UW Tacoma enrollment in autumn 2017 set a record at 5,185 students. 85 percent of students new to campus this year come from one of the 10 Puget Sound counties.
In a story describing the environmental impacts of gillter made from plastic, Port of Tacoma Professor Joel Baker affirms what many have experienced: the conspicuous persistence of glitter "in the most unwanted places."
SIAS Professor Katie Baird calls for a re-evaluation of how poverty is measured in the U.S. The current indicator relies on an inadequate way of defining income and an outdated calculation of "threshold income."
Science and Mathematics Lecturer Scott Rayermann is co-lead author on a paper published in Biophysical Journal that analyzes how molecules are distributed through the membrane of a living yeast cell. The research contributes to fundamental understanding of cell structure and formation.