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University of West Florida


UWF warns of Zika fever, Santa Rosa case confirmed

February 5, 2016

Mission sent out by UWF to facility and students: Due to a case of Zika fever recently confirmed in Santa Rosa County, the University of West Florida has been closely monitoring potential effects of the illness.…


U.S. presidential advisor to speak at UWF

February 4, 2016

The University of West Florida announced today Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will be the keynote speaker for Black History Month. The lecture will take place on Feb. 25…


Supplier Diversity Exchange in Pensacola, Feb. 11

February 3, 2016

The Flordia Department of Management Services’ Office of Supplier Diversity is hosting free workshop for female, veteran and minority business owners on Thursday, February 11 from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the University of West…


New UWF study finds LEO support for body cameras

January 27, 2016

A first-of-its-kind study conducted by researchers at the University of West Florida and Florida Atlantic University has found that officer use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) enjoys strong support among law enforcement officials. The paper, “Police-Worn Body…


Gov. Scott appoints Baker and Cleveland to UWF Board

January 25, 2016

The News Service of Florida reports these appointments by Gov. Rick Scott: RICHARD BAKER AND DAVID CLEVELAND have been appointed by the university system’s Board of Governors to the University of West Florida Board of Trustees.…


UWF launches Undergraduate Board Fellows Program

January 5, 2016

The University of West Florida Division of Student Affairs recently launched the Undergraduate Board Fellows Program, a volunteer opportunity for students to become involved with local nonprofit organizations. After being matched with a board mentor, students…


New HAAS Center announced

December 3, 2015

The University of West Florida Center for Research and Economic Opportunity recently announced Zachary Jenkins as the new director of the Haas Center. Jenkins will lead the research and consulting office beginning Dec. 7. “Zach’s academic…