In an hour-long conversation, Professor Emeritus George Mobus, School of Engineering & Technology, examines the climate crisis through the framework of systems science.
UW Tacoma in the media
Recent mentions of UW Tacoma in the news
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One of the scholarships is awarded to Sandy Kelley, who "aims to obtain a certification in human resources management" through UW Tacoma's Professional Development Center.
A July 23 theft at 253 Collective, an art gallery located on the UW Tacoma campus, is described.
William Towey, '15, '17, has been named executive director of Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness.
A federal rule established during the de-institutionalization movement of the 1950s and 1960s limits the number of beds dedicated to mental health care that hospitals can house. Alumna Anna Nepomuceno, '17, director of public policy and advocacy at NAMI Washington, is quoted.
UW Tacoma's ACCESS in STEM scholarship and mentoring program is one of 77 STEM programs nationwide recognized for improving equity.
(Originally published in Modern Healthcare) The health care industry is beginning to embrace data analytics to tackle formerly-insurmountable problems. Examples include a team of business analytics students from the Milgard School of Business at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.
Fred Roberson, who died on July 9, played a key role in historic preservation and renewal of Tacoma. He has made a bequest of the Carlton Center office building to UW Tacoma.
The percentage of college students who report food insecurity has risen nationally. A 2016 study found 32% of UW Tacoma students were food-insecure. The UW Tacoma food pantry is described.
UW Tacoma's Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange has joined the board of the Economic Development Board of Tacoma-Pierce County.
Dr. Christopher Beasley, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, is interviewed as an alumnus of DePaul University. His work creating pathways to college for formerly incarcerated individuals is described.
Assoc. Prof. Maureen Kennedy is co-author on a new study that predicts impacts of climate change on wildfire frequency and intensity based on what happens to plant growth, decomposition and environmental aridity.
Associate Professor Rubén Casas, who studies urban environments, is quoted on whether a privately-owned retail center can offer true public and civic engagement.
Research by Associate Professor Ed Kolodziej and the Center for Urban Waters on the role of 6PPD-quinone in the pre-spawn mortality of coho salmon is the centerpiece of Puget Soundkeeper's lawsuit.
Social Work & Criminal Justice associate professor Eric Madfis is quoted on socialization of men and boys in American society.
Assistant Professor Rubén Casas and co-author Kevin Le explore Tacoma zoning, transit and parking issues through an imaginary conversation between long-time and new city residents.
An obituary for George Weyerhaeuser Sr., who died on June 11 at the age of 95, cites one of his many civic accomplishments as including development of the University of Washington Tacoma
Professor Carolyn West addresses the mental health impact of the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court on those dealing with unsafe intimate partner relationships.
Research by Associate Professor Ed Kolodziej and the Center for Urban Waters into 6PPD-quinone is giving new impetus to statewide partnerships that remove old tires from the state's marine waters.
A follow-up to an earlier story about capacity constraints at UW Allen School, this showcases UW Tacoma's computer science program, with photos of and quotes from students, alumni and faculty.
Associate Professor Eric Madfis is a nationally-recognized expert on school violence. News Tribune columnist Matt Driscoll talks to him about the role of threat assessment, and the importance of students having trusting relationships with school personnel.
KeyBank, UW Foster School of Business, UW Tacoma Milgard School of Business and TheWMarketplace are hosting a pitch contest for women-owned businesses in the Puget Sound area.
Associate Professor Eric Madfis is studying a threat assessment protocol developed in Oregon's Salem-Keiser school district. His preliminary results show the method works to keep students in school and to solve the issues and conflicts at the root of school violence.
Assistant Professor Weichao Yuwen's app and chatbot, called COCO, are meant to help caregivers take care of themselves.
In his research, Associate Professor Eric Madfis has found that American society's focus on raising boys to be "tough and macho and aggressive" contributes to a sense of "male grievance" in perpetrators of mass shootings.
Associate Professor Eric Madfis is interviewed along with Northwestern University's Lori Post on the connections between mental health, masculinity and mass shootings.
Greg Urquhart, now a Ph.D. student at WSU, is a 2011 UW Tacoma psychology alumnus. A military veteran, he is serving his practicum in UW Tacoma's student mental health clinic.
Associate Professor Eric Madfis notes that perpetrators of mass shootings tend to commit their acts at "crucial life transition stages," and that, at age 18, high school seniors often can purchase guns legally.
Military veteran and current WSU Ph.D. student Greg Urquhart, a member of the Eastern Band Cherokee Tribe, is a 2011 UW Tacoma psychology alumnus, and is serving his counseling practicum in the UW Tacoma student mental health office.
The work of urban design students on the redesign of a plaza and walkway connecting Broadway to Commerce Street is mentioned, and the proximity of the UW Tacoma campus is cited as an asset to creation of a pedestrian precinct.
Research by Associate Professor Ed Kolodziej and the Center for Urban Waters is the basis of regulations proposed by California to require manufacturers to remove 6PPD from rubber tires.
Military veteran entrepreneurs and their start-ups are featured, including Assistant Professor Matt Tolentino and his company Namatad.
The Hub: Federal Way Higher Education Center brings opportunity, access to south Puget Sound students
Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange spoke at the ribbon cutting for The HUB: Federal Way Higher Education Center, a collaboration of UW Tacoma, City of Federal Way, Federal Way Public Schools and Highline College.
In an article describing how Miami University of Ohio built a relationship with the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, Associate Professor Robin Zape-tah-hol-ah Minthorn is quoted on best practices for university leaders in building such relationships.
The popular video game that UW Tacoma alumnus Eric Barone created single-handedly is "selling at a faster pace than ever before."
Psychology Professor Carolyn West says "Women and children will die" with reduced access to abortion in the U.S.
ASUWT President and UW Tacoma student Andre Jimenez participated in a symposium hosted by the Institute for Black Justice on the 1969 Mother's Day Disturbance.
The Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation is producing a video series on the history of Tacoma. The first is on Japanese internment during WWII. "Becoming Nisei: Japanese American Urban Lives in Pre-war Tacoma," by Drs. Lisa Hoffmann and Mary Hanneman, is mentioned.
UW Tacoma is co-producing, with Tacoma Little Theatre and Toy Boat Theatre, Quiara Alegria Hudes's The Happiest Song Plays Last, starring UW Tacoma Assistant Teaching Professor Maria-Tania Bandes Becerra Weingarden.
South Sound Business writers Madison Miller, Blake Peterson, John Stearns, Stephanie Quiroz, and Hailee Wickersham interview successful South Sound professionals to discover how they overcame personal challenges and obstacles to achieve success.
Nine economic and policy experts, including UW Tacoma's Katie Baird, Anna Lovasz and Tim Scharks, call on voters to reject I-1929, which would repeal the capital gains tax established by the legislature in 2021.
Jon Scott, '96, most recently served as a senior trial attorney with the Snohomish County Public Defender Association.
Cites the experience of and quotes alumna Anneliese Simons, '07, master of social work, who recently successfully got access to the loan forgiveness program.
The region's economic development agency describes Milgard Hall, UW Tacoma's newest building project.
Chieh (Sunny) Cheng, of the School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership, received pilot funding from the UW Population Health Initiative to develop and test behavioral health promotion approaches in Tacoma Public Schools.
Illia Meresenko, who transferred to UW Tacoma from Edmonds Community College to study information technology, is from Ukraine. He describes the impact of Russia's war on himself and his family.
Associate Professor Ed Kolodziej led a team that identified chemicals present in Seattle's Thornton Creek, and demonstrated the effectiveness of the creek's restored hyporheic zone at removing those chemicals.
The article notes Tim Johnson's involvement in The HUB: Federal Way Higher Education Center, a collaboration among UW Tacoma, Federal Way, Federal Way Public Schools and Highline College.
This roundup of new Tacoma eateries includes Crisp Greens, a UW Tacoma tenant on Pacific Avenue.
The South Sound Sustainability Expo will take place along UW Tacoma's Prairie Line Trail.