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Wedding bouquet of Carlos Colmenares and Elidia Gonzalez, two UW Tacoma alumni.

Law of Attraction

February 14, 2018

Two UW Tacoma alumni found love in an unlikely place: a criminal justice course.

Jeff Cohen, UW Tacoma assistant professor and first-generation student

Jeff Cohen

March 23, 2017

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

Erin Casey

Mobilizing Men

October 14, 2016

UW Tacoma Associate Professor Erin Casey is part of a project to engage men in ending gender-based violence.

Paola Soto

New Faces 2016: Paola Soto

September 29, 2016

Paola Soto, a first-year and first-generation student from central Washington, wants a degree in criminal justice and plans to become a homicide detective.

Social Work & Criminal Justice Assistant Professor Barbara Toews

Rethinking, Redesigning Incarceration

September 23, 2016

The work being done by UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Barbara Toews around restorative justice and design has attracted attention from the Smithsonian Institution.

Fleciah Mburu, '16

Fleciah Mburu: The Gift of Service

June 6, 2016

Earning two degrees with three minors all at once and being admitted to 12 graduate schools is a way that Fleciah Mburu, '16, can pay tribute to her mother.

Eric Paulsen, '16

Eric Paulsen: Focusing on Helping People

June 6, 2016

An Army and Air Force veteran, Eric Paulsen, '16, is using his social welfare degree to move from a technical career into the helping professions.