UW Tacoma This Week (and a bit beyond): Apr. 4 - 11, 2008

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The Roots of Migration: Free Trade, Debt and Survival in Nicaragua

Monday, April 7 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Carwein Auditorium

Nicaraguan community leader Yamileth Perez will discuss the first-hand impacts of free trade, debt and migration on the Nicaraguan people. The second-most impoverished country in the Western Hemisphere, Nicaragua has struggled for years under the burden of internal and external debt. Presented by UW Tacoma Student Life and Witness For Peace. Learn more at www.witnessforpeace.org/northwest.

Community forum: Corporate Social Responsibility
Tuesday, April 15 from 12:45 to 2 p.m.
Washington State History Museum

Cindy Hoots, Starbucks' program manager for corporate social responsibility, and Dan Bross, Microsoft's senior director for corporate citizenship, will discuss socially responsible business practices at this forum. Sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility at UW Tacoma's Milgard School of Business, the forum will explore the "triple bottom line" of profits, people and planet. For information, contact Cindy Valerio at valerioc@u.washington.edu or (253) 692-4883.

Reach high: Plan your future at UW Tacoma
Thursday, April 17 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Garretson Woodruff Pratt Building first floor atrium

Discover how UW Tacoma can help you reach your potential at a campus open house Thursday, April 17. Meet with an academic advisor, learn about financial aid and scholarships and tour the UW Tacoma campus. Later, enjoy free admission at downtown Tacoma museums as part of the city's monthly Artwalk event. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions Advising and Outreach at (253) 692-4742.

Program information sessions: Already know which UW Tacoma degree you want? Learn more about our programs at one of these information sessions:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare, Thursday April 17 at 1 p.m., Birmingham Block Building, Room 106

Want to check out the UW Tacoma campus? Take a tour.
Every Tuesday, beginning at 12:30 p.m.

Get the grand tour of the UW Tacoma campus. Tours are offered every Tuesday, and leave from Admissions in the Science Building, Room 105. Learn more at www.tacoma.uw.edu/enrollmentservices/admissions/visit.

For a map of campus and driving directions and parking information, go to www.tacoma.uw.edu/campus_map/.

UW Tacoma This Week is a service of the University of Washington Tacoma's Public Relations & Communications office. For more information on these events or other UW Tacoma news, call (253) 692-4536.

April 4, 2008