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Gaetz mulls UWF presidency

July 23, 2016

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As the University of West Florida searches for a new president — and the Aug. 15 application deadline approaches — former state Senate President Don Gaetz says he’ll…

Escambia County Pensacola

Pensacola wrap up: week ending July 23

July 23, 2016

It was a relatively quiet week. BCC keeps gas tax The Escambia Board of County Commissioners were not pleased with City CFO Dick Barker’s bait-and-switch regarding the allocation of gas taxes. Barker never delivered the interlocal…


UWF Emerge Scholars study social work in Japan

July 19, 2016

Students in the University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies recently spent time in Japan, studying social work practices abroad. Five students and one faculty member traveled to Tokyo, Saitama and Kyoto as…


Florida’s Great Northwest awarded grant

July 15, 2016

Florida’s Great Northwest, the 12-county, regional economic development organization of Northwest Florida, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Adjustment Assistance grant, in partnership with and under administration of…


UWF professor honored for mentoring

July 8, 2016

The American Chemical Society Scholars Program has selected University of West Florida Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Karen Molek as the 2016 recipient of the Zaida C. Morales‐Martinez Prize for Mentoring. The ACS Scholars Program was…


Trader Jon’s coming to T.T. Wentworth [podcast]

July 8, 2016

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Dr. Brendan Kelly, UWF Vice President for University Advancement, announced the UWF Historic Trust will bring Trader Jon’s to the second floor of the T.T. Wentworth Museum. “The exhibit that will open…


UWF professor weighs in on Brexit [podcast]

June 29, 2016

Dr. Michelle Davis, chair of the UWF Department of Government, came on “Pensacola Speaks” to discuss Brexit, the name given the movement for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. The referendum passed 52%-48% last…


Pensacola Speaks: Brexit and GOP Congressional Debate

June 27, 2016

We will open today’s “Pensacola Speaks” with PNJ editorial cartoonist Andy Marlette. We will discuss last Friday’s Republican Congressional debate. Andy and I were panelists for the debate, along with WCOA’s Don Parker. In the second…

Pensacola Museum of Art
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PMA becomes part of UWF, beginning July 1

June 15, 2016

The University of West Florida has entered into a gift agreement with the Pensacola Museum of Art to transfer the museum to the University of West Florida – effective July 1, 2016. This agreement will complement…


UWF physics students honored

May 24, 2016

The University of West Florida Department of Physics celebrated two major accomplishments at the end of the 2015-16 academic year. Seven UWF students traveled to present at the American Physical Society’s March Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland,…


Pensacola: Weekly Wrap-up – May 21

May 21, 2016

Mayor Ashton Hayward doesn’t like that the Pensacola City Council is holding a special meeting on May 26 to discuss his investigation and termination of Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover. In…