwest Florida who exemplify the concept of “service above self” and work to build a positive sense […]

National Weather Service awards UWF with StormReady designation

Representatives from the National Weather Service traveled to the University of West Florida Main Campus Monday to present President Judy Bense with a plaque designating UWF as a StormReady university. UWF is the third university in Florida to achieve this designation and the 29th in the nation. “We are delighted with this designation,” said Bense. […]

High-tech alumnus staying connected to UWF

Ambitious and hard working, Jeremy Wyatt, ’98, electrical engineering, is definitely a multi-tasker. Whether he’s working on software publications, pursuing his MBA or serving as master of ceremonies at a University of West Florida Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology (BEST) robotics competition, he still finds time to inspire and recruit new talent for his industry. […]

Digging archaeology: Florida Archaeology Month

The Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) works every day to bring the past to life. FPAN offers Archaeology Days, lectures and special events throughout March in celebration of Florida Archaeology Month, allowing Florida residents the opportunity to discover their inner archaeologists. “Throughout the year FPAN works hard to connect professional archaeologists with their communities,” said […]

UWF alumni turning science fiction into science fact

In what may seem like science fiction, two University of West Florida Chemistry alumni are working diligently to find ways to restore and re-grow damaged tissue. Benjamin Harrison,’98, admits that the research he and Sarah Genet,’08, are working on at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) stemmed from a UWF final exam question. […]