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Founded in 1963, the University of West Florida is a vibrant, distinctive institute of higher learning with undergraduate, graduate and targeted research programs. With multiple locations in Northwest Florida, the University serves a student population of more than 12,000. Dedicated to helping students realize their full potential, UWF favors small class sizes with quality teacher-scholars who deliver personalized, innovative, hands-on learning and leadership opportunities.

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11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, Florida 32514
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Alumnus, Gerry Goldstein, shares his #UWF experience: http://uwf.im/2cXU72G #UWFCOB #IAMUWF
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The University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies has named Dr. Guofang Wan chair of the Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cUgF4m #UWFNews #UWFCEPS
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On Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, Mike Thomin of the Florida Public Archaeology Network received the 2016 Museum Excellence Award from the Florida Association of Museums. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cKdWhX #UWFNews #UWFCASSH
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The University of West Florida College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities will present the first installment of the 2016-17 Experience UWF Downtown lecture series on Thursday, Oct. 6. Dr. Jason Leddington, associate professor of philosophy at Bucknell University and magician, will present his lecture, “Magic: Enjoying the Impossible,” at the Museum of Commerce, located at 201 E. Zaragoza St. in downtown Pensacola. The event is free and open to the public, with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and the lecture at 6 p.m. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cFlwHt #UWFNews #UWFCASSH
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UWF University College is piloting a first-year experience program to help first-year students transition to university life. The “Dive Deep” First-Year Experience features several components, including a first-year introductory course, a common experience, a discussion series, a student showcase and an incentive program. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cCSoRc #UWFNews #UWFDiveDeep
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Today, the University of West Florida Board of Trustees named Dr. Martha Saunders the sixth president of the University, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Saunders will replace UWF President Dr. Judith Bense, who is set to retire on Dec. 31, 2016. The offer of employment is contingent upon the completion of a successful background screen and subject to confirmation by the Florida Board of Governors. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cr1fZg #UWFNews
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Students and faculty of the University of West Florida as well as the general public now have the opportunity to experience 3-D printing services in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, as a result of a new partnership between the UWF IT Academy, UWF Department of Engineering and Fort Walton Beach Campus Library. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cX6qMO #UWFNews #UWFHMCSE
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In a new column, University of West Florida Haas Center economist Aig Unuigbe discusses infant mortality data from the local, state and national levels and explores what can be done to lower the number of deaths in Escambia County. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cL4Hy6 #UWFNews
Compared to other developed nations (defined as members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), the United States ranked 27th...
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The University of West Florida Department of Music proudly presents the University Singers and Chamber Choir in their season-opening concert “Collaborations!,” with special guests, the University of South Alabama Chorale. The performance will take place on Monday, Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Hall, located in the UWF CFPA, Building 82, on the Pensacola Campus. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cHe2qN #UWFNews #UWFCASSH
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The University of West Florida College of Business placed 64 students in internships during Summer 2016, providing hands-on learning opportunities for students on a local, national and international scale. Interns joined organizations ranging from the Pensacola-based Lewis Bear Co. to John Deere’s global headquarters in Springfield, Missouri, and even as far as the Summer 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cG6DrO #UWFNews #UWFCOB
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University of West Florida researchers helped author a first-of-its-kind study that assessed the health effects of the devastating flood that struck the Pensacola area in April 2014. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cCbkzw #UWFNews #UWFHMCSE
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On Monday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m., the University of West Florida Department of Music will present soprano Jane Dutton as part of the Music Hall Artist Series. The event will be held in the Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Perrforming Arts, Building 82, on the UWF Pensacola Campus. Read more: http://uwf.im/2cp3aKB #UWFNews
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