On Tuesday, we will unveil a new artwork on campus from renowned artist Gerard Tsutakawa. Titled Yantra, it is an eight-foot-tall bronze sculpture created as a representation of yin and yang—the complementary nature of opposites. Mr. Tsutakawa also created Maru, the memorial to Tacoma's Japanese Language School that sits at the north end of the Prairie Line Trail on campus and is well known for the Mitt sculpture at T-Mobile Park.
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At the Nov. 21 Town Hall, I told you I would forward links to the information that was presented. The first link is to the Strategic Initiatives page that outlines over 80 campus initiatives that are all driving the strategic plan forward.
The recent Town Hall on Nov. 21 brought to my mind a word that I think does a great job of summing up where we are as a campus at this point in the year. This word is – progress!
It should come as no surprise to you that we take Commencement very seriously at UW Tacoma. It is the single most important day in the annual cycle of our academic year.
You may have noticed in the Nov. 11 edition of “Husky 411” that UW Tacoma is hosting a Title IX Community Conversation today, Nov. 14, at 12:30 p.m. in KEY 102 (Carwein Auditorium). UW’s Title IX Coordinator, Valery Richardson, will facilitate the session.
In the event you are unfamiliar with Title IX, it is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination within educational institutions.