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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 Senior Lecturer Julie Masura looks through a microscope.

Mud, Bugs and...Plastic

November 13, 2018

Senior Lecturer Julie Masura connects her love of teaching and her passions for geology and the health of Puget Sound.

Hozoji Matheson-Margullis, UW Tacoma environmental science student

The Music Inside

September 25, 2018

Environmental science student Hozoji Matheson-Margullis brings her chops as a rock-band drummer to her quest to preserve and restore Puget Sound.

A group photo of new faculty members

New Faculty at UW Tacoma in 2018-19

September 18, 2018

Heralding the start of the 2018-19 academic year, we present short biographies of 20 faculty members who have recently joined the UW Tacoma community.

UW Tacoma Associate Professor Eric Madfis

Looking for Answers

September 5, 2018

UW Tacoma Associate Professor Eric Madfis is a leading researcher in the study of school shootings and mass shootings.

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