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UW Tacoma geoscientist and assistant professor Dan Shugar

Up Close with River Piracy

April 17, 2017

When UW Tacoma geoscientist Dan Shugar and his research colleagues arrived in the Canadian Yukon, they had firsthand experience with river piracy.

Pacific Avenue along UW Tacoma campus

Science On the Menu and On Tap

April 6, 2017

Two series of talks this spring at UW Tacoma, Science@Lunch and Grit City Think & Drink, have a science focus.

Nicole Smith, '16

Nicole Smith: Hoops and Hopes

June 2, 2016

From Barrow, Alaska, to Highline Community College, to a UW Tacoma degree in environmental science, Nicole Smith follows her route to the future.

Assistant Professor Dan Shugar, Geomorphologist

School of IAS Geomorphologist Tracked Risks from Deadly 2015 Nepal Earthquake

December 18, 2015

“In Western North America we don’t tend to have communities living in steep mountain valleys in the way that they do in the Himalayas or the Andes, so the losses of life here would probably be less,” Shugar said. “But landslides are certainly a problem here, whether triggered by earthquakes or rainfall or some combination of those two elements.”