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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.

Orca - image courtesy Center for Whale Research

Of Orcas and Oysters

May 9, 2018

A seminar on endangered orcas is just one way UW Tacoma is engaged with the Puget Sound ecosystem.

Bonnie Becker students

Restoring Puget Sound

March 28, 2016

UW Tacoma’s Bonnie Becker and her students are working to return Olympia oysters to Puget Sound.

Tracking Oysters Around the Sound

April 24, 2015

Associate Professor Bonnie Becker uses innovative technique to track native Olympia oysters with team of local partners, students.