UW Tacoma alumnus Omari Amili, who earned his master's degree in interdisciplinary arts and sciences, is aiming to change society's understanding of formerly-incarcerated people. His thesis advisor, UW Tacoma professor Larry Knopp, is quoted.
UW Tacoma alumnus John Smith and his wife Jeannette Smith-Perrone are co-founders of Child of Fortune, which helps college students stay in college in the face of "unmet survival needs" such as food and housing insecurity.
A profile of Michael Sullivan, principal with Artifacts Consulting, a Tacoma-based historic preservation consulting firm. Sullivan has taught Tacoma history at UW Tacoma. The story also quotes alumnus and local filmmaker Mick Flaaen.
UW Tacoma students carry the smallest amount of student debt of all public universities in Washington, according to a new report by LendEDU, "a New Jersey company that offers student-loan refinancing."
In an op-ed, Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland and Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier cite Taina Padilla Anderson, 2015 recipient of UW Tacoma's M.S. Geospatial Technologies degree and now teaching students at Bates Technical College, as an example of the kind of jobs the region needs to foster.
The developer of a micro-apartment complex on S. 17th St. in Tacoma cites the presence of UW Tacoma and its students as a major factor in the development.
WSU Everett's prospective impact on downtown Everett and the surrounding region is compared to the impact of UW Tacoma on its downtown and region.
UW Tacoma alumna and former staffer Rachel Ervin is the co-director of Alma Mater, a new arts center in downtown Tacoma located in the old Carpenters Building.
In an op-ed, Associate Professor Kima Cargill reorients the controversy over "food addiction" to an analysis of the additives in processed foods, citing those as the addictive substances.