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Reforming Tacoma's City Charter: A Panel Discussion [view of Tacoma skyline]

City Governance: Passionate Discourse

The City of Tacoma is in the midst of a once-per-decade review of the city charter, the document which “lays out the rules for the operation of pretty much every aspect of the City in 21 pages” (qu

Haluk Demirkan, Executive Director of UW Tacoma's Center for Information-Based Management

Demirkan turns data into wisdom

Haluk Demirkan, executive director of the Milgard School's new Center for Information-Based Management, wants to help organizations of all sizes use their data to make management decisions.
2014 South Sound Technology Conference - UW Tacoma

Tech Conference is Nexus

The South Sound Technology Conference is a nexus where the work of UW Tacoma faculty and students converges with the needs and interests of the South Sound tech community.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee joins Stadium High School students in Tacoma at a Pathways to Promise ceremony celebrating admission to UW Tacoma.

Pathway to Higher Education

Washington Governor Jay Inslee visited Tacoma's Stadium High School to help celebrate students' admission to UW Tacoma. During his visit, he raised his hand in a three-fingered UW salute.
Kenyon Chan

Kenyon Chan named interim chancellor

Kenyon S. Chan, former chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell, has been named interim chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma, effective March 16, 2014.

Serving Military Families Conference

Social Work Conference Values Veterans and Military Families

Regional and national social work experts and practitioners will explore concerns ranging from everyday challenges veterans face in work, education and family to serious issues such as PTSD and suicide in a professional conference on March 7.