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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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UWF Online Programs
5:43 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

UWF Offers Three New Online Degree Programs

Dr. Pam Northrup
Credit University of West Florida

The University of West Florida is adding three new programs that will be taught completely online.
Dr. Pam Northrop is the Executive Director of the Innovation Institute and Associate Provost at the University of West Florida. She spoke with WUWF's Bob Barrett about the new programs.

One of the degrees will be a Master of Education with a specialization in reading, another is a Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses, and the third is a Doctorate in Education with specializations in curriculum and instruction.

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Lucy Morgan
4:50 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

LISTEN: Dave Dunwoody Sits Down With Investigative Journalist Lucy Morgan

Lucy Morgan with Bob Barrett, Sandra Averhart, Pat Crawford, and Dave Dunwoody.

Lucy Morgan, a former capitol bureau chief for the St. Petersburg Times, recently was a guest instructor at the University of West Florida. WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody sat down with her to discuss her nearly half-century as an investigative journalist.

Morgan, 73, began her career at the Ocala Star Banner in 1965, then moved to the St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times) in 1968.

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JFK 50th
11:04 am
Thu November 21, 2013

JFK Assassination and the Cold War

President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline, are greeted by an enthusiastic crowd upon their arrival at Dallas Love Field on Nov. 22, 1963.
Credit AP

In part two of our look back at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago this week, WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody sat down with University of West Florida historian Patrick Moore – on how the shooting affected the Cold War.

Dr. Moore looks at how both the U.S. and Western Europe braced for a possible aggressive move by the Soviet Union in the wake of the shooting, and how no such action occurred. He also discusses changes in foreign policy brought about by the ascendency of Lyndon B. Johnson to the White House.

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Pericles at UWF
5:02 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

UWF's Theatre Department stages Shakespeare's "Pericles"

UWF Theater Department presents Pericles.
Credit UWF Department of Theater

The University of West Florida’s production of Shakespeare’s “Pericles” opens this weekend.  Set in the Ancient world, “Pericles” spans fourteen years and chronicle’s the hero’s travels through Greece, Syria, and the Middle East.

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Lecture
4:20 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Holocaust Survivor Allan Hall Speaks in Pensacola

Attorney Allan J. Hall
Credit Pensacola State College

Allen Hall is a retired attorney, professor and Holocaust survivor. He gave presentations at Pensacola State College on Tuesday, November 12 and at the University of West Florida on Wednesday, November 13.

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UWF Football
2:24 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Football Coming to the University of West Florida

Bob Barrett talking to UWF President Dr. Judy Bense at her announcement of football coming to the university
Credit Sandra Averhart / WUWF Radio

Dr. Judy Bense, President of the University of West Florida has announced a timetable for the arrival of Division II NCAA football at the school, saying the first game will be played in the fall of 2016. Bense says that fund raising will begin immediately for the construction of a practice field on the university campus and the hiring of a coach.

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