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University of West Florida


UWF announces Hardaway scholarship

May 2, 2017

The University of West Florida recently received a gift to establish the Ashley Hardaway Theriot Study Abroad Scholarship Endowment. The endowment, which was created in memory of Theriot by her family and the Gulf Coast Citizen…


UWF student honored for voice and arts advocacy

April 20, 2017

University of West Florida student Donovan Black received two notable honors recently, the 2017 Grady-Rayam Prize in Vocal Performance and the UWF Arts Advocacy Award. Black, a senior majoring in vocal performance, competed in the Grady-Rayam…


National Science Foundation awards $1.3 million grant to UWF

April 14, 2017

The National Science Foundation awarded a $1.3 million, five-year grant to support University of West Florida students pursuing teaching careers in STEM fields, or science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “Eighteen STEM majors will become Robert Noyce…


UWF to take stand against violence, April 6

April 4, 2017

The University of West Florida Wellness Services and UWF Peer Educators will host the 18th annual Take Back The Night event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6 in the UWF Field House. Take Back The…


It is rocket science

March 30, 2017

UWF to host astrophysicist for distinguished lecture The University of West Florida Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering will host astrophysicist Dr. Nadine Barlow as a distinguished lecturer April 6-7 at events in downtown Pensacola…

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UWF professor leads the fight against Alzheimer’s

February 28, 2017

Dr. Daniel Durkin, assistant professor in the University of West Florida Department of Social Work, was recently named the Alzheimer’s Association Ambassador for the Florida Panhandle and was selected to the Board of Directors for Covenant…

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Fred Levin invests $100,000 in UWF Football

January 27, 2017

Pensacola Attorney Fred Levin has made a generous contribution to the University of West Florida football program, donating $100,000 to support the Argonauts. “The University of West Florida’s football program is an asset for both the…