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Campus Note: Green Lab Certification

UW Green Laboratory
March 25, 2015
UW's office of Environmental Health and Safety has awarded a gold-level Green Lab certification to the Cline Lab, managed by Erica Cline, chair of IAS Science and Mathematics. Of 4,500 labs at UW, it is the only gold-level certification outside UW's Seattle campus.

Student Note: Omer Adam, Rangel Scholar

Omer Adam, sophomore at UW Tacoma
March 25, 2015
Omer Adam, sophomore, has been selected as one of 15 Charles B. Rangel Scholars nationwide, the first from UW Tacoma. He will spend the summer of 2015 in Washington D.C. studying international affairs.

UW Tacoma in the News

Dead men tell stories years later

Interdisicplinary Arts & Sciences lecturer Ellen Moore talked about forensic anthropology at a Washington State History Museum lecture, and how she used it to help identify the bodies of MIA/POWs in Vietnam.

Northwest Guardian
March 26, 2015

2015 Students of Distinction: Ricci Seguban

A profile of Ricci Seguban, senior at Gig Harbor High School, who has been a participant in UW Tacoma's Math Science Leadership summer program.

Peninsula Gateway
March 25, 2015

How Obesity Became a Disease

Nita McKinley, professor in Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences and 2014-15 chair of the UW Tacoma Faculty Assembly, is quoted in an Atlantic Magazine article on the "big business" of weight loss.

Atlantic Magazine
March 24, 2015

Let tech hubs take root throughout region Subscription

In a column critical of Seattle's plans for its University District, reporter Brier Dudley calls for a regional network of tech hubs, including in Tacoma. He mentions UW Tacoma and its cybersecurity program, and quotes Lars Harvey, CEO of IID, an internet security company in downtown Tacoma.

Seattle Times
March 14, 2015

Military, academic, business professionals discuss leadership attributes

A U.S. Army publication reports on a leadership panel discussion cohosted by UW Tacoma and the Army's I Corps at UW in Seattle. Participants included Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza, I Corps commanding general, and regional corporate leaders.

DVIDS: Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System
March 10, 2015

Small Cities/Big Opportunities, speaker says

Joel Kotkin, keynote speaker at this year's Urban Studies Forum, told the audience the South Sound "offers a lifestyle that appeals to most of the population."

The Business Examiner
February 19, 2015

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