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.
UW Tacoma in the News
Education Professor Chris Knaus is quoted in an article about the challenges faced by white mothers of biracial children.
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.
IAS Associate Professor Riki Thompson pens an op-ed on what actually goes on in college classrooms: "teaching students to think for themselves in the face of conflicting information."
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.