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An electric, glowing Husky waits expectantly in UW Tacoma's TPS building.

The Best Stories of 2018

December 21, 2018

From world-changing wheelchairs to a compassionate coyote whisperer and lots in between, the best stories of 2018 shine a light on UW Tacoma's urban-serving mission.

UW Tacoma's Alexis Wheeler bounces a plastic globe into the air.

World Wide Wheeler

December 19, 2018

Alexis Wheeler's experience as a scholar, lawyer, ranch hand and world traveler fits well into the work she does as program coordinator for the Institute for Global Engagement.

Lady in seahawks scarf stands on campus

Staff Story: Lynn Hermanson

December 14, 2018

Lynn Hermanson goes by many titles: wife, mother, teacher, counselor, and confidant. As assistant director of UW Tacoma’s Institute for Global Engagement and the Global Honors Program, she says she often thinks of herself as a “GPS for students in higher education,” helping students—many of whom are first-generation college-goers like herself—find success on their own terms.

Dr. Jeff Cohen, Associate Professor and Executive Director, Office of Global Affairs

Unpacking Masculinity

October 18, 2018

At the core of Dr. Jeff Cohen's work on bullying and gender norms is this -- "These are human systems and definitions. They are not concrete. They can be changed."

UW Tacoma Chancellor Mark A. Pagano

Welcome to UW Tacoma

September 25, 2018

Chancellor Mark A. Pagano greets all those new and returning to our beautiful downtown Tacoma campus.

Office of GLobal Affairs team (Courtney Kroll, Jo Anne Marie Acheta, Cindy Schaarschmidt, Amber Hallberg)

Team of the Year Award

September 5, 2018

Staff in the Office of Global Affairs Receives Team of the Year Award!

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