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The UW Tacoma Six

April 16, 2019

Meet the six UW Tacoma scholars who are part of the 2019 Husky 100. These intrepid students are making the most of their time at UW.

Plants on a window cell at the Washington Corrections Center for Women. Photo courtesy Barb Toews.

Bringing Nature to a Prison Cell

January 30, 2019

Exposure to nature, even through a brief gardening activity, can improve well-being among women in prison, a UW Tacoma-led study finds.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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