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Nihonjin Face. Photo courtesy Tacoma Public Library.

Giving a Face to a Tragedy

February 17, 2017

UW Tacoma is hosting a performance of the Broadway Center's Nihonjin Face, a 35-minute play recalling Japanese American internment during World War II.

Photo courtesy Operation Warm.

Warm Hearts Bring Warm Coats

February 17, 2017

A national non-profit, Operation Warm, recently got to see the power of an urban-serving university in action.

Morning sky with Tacoma Union Station

Are We a Welcoming Region?

February 14, 2017

The 2017 Urban Studies Forum will examine the role of immigrant labor in the regional economy.

Amanda Figueroa

Lighting the Way

February 13, 2017

UW Tacoma's Amanda Figueroa is using her love of science and advocacy to help students succeed.

UW Tacoma in the News

Washington House Votes to Remove 'Branch' From Campus Names

UW Tacoma has been officially termed a "branch" of the University of Washington since its founding more than 25 years ago, but if the Senate passes and the Governor signs pending legislation, the branch designation, seen by some as demeaning, would be removed.

KNKX 88.5 FM
February 2, 2017

Positive VIBEs for vets

UW Tacoma's Veterans Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship (VIBE) is launching its 2017 Business Plan Competition. VIBE director Thomas Kuljam, mentors and advisory board members describe how the competition will work and the advantages of participating.

Business Examiner
February 1, 2017

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Feb 23

Nihonjin Face, a play produced for the Civil Rights Legacy Tour


UW Tacoma William W. Philip Hall (WPH)

Mar 1

Info Session: Fulbright U.S. Student Program


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Mar 3

2017 South Sound Technology Conference


UW Tacoma William W. Philip Hall (WPH)

Mar 13

Talking About Fake News: News Literacy 101


UW Tacoma William W. Philip Hall (WPH)