Cropped shot of an scientist transferring a liquid sample from a dropper into test tubes while working in a laboratory

UWF alumnus named NSF Graduate Research Fellow

University of West Florida alumnus Joseph “Joey” Yount was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship will allow Yount to pursue a Ph.D. in materials engineering at Purdue University. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program is the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind. NSF Fellows are anticipated to become leaders in their […]

Crowd of people in masks with luggage waiting in line in airport during coronavirus quarantine

UWF experts play roles in battling, researching COVID-19 pandemic

Armed with months of research and 30-plus years of experience as an infectious disease physician, Dr. Wes Farr finds himself on the frontlines in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Farr teaches environmental health and infectious diseases in the UWF Department of Public Health, and one week each month he returns to his old stomping […]

close-up finger typing on keyboard computer working at night

UWF places second at prestigious Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

The University of West Florida Cyber Club placed second overall and won the Best in Team Defense and Best in Service Up Time categories at the prestigious 2020 Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, hosted virtually by Kennesaw State University. Kennesaw State edged UWF for the championship. Second place marks the best showing for UWF in […]

Featured in UWF in the Community

Faculty experts examine how to combat coronavirus air travel exposure

Faculty experts from across the nation convened on Feb. 6-7 at the University of West Florida, examining how to combat air travel exposure to coronavirus, amongst other viruses. First identified in Wuhan, China, the coronavirus causes respiratory illness and is fatal in many instances. As of Monday morning, the number of confirmed cases worldwide has […]

Keep Reading