Katya Ivanov

Mid-Day Host/Reporter

"Katya Ivanov joined WUWF as a student intern in May 2012 and then worked as the local All Things Considered host from August 2012 until July 2013. She graduated with a BA in Film/Telecommunications from the University of West Florida in December 2012. She now works as a full-time reporter and announcer fort WUWF.

Katya also serves as staff advisor for Argo Studios, the UWF film production club she founded as a student. In her spare time, she likes to write, work on art projects and make short films."


William H. Chase
12:54 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Local Author Solves William H. Chase Mystery

Portrait of W.H. Chase by John Wesley Jarvis, ca. 1830
Dave Walby

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.

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Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
5:05 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

IHMC Robotics Lab Opens Doors To Public

Credit Institute for Human and Machine Cognition

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.

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James Matthews
11:35 am
Fri March 28, 2014

UWF Student To Perform At Carnegie Hall

James Matthews, 2014 American Protégé International Piano & Strings Competition Honorable Mention Winner
Credit University of West Florida

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 & Strings Competition Honorable Mention Winner. He competed against students from countries such as Serbia, Russia, and China.

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Mirror, Mirror Off The Wall
4:12 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

A Year Without Mirrors: An Interview With Kjerstin Gruys

Credit www.ayearwithoutmirrors.com

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.

KI: Kjerstin, what inspired you to do that?

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Greater Pensacola Young Entrepreneurs Academy
9:54 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Student Entrepreneurs Seek Support From Local Investors

Eve and Liam Knight, "SpiceKidz"
Credit Pensacola Chamber of Commerce

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.

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