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Two UW Tacoma Projects Receive Green Seed Funding

UW Tacoma campus view with Museum of History
January 30, 2015
UW Tacoma has been awarded two grants, totaling $85,000, by the UW Green Seed Fund. $49,000 will support a project to raise awareness of individual and community impact on carbon emissions. $36,000 will support analysis of student use of public transportation.

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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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

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