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Shooq Alhathelool, finance student in Milgard School of Business

Shooq Alhathelool's Global Perspective

November 15, 2017

Getting her degree in finance at UW Tacoma is, for Shooq Alhathelool, a chance to broaden her perspective and bring that understanding with her when she returns to Saudi Arabia.

Megan Walker, US Navy veteran and UW Tacoma social welfare student

Megan Walker: Navy Veteran to Social Worker

November 8, 2017

From a small town in Indiana and a floating city on the ocean, U.S. Navy veteran and social welfare student Megan Walker is ready to get people the help they need.

Flags on display at UW Tacoma campus mark 2017 Veterans Day

Honoring All Who Served

November 7, 2017

A display of flags along UW Tacoma's Prairie Line Trail honors the nation's veterans and commemorates those lost in the Vietnam War.

Wes Carter, '15

From Classroom to Boardroom

October 24, 2017

Years after an important encounter steered Wes Carter, '15, away from gangs, he is board president of the organization that made that encounter possible, courtesy of UW Tacoma's Board Governance course.

Group photo of new faculty at UW Tacoma in 2017

New Faculty at UW Tacoma in 2017-18

October 23, 2017

Heralding the start of the 2017-18 academic year, we present short biographies of 15 faculty members who have recently joined the UW Tacoma community.

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
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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
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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=
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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
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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
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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
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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
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October 30, 2017