UW Tacoma in the News

Tacoma Paper & Stationery channels UWT's urban vibe

The designer and structural engineer of the Tacoma Paper & Stationery renovation co-author an overview of the goals and process of renovation. Interesting details are provided on the engineering challenges that arose.

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
November 16, 2017

Stop Promoting Mass Murderers

Social Work & Criminal Justice Associate Professor Eric Madfis and his colleague Adam Lankford call on the media to cease publishing the names of mass murderers, connecting mass shooter events with the search for fame.

New York Daily News
November 12, 2017

UWT honors those from Washington killed in Vietnam War

The Veteran & Military Resource Center and the Student Veteran Organization coordinated the installation of 1,047 U.S. flags in grassy areas along the Prairie Line Trail, recognizing all those who were killed in action during the Vietnam War.

Tacoma Weekly=
November 9, 2017

8 Projects win 2017 awards from WASLA Subscription

UW Tacoma's Prairie Line Trail, designed by PLACE Studio, received the 2017 Award of Excellence in general design from the Washington Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
November 8, 2017

Construction ahead for Tacoma Light Rail

A story about the start of construction on the extension of Tacoma's light rail line features brief interviews with UW Tacoma students DeAnn Iman (business administration) and Marsha Watkins (psychology).

KING5 News
November 8, 2017

Puyallup chairman joins UWT Advisory Board

Chancellor Mark Pagano announced the appointment of Bill Sterud, chairman of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, to the UW Tacoma Advisory Board. Sterud will help advise the Chancellor and the UW Board of Regents on the governance and management of the UW Tacoma campus.

Tacoma Weekly
November 2, 2017

With more ballot drop boxes, will more people vote? Subscription

Project Vote Washington, which includes SIAS Professor Katie Baird and Assistant Professors Will McGuire and Sarah Hampson, is examining whether increasing the number of ballot drop boxes in Washington will increase voter participation in elections.

Everett Herald
October 30, 2017

Tacoma Report: Livable City Year

The City of Tacoma is the focus of the 2017 UW Livable City Year project. The year was kicked off with an event at the Tacoma Paper & Stationery building.

Tacoma Report via YouTube
October 20, 2017