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JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie DImon. Photo by Steve Jurvetson

CEO Illness: Transparency or Secrecy?

Milgard School of Business Assistant Professor Lex Perryman's 2010 research on CEO illness is relevant to the case of JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon.
Raw fish with QR code - technology fights fish fraud

Salmon Mislabeling in the News

A new book looks at mislabeled seafood as just one symptom of an out-of-whack American seafood industry, echoing the work of Professor Erica Cline and her students.
Altaf Merchant, Milgard School of Business, University of Washington Tacoma

Merchant of Nostalgia

Retro is hip. "Back in the day" is a la mode. A UW Tacoma professor's research helps advertisers understand the complex effects of nostalgia on consumers--and helps them tailor their ads to improve sales.
Colin McCann, B.A. Politics, Philosophy & Economics, Global Honors

Class of 2014: Colin McCann

Meet the next power behind the throne. Even before he graduated, Colin started working full time as campaign manager for a state senator.
Noelle Gichohi, B.A. Healthcare Leadership, Global Honors

Class of 2014: Noelle Gichohi

Winning a lottery changed Noelle's life. Now she wants to give back to the community which has given so much to her.