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Dr. Andrea Modarres, Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

A New Kind of Superhero

June 8, 2018

Assistant Professor Andrea Modarres will discuss Kamala Khan, the first American Muslim character to headline a comic book, as part of the Grit City Think & Drink speaker series.

2018 UW Tacoma Commencement

1,850 Change Makers

June 7, 2018

Read about some of more than 1,850 UW Tacoma change-makers launching into the world in June 2018 with their newly-minted University of Washington degrees.

Danni Derrickson, UW Tacoma 2018 graduate

Danni Derrickson: Room at the Table

June 7, 2018

Danni Derrickson, '18 Communication, is on her way to a career in journalism, spending the summer writing for The Olympian and The Seattle Times.

Kendy Trinh, UW Tacoma 2018 graduate

Kendy Trinh: Building a Foundation

June 7, 2018

Kendy Trinh, '18 Ethnic, Gender & Labor Studies, is a proud first-generation college graduate who has helped many other students build their own foundations for success.

Malinda Osborn, UW Tacoma 2018 graduate

Malinda Osborn: Crossing Boundaries

June 7, 2018

Malinda Osborn, '18 Communication, had never been out of the U.S. until she went on a quarter-long study-abroad experience to Italy, which taught her that some boundaries are meant to be crossed.

Apple Ortiz, UW Tacoma 2018 graduate

Apple Ortiz: Navigating the Maze

June 7, 2018

Apple Ortiz, '18 Law & Policy, found his way through the challenges of being a first-generation college student, and found a new confidence in his own worth.

Ryan Hanley, UW Tacoma 2018 graduate

Ryan Hanley: Going His Own Way

June 6, 2018

Ryan Hanley, '18 Environmental Science, sees how the earth's many natural, social and political processes unite into one system.

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