As UW Tacoma's new Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Melissa Lavitt will have a key role spurring the academic development of the institution.
"Over the last 20 years, recess, the arts, and even educational play have largely been removed from the school day; so there are fewer opportunities to be creative and imaginative." -Carrie Lobman
"Sharing Wikipedia's own awareness of its systemic bias with my students helped me frame the issue. I could make it relevant both for my course content, and for students' understanding."
"There's lots of different opportunities--much more than I think there were a few years ago."
"Your degree is one piece of what you're getting from your experience at UW Tacoma in the Milgard School,...your personal brand and building your brand well will serve you well for the rest of your career."
Milgard School of Business Alumnus Jason Atherton developed a new retail concept for a 1,100-year-old product.
"My generation doesn't have many opportunities to have conversations with business leaders."
Social Work Assistant Professor Gillian L. Marshall has received a prestigious five-year NIH Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award to study financial strain in older adults.