Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Parkinson’s Disease Research Led by UWF Professor

A University of West Florida (UWF) research team recently conducted a study regarding Parkinson’s disease in the Usha Kundu, M.D., College of Health Department of Exercise Science and Community Health. The UWF team’s research demonstrates in animal models how regular endurance exercise regenerates dopaminergic neurons destroyed by Parkinson’s disease, thus reversing motor impairment.  ..

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Thursday, September 06, 2018
UWF Enhances Nationally Designated Cybersecurity Program with New Degree

University of West Florida (UWF) is the first university in Florida to offer a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. ..

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Monday, July 02, 2018
University of West Florida College of Health Announces New Dean

The University of West Florida (UWF) Usha Kundu, MD College of Health is welcoming Dr. Denise M. Seabert as the new dean of the college. Seabert has dedicated her career to the professional preparation of health educators. For more than 20 years, she has provided leadership in obesity prevention, HIV education and academic standards for health and wellness. ..

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Thursday, September 15, 2011
NSF awards UWF researchers nearly $600,000 to support women faculty in STEM

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $598,354, five-year grant to a team of faculty researchers at the University of West Florida (UWF) who will investigate ways to support women faculty in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields. ..

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Tuesday, August 02, 2011
UWF students perform sponsored research in chemistry, biology

Students at the University of West Florida are currently in the midst of researching plants that may contain anti-tumor and anti-diabetic properties, causes of climate change and a multitiude of other biological and chemical substances. These findings may in turn contribute to future revelations about our world and enhance the region’s and people’s wellbeing.

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Monday, July 25, 2011
UWF research helps enhance seasonal drought forecasting

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Enhanced monitoring of sea surface temperatures and sea level air pressure in the North Atlantic could enhance seasonal drought forecasting and provide a model to predict future summer drought conditions, according to research conducted by the University of West Florida’s Department of Environmental Studies. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Appalachian State University collaborated with UWF to compile the research. ..

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Monday, July 18, 2011
Archaeology Pub to open July 18

The Pensacola Bay Brewery and the Destination Archaeology Resource Center are launching a joint event called Archaeology Pub on July 18.  ..

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011
UWF fosters a culture of undergraduate research

The University of West Florida hosted its first campus-wide Student Scholars Symposium April 21. The event is part of a comprehensive undergraduate research program launched in 2010. The symposium brought together undergraduate and graduate students from across campus to showcase 119 projects, including honors theses, graduate work, collaborative research and visual and performing arts. ..

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Friday, January 21, 2011
UWF creates Office of Economic Development and Engagement

The University of West Florida will play a more significant role in economic development and job growth in Northwest Florida and across the state with the creation of the Office of Economic Development and Engagement, which was announced Wednesday, Jan. 19 by President Judith A. Bense at a press conference.  ..

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Thursday, December 02, 2010
New jobs & education website to aid Northwest Florida economic development

Pensacola, Fla. – Residents of Northwest Florida can find high-wage career opportunities and research educational programs to develop necessary skills, thanks to the Northwest Florida Career Pathways website. The site was officially unveiled Wednesday at a press conference at the University of West Florida (UWF).  ..

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