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"The Infantryman" statue at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Putting a Number on the Impact of JBLM

December 18, 2018

A military base economic impact study conducted by UW Tacoma’s Center for Business Analytics shows just how strong the linkages are between JBLM and the South Sound community.

Dr. Eyhab Al-Masri, Associate Professor, UW Tacoma School of Engineering & Technology

An IoT-enabled Smart Urban Waste Management System

December 13, 2018

Assistant Professor Eyhab Al-Masri's students have developed recycle.io, a complete framework using IoT edge computing and data management that enables smart urban waste management.

Close up of the recycle.io device.

A Good Garbage Idea

December 12, 2018

Assistant Professor Eyhab Al-Masri's students developed technology that can identify when non-recyclable items have been dumped into recycling bins.

UW Tacoma Associate Professor Riki Thompson

The Constructed Self of Online Dating

December 10, 2018

Riki Thompson's recent work, highlighted in this month's Grit City Think & Drink, examines self-constructed identity, communication and language in online dating apps.

Dr. Christopher Schell, Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Urban Ecologist/Superhero

December 5, 2018

Experienced tarantula handler, compassionate coyote whisperer -- Assistant Professor Christopher Schell brings a passion to his work studying how carnivores adapt to cities.

UW Tacoma student Omer Adam

Page Turner

November 28, 2018

Books helped Omer Adam adjust to life in the United States after he and his family moved from Sudan.

Kerrie Hurd, Dr. Altaf Merchant and Thomas Kuljam.

VIBE Sets Agreement With U.S. SBA

November 21, 2018

UW Tacoma's entrepreneurship incubator has signed a strategic alliance with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The Pantry at UW Tacoma

Help Students Get to Graduation

November 21, 2018

The Pantry at UW Tacoma helps students focus on their studies. You can help, too, with your financial or food donation.

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