Katya Ivanov http://wuwf.org en Local Author Solves William H. Chase Mystery http://wuwf.org/post/local-author-solves-william-h-chase-mystery <p>You may have driven down Chase St. in downtown Pensacola many times, without thought to where the name came from. It was named in honor of William Henry Chase, who oversaw the construction of Fort Pickens and other forts along the Gulf Coast in the 1800s.<br /> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:54:14 +0000 Katya Ivanov 7671 at http://wuwf.org Local Author Solves William H. Chase Mystery IHMC Robotics Lab Opens Doors To Public http://wuwf.org/post/ihmc-robotics-lab-opens-doors-public <p>The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition will open its Robotics Lab to the public as part of the fifth annual National Robotics Week, which runs from April 5th through 13th this year. Douglas Stephen is a research associate at IHMC.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:05:10 +0000 Katya Ivanov 7540 at http://wuwf.org IHMC Robotics Lab Opens Doors To Public UWF Student To Perform At Carnegie Hall http://wuwf.org/post/uwf-student-perform-carnegie-hall <p>James Matthews is a junior studying piano performance at the University of West Florida. The Lakeland, FL native has been selected to perform at Carnegie Hall this spring. Matthews was recently honored as a 2014 American Protégé International Piano &amp; Strings Competition Honorable Mention Winner. He competed against students from countries such as Serbia, Russia, and China.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:35:22 +0000 Katya Ivanov 7009 at http://wuwf.org UWF Student To Perform At Carnegie Hall A Year Without Mirrors: An Interview With Kjerstin Gruys http://wuwf.org/post/year-without-mirrors-interview-kjerstin-gruys <p>The author of “Mirror Mirror off the Wall: How I Learned to Love My Body by Not Looking at It for a Year” recently gave a talk at the University of West Florida about body image and her book. Kjerstin Grys is a doctoral candidate at the department of sociology at University of California Los Angeles. In 2011, she decided to take a year without consciously looking at mirrors.</p><p><em>KI: Kjerstin, what inspired you to do that?</em></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:12:12 +0000 Katya Ivanov 6979 at http://wuwf.org A Year Without Mirrors: An Interview With Kjerstin Gruys Student Entrepreneurs Seek Support From Local Investors http://wuwf.org/post/student-entrepreneurs-seek-support-local-investors <p>Middle and high school students from our area have been participating in the Pensacola Young Entrepreneurs Academy. The students have been developing their business ideas since October 2013. On March 12, 2014, the twelve student entrepreneurs got a chance to interact with potential investors before the evening’s “Shark Tank”-style event, which took place at the University of West Florida’s Center for Fine and Performing Arts.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:54:11 +0000 Katya Ivanov 6535 at http://wuwf.org Student Entrepreneurs Seek Support From Local Investors