Vivid oral histories from the South Sound get a second life at UW Tacoma through a collaboration between Michael Honey and the UW Tacoma Library.
Graduating senior Jacob Nau developed an idea for a literary journal on homelessness with his classmates in Abby Murray's editing and publishing class. Now the journal is online, in print and on the streets.
A national non-profit, Operation Warm, recently got to see the power of an urban-serving university in action.
Urban Studies Senior Lecturer Linda Ishem had an extensive career in banking and community development. Then she was in a terrible car accident. Tacoma Weekly reports on how she remade her life.
Ben Warner is the recipient of a 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from UW Tacoma, recognizing his work bring attention to the overlooked, underappreciated skating community.
The Alternative Breakaway program offers students, faculty, and staff a chance to spend breaks volunteering.
Stories of the myriad ways the people of UW Tacoma came together in 2015 for a greater Tacoma.
Mike Allen, professor of history in UW Tacoma's School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, has been announced as the 2015 recipient of the Driver Family Memorial Award by the Ellensburg Rodeo, recognizing his work in support of the Rodeo's Hall of Fame.
Three UW Tacoma geoscientists assess the impact of a major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake on the South Sound, and highlight some controversial conclusions in a recent New Yorker story on “The Really Big One.”
Urban Studies Director Ali Modarres has agreed to serve on the City of Tacoma's Minimum Wage Task Force. The 17-member panel will deliver its recommendation for an alternative to the 15 Now Tacoma proposed $15 minimum wage to the Tacoma City Council by June 30, 2015.