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Social Work & Criminal Justice Professor Marian Harris makes the case for reform of the criminal justice system, especially the reigniting "war on drugs," due to the tragic impacts on children of incarcerated parents.
National education leader Karen Pittman reports on her visit to Tacoma Public Schools. UW Tacoma and TPS are partners in a multi-year effort to improve student outcomes by “blending social and emotional learning with academic lessons.”
Clare McGrane interviews Institute of Technology Professor Ankur Teredesai, co-founder of health data analytics firm KenSci.
In an opinion column, Nursing and Healthcare Leadership Assistant Professor Sonny Chieh Cheng calls for a comprehensive effort to improve the prevention of mental illness, rather than only focusing on treatment.
Columnist Rashod Ollison reflects on the re-evaluations of Martin Luther KIng's legacy, including an interview with UW Tacoma Professor Michael Honey, who emphasizes King's efforts for economic justice.
Columnist Jerry Large interviews Haley Endowed Professor of Humanities Michael Honey on his new book, “To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice.”