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Staff Note: Jake Nelko Honored

UW Tacoma career services specialist Jake Nelko
January 16, 2015
Career development specialist Jake Nelko, who serves on the directorate for the American College Personnel Association's Commission for Career Services, has been named Outstanding Directorate Member for 2015.

Honoring Dr. King

January 16, 2015
This January, UW Tacoma celebrates the vision and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by looking toward the future.
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Staff Note: Darcy Janzen to advise EDUCAUSE

Darcy Janzen
January 14, 2015
UW Tacoma e-learning support manager Darcy Janzen has been appointed to a one-year term on the EDUCAUSE IT Issues Panel. EDUCAUSE is the leading association of IT professionals in higher education. The IT Issues Panel advises the association on current issues, problems and proposals across higher education.

Faculty Note: Ka Yee Yeung

January 13, 2015
Institute of Technology Associate Professor Ka Yee Yeung is serving as an external data science collaborator on a National Institutes of Health-funded project to discover new drugs using "big biology data." Yeung is working with other investigators in a national consortium to develop computational methods and tools to build predictive models of complex diseases and drug responses.

UW Tacoma in the News

Tacoma veteran is revved up for State of the Union Subscription

UW Tacoma Milgard School of Business MBA alumnus Steve Buchanan is profiled on the eve of his national rollout of ChooseVets, of which he is CEO and founder. He has been invited to attend the State of the Union address on Jan. 20 as a guest of Rep. Derek Kilmer. This story also appeared in The Seattle Times.

The News Tribune
January 17, 2015

Students speed up Fisher House reservation process

UW Tacoma Institute of Technology students, part of a course called "Managing Technical Teams" taught by Andrew Fry, were recognized by Joint Base Lewis McChord Lieutenant General Stephen R. Lanza for their work developing an online, automated system for reservations at Fisher House, where military families stay while loved ones are undergoing medical treatments at JBLM hospitals.

DVIDS: Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System
January 15, 2015

Downtown Tacoma's new YMCA, on UWT campus, opens Jan. 1 Subscription

The new University Y Student Center's fitness operations will open Jan. 1, 2015, with a grand opening celebration planned for Jan. 6. The article mentions the historical legacy of the building's site as the former location of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union Local #23.

The News Tribune
December 22, 2014

Co-Producing the City: UW Tacoma as Anchor Institution

UW Tacoma's first Debra Friedman Lecture, scheduled for January 15, 2015, will feature Wim Wiewel, president of Portland State University, describing PSU's focused growth as a community-engaged institution.

Exit 133
December 16, 2014

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