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Faculty Note: Ali Modarres

Ali Modarres
February 24, 2015
CQ Researcher’s in-depth weekly report of Feb. 20, 2015, is “Gentrification: Are the Young and Wealthy Displacing the Urban Poor?” by reporter Alan Greenblatt. Ali Modarres, director of Urban Studies, is one of a number of national urban policy experts quoted in the 24-page report. Read the report...

Campus Note: Prairie Line Trail Award

Image of 2015 Working Across Boundaries award for Prairie Line Trail
February 24, 2015
At the Pierce County Regional Council general assembly on Feb. 19, Pat Johnson, mayor of Buckley, Wash., presented the 2015 Working Across Boundaries award to UW Tacoma's Prairie Line Trail project. Watch a video...

Faculty Note: Kathleen Shannon Dorcy

Kathleen Shannon Dorcy
February 20, 2015
Senior lecturer Kathleen Shannon Dorcy has been appointed to lead the newly formed Clinical/Nursing Research, Education and Practice department at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Dr. Shannon Dorcy is a founding faculty member of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership.

Faculty Note: Haluk Demirkan

Haluk Demirkan, Executive Director of UW Tacoma' sCenter for Information-Based Management
February 17, 2015
Haluk Demirkan, associate professor in the Milgard School of Business and executive director of the Center for Information Based Management, is ranked fifth on the Top 100 Rankings of World-wide Researchers produced by the Association for Information Systems. Dr. Demirkan has also been named to the editorial board of IT Professional, the peer-reviewed publication of the IEEE Computer Society.

Young Tapped for Presidency of Texas A&M

UW President Michael K. Young
February 4, 2015
University of Washington President Michael K. Young on Tuesday was named as the sole finalist for president of Texas A&M University by its Board of Regents. Young became President of the UW in July 2011. Read more...

UW Tacoma in the News

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
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February 19, 2015

Tacoma schools -- and their friends -- are on a roll Subscription

An editorial lauds the work of UW Tacoma, among many community partners, in helping Tacoma Public Schools achieve a dramatic turnaround in graduation rates. The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative, led by the Center for Strong Schools, is mentioned.

The News Tribune
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February 14, 2015

Sullivan's Catholicism

Eric Bugyis, lecturer in Interdisicplinary Arts & Sciences, is a frequent contributor to Commonweal magazine, a leading publication on culture and politics. In this blog post, he reflects on Andrew Sullivan, the influential former editor of The New Republic, who recently shut down his 15-year old blog, The Dish.

Commonweal
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February 13, 2015

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