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Jacob Nau, UW Tacoma student and editor of "One Person's Trash: A Literary Journal on Homelessness"

Jacob Nau, '17, Writing Studies

June 1, 2017

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.

Photo courtesy Operation Warm.

Warm Hearts Bring Warm Coats

February 17, 2017

A national non-profit, Operation Warm, recently got to see the power of an urban-serving university in action.

Seismogram superimposed over skyline of Tacoma

Geosciences: The Really Big One in the South Sound

July 21, 2015

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.”

Ali Modarres

Faculty Note: Ali Modarres to Serve on City Minimum Wage Task Force

June 17, 2015

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.

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