A culturally rich, historically black neighborhood in Pensacola, Florida, has been experiencing gentrification.
To keep the legacy of the Belmont-DeVilliers community alive, a local engineer is guiding a group of University of West Florida undergraduates creating a virtual version of the neighborhood—along with a small brick-and-mortar museum to showcase the project.
It’s just one of many such opportunities at West Florida.
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“We’re getting students engaged in research earlier—first- and second-year students—and we’re expanding beyond the sciences,” says Allison Schwartz, West Florida’s director of undergraduate research.
That expansion covers the humanities, the social sciences and all five of West Florida’s academic colleges.