UWF

Domestic Violence
2:54 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

UWF Hosts Domestic Violence Conference

Favor House of Northwest Florida is partnering with other agencies to host a conference for law enforcement about domestic violence.
Credit Favor House of Northwest Florida

“Building a Case Against Domestic Violence” is the theme of a two-day conference Monday and Tuesday at the University of West Florida Conference Center.

Sponsored by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, the annual meeting is open to law enforcement officers and other first responders, social workers and victims’ advocates. It’s aimed at promoting prevention, enforcement, and access to resources.

The conference will cover interviewing techniques, stalking technology, investigation for prosecution and the dangers of domestic violence.

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New 3D Printer at UWF
3:12 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

A 3D Printer Could Encourage Innovation at UWF

Katya Ivanov WUWF Public Media

Everyone has seen a paper printer. But not everyone has seen, or even heard of, a 3D printer.  This technology takes a set of plans and builds a 3D object out of plastic before your eyes. Here, the Makerbot Replicator II is printing a pair of handball goggles.

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Hard Hat Rally
3:02 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

University Students Rally For State Construction Funds

UWF Student Body President Chris Hill speaks to the crowd at the Hard Hat Rally at the University Commons
Credit Bob Barrett / WUWF News

Students across the state rallied today for more construction money for the state's universities.

Chris Hill is the Student Body President at the University of West Florida.He was one of the leaders of the rally at the UWF Commons Wednesday afternoon. He said the students "Hard Hat Rally" was to call attention to the need for more construction funds to improve university facilities at UWF, and across the state.

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Local News
2:35 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Shinnick Begins Work as UWF Football Coach

Pete Shinnick (center) is welcomed by UWF President Judy Bense and Athletic Director Dave Scott.
Credit Dave Dunwoody, WUWF Public Media

Pete Shinnick was introduced Thursday, as the first head football coach at the University of West Florida. The work now begins towards the first game in September of 2016.

By her count, UWF President Judy Bense has waited five years, four months and 32 days for today’s announcement.

“I now can finally answer the question that I have been asked more as president than any other question,” said Bense. “”When are we going to start UWF football?’”

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UWF Football Coach
3:48 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

UWF Hires First Head Football Coach

The Superbowl isn't the only big football story on the panhandle this week.  The University of West Florida has announced the hiring of its first ever head football coach. 

The announcement of the long anticipated hire came Friday afternoon.

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