The designer and structural engineer of the Tacoma Paper & Stationery renovation co-author an overview of the goals and process of renovation. Interesting details are provided on the engineering challenges that arose.
Education Professor Chris Knaus is quoted in an article about the challenges faced by white mothers of biracial children.
UW Tacoma's Prairie Line Trail, designed by PLACE Studio, received the 2017 Award of Excellence in general design from the Washington Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Project Vote Washington, which includes SIAS Professor Katie Baird and Assistant Professors Will McGuire and Sarah Hampson, is examining whether increasing the number of ballot drop boxes in Washington will increase voter participation in elections.
Chancellor Mark Pagano announced the appointment of Bill Sterud, chairman of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, to the UW Tacoma Advisory Board. Sterud will help advise the Chancellor and the UW Board of Regents on the governance and management of the UW Tacoma campus.
David Hirschberg, who is a research scientist with UW Tacoma's Center for Urban Waters, is part of a team including scientists from the University of Illinois that has developed a "low-cost, portable, smartphone-integrated" platform to diagnose infectious diseases.