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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.

Ambassador Kassa Tekleberhan, Ethiopian ambassador to the United States. Dean Howard Smith, Associate Dean Altaf Merchant, and Stan Emert, Executive Direct

Milgard School Hosts Ethiopian Ambassador

December 12, 2018

On November 20, 2018, faculty and staff at the Milgard School of Business hosted a special visit by His Excellency Kassa Tekleberhan, Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States. Dean Howard Smith, Associate Dean Altaf Merchant, and Stan Emert, Executive Director (Interim) for Leadership and Social Responsibility, hosted the Ethiopian delegation in a campus tour and dinner.

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.

Economic Impact Analysis Program

December 9, 2018

The City of Tacoma has proclaimed November 12th through the 16th to be Joint Base Lewis-McChord Week, in recognition of the impact of the base on our region and to celebrate the people of JBLM and all that they bring to our community.

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.

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