Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities

Studying the Past to Thrive in the Present and Build a Better Future

At UWF, we celebrate the arts, social sciences, and humanities as central to a cutting-edge education.


These disciplines study people. They develop well-educated, imaginative, inquisitive, communicative, adaptable, and empathetic graduates ready to demonstrate the 21st Century skills necessary to succeed in today's workplace. Students work collaboratively with engaging faculty in small class settings to hone their critical thinking, oral and written communication, project management, and professional development. They spend time thinking and writing, reading and discussing, observing and performing -- qualities that set them apart from their peers in the marketplace. The College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities believes these skills endure and set students up to be lifetime learners no matter where their journey beyond UWF takes them.


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Drs. Jacob Shively and Michelle Williams

Radicalism, ISIS, and National Security

Experience UWF Downtown presents Radicalism, ISIS and National Security with Drs. Williams and Shively 

On March 31, Drs. Michelle Williams and Jacob Shively presented "Radicalism, ISIS and National Security" as part of the Experience UWF Downtown Lecture series. 

View an archive of the lecture here, on WUWF, until May 25. 


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Tom Garner, Research Assistant

UWF Announces Luna Discovery

Site of First Multi-year European Settlement in the U.S. Identified by University of West Florida Archaeology Program

The University of West Florida archaeology program recently identified the archaeological site of the Luna settlement – the first multi-year European settlement in the United States – in a developed neighborhood in Pensacola. The artifacts discovered are evidence of the Spanish settlement by Tristán de Luna y Arellano from 1559 to 1561, the earliest multi-year European colonial settlement ever archaeologically identified in the United States.

Read more at the UWF Newsroom, and for full coverage, including the Luna history and the UWF Luna Settlement Media Kit, visit uwf.edu/luna

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2014-2015 Year in Review

CASSH 2014-2015 Year in Review

The College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities proudly presents its 2014-2015 Year in Review. In this publication, we feature the faculty, students, programming and partnerships that make our college distinctive and have contributed to the successes of this past year. 


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View "Food Fight! Pink Slime and the Passionate Politics of Food" with Dr. Wes Jamison on WUWF.

View "Food Fight! Pink Slime and the Passionate Politics of Food" with Dr. Wes Jamison

WUWF will be hosting a video archive of Food Fight! Pink Slime and the Passionate Politics of Food with Dr. Wes Jamison until April 9, 2016. The lecture, conducted on February 25, was the second installment of the 2015-2016 College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities' Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series. 

View on WUWF. 



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