University of West Florida http://wuwf.org en UWF Football Gets Closer To Playing Downtown http://wuwf.org/post/uwf-football-gets-closer-playing-downtown <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Two years before its inaugural season, University of West Florida football’s first major scrimmage was held Friday at Pensacola City Hall. The Argonauts are working to create a&nbsp;temporary home downtown.</p><p>Meeting in special session, the Community Maritime Park Associates Board went over a proposed agreement for the team to play at Bayfront Stadium beginning in 2016. The two-year deal – plus three, one-year renewals if desired – would pay the city $5,000 per game.</p> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:06:24 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 13045 at http://wuwf.org UWF Football Gets Closer To Playing Downtown "Man In The Middle" Cyber Attack Targets UWF http://wuwf.org/post/man-middle-cyber-attack-targets-uwf <p>A computer security breach at the University of West Florida has compromised the accounts of at least 160 individuals including 90 UWF students.&nbsp; UWF's Chief Information Officer Mike Dieckmann says this particular type of cyber attack is called a "man in the middle attack. It's kind of the internet equivalent of wiretapping". People were actually intercepting on line traffic, decrypting it and using that information to acquire user names and passwords from people's accounts.</p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:03:27 +0000 Bob Barrett 12634 at http://wuwf.org "Man In The Middle" Cyber Attack Targets UWF "Complete Florida" Helps Returning Students Complete Degrees http://wuwf.org/post/complete-florida-helps-returning-students-complete-degrees <p>If you have been thinking about going back to school to finish your degree, the State of Florida and the University of West Florida have a new program just for you. Bob Barrett spoke about the "Complete Florida" program with Dr. Pam Northrup, Associate Provost and Executive Director of the Innovation Institute at UWF.</p><p>Highlights:</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:24:48 +0000 Bob Barrett 11932 at http://wuwf.org "Complete Florida" Helps Returning Students Complete Degrees UWF Tennis Coach Reflects On A Perfect Season http://wuwf.org/post/uwf-tennis-coach-reflects-perfect-season <p></p><p></p><p>This month, the University of West Florida's Men's Tennis Team completed a season that will be hard for anyone to match, let alone beat. They recently defeated Hawaii-Pacific to win the NCAA Division II national championship and complete an undefeated season. It's the third championship for the tennis program, and for head coach Derrick Racine.</p><p>Racine, who just completed his 16th year at UWF, sat down with WUWF's Bob Barrett to talk about the perfect campaign.</p><p>During the interview, Coach Racine talked about:</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 21:38:52 +0000 Bob Barrett 9745 at http://wuwf.org UWF Tennis Coach Reflects On A Perfect Season UWF Opens Chinese Language Program http://wuwf.org/post/uwf-opens-chinese-language-program <p></p><p>The University of West Florida joins the ranks of universities in over 90 countries around the world in hosting a Confucius Institute, a language program affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. The program is intended to support the study of Chinese language and culture at universities throughout the world. Kuiyuan Li is director of the UWF Confucius Institute.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 15:13:49 +0000 Katya Ivanov 8734 at http://wuwf.org UWF Opens Chinese Language Program