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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.
UW Tacoma and Tacoma Little Theatre present The Happiest Song Plays Last, directed by Marilyn Bennett and featuring Assistant Teaching Professor Maria-Tania Bandes B. Weingarden.
GSBA also honored UW Tacoma Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange as Community Leader of the Year.
A rally for salmon in downtown Tacoma started on the UW Tacoma campus.
UW Tacoma Associate Professor of Education Robin Zape-Tah-Hol-Ah Minthorn will keynote the 49th annual symposium at Northeastern State University in Oklahoma.
Sound Credit Union and UW Tacoma’s Milgard School Launch UW-Wide Competition to Identify the Next Great FinTech Disruptor
Competitors from all three UW campuses and across Washington state are invited to propose their innovative financial technology ideas.
The Milgard School of Business is inviting submissions for the second annual UW FinTech Pitch Competition beginning March 28.
School of Engineering and Technology Associate Professor Anderson Nascimento is quoted on the security of the technology underlying cryptocurrencies.
Fund for Education Abroad Awards $400,000 to 123 Scholars Traditionally Underrepresented in Study Abroad
UW Tacoma student Brooklyn Jennings, Law & Policy, has received the Martha and Jeff Johnson Scholarship to travel to Peru.
Take a listen to television journalist Michelle Li and JaeRan Kim as they discuss their struggle with identity, feeling like an imposter, and how they made their way in fields that have historically not been open to Asian women.
Negative crime trends we are experiencing are symptomatic of larger, system-wide failings. School of Social Work & Criminal Justice Assistant Professors Janelle Hawes and Ken Cruz are quoted.
Australian researchers have identified 6PPD-Quinone, a substance derived from tire preservatives in that country's waters. A team led by UW Tacoma's Ed Kolodziej and the Center for Urban Waters first identified the substance in the U.S.
David Boe, part-time lecturer in the School of Urban Studies and former Tacoma City Council member, asked students to redesign the downtown area between Broadway, Commerce, 9th and 11th Streets. News Tribune writer Matt Driscoll sat in on the class.
Campus planners are putting together a request for proposals to build a residence hall-like building that includes food service, such as a dining hall, through a public/private partnership.
Over the next seven years, the NSF funds will provide student scholarships, mentoring, research participation and an optional on-campus living community for students pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering and math.
Christopher Beasley, UW Tacoma assistant professor of psychology, discusses barriers he faced in academia as a formerly incarcerated individual.
Joel Baker, professor and science director of the Center for Urban Waters, says that glitter is a constituent of microplastic pollution in the ocean.
Amazon employees interested in attending UW Tacoma may now have up to 100% of their college tuition costs covered by the company, through its newly-expanded Career Choice program.
In an excerpt from an upcoming edited volume, Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange discusses the competence in issues of diversity, equity and inclusion expected of college presidents.
Theo Partner Investments says the growth of the UW Tacoma campus is one factor in its decision to build a 144-unit apartment project at S. Tacoma Ave. S. and S. 17th St., across from the northwest corner of campus.
All three UW campuses will host in-person ceremonies at the end of spring quarter. UW Tacoma will host its June 13 event at the Washington State Fairgrounds.
Concerns are growing about woodsmoke pollution as a public health and environmental justice issue. Research by Robin Evans-Agnew of the School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership is cited.
ASUWT President and Law & Policy major Andre Jimenez calls for accountability in the use of force by the Pierce County Sheriff's Department and a civilian review board "with real oversight authority and independence" from the department.
Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell mentioned The HUB, the higher education partnership of Highline College, UW Tacoma, the city and Federal Way Public Schools.
The “employee of the month” award hasn’t aged well. Here’s how to celebrate your people on Employee Appreciation Day—and every other day of the year.
Giving employees a clear path to grow their own career and aspirations within the company is another big way to say thanks. Some 37% of employees are looking for some sort of change in their career, whether they are exploring new possibilities, seeking a new job or exploring a new role within the organization.
“One of the best ways leaders can show appreciation for their employees is by making meaningful investments in their career growth,” says Cameron Yarbrough, CEO and Co-Founder of Torch.
Ruth Flint, '05, '07, chief nursing officer at St. Joseph Medical Center, criticizes a bill before the Washington legislature which would establish fixed nurse-to-patient ratios in hospitals, saying the bill "could not be more misguided nor come at a worse time."
Dr. Jimmy McCarty, executive director of the Center for Equity & Inclusion, has helped coordinate an open letter to Congress, signed by more than 80 scholars of theology, ethics and Christian studies, to protest excessive defense funding.
Dr. Carolyn West joins "Subjects of Desire" documentary producer Jennifer Holness to discuss Black female beauty in history and popular culture, examining the cultural shift in North American beauty standards to embrace Black features and aesthetics.
The Hub: Federal Way Higher Education Center has opened. The facility is a collaboration of UW Tacoma, Highline College, the City of Federal Way and Federal Way Public Schools.
In an interview, Maureen Kennedy talks about the role of climate change in the increasing frequency and expanded season for wildfires in California. She also discusses the role of "good fires" in reducing destructive wildfires.
Dr. Carolyn West is one of several experts consulted by Nancy Grace as she examines the death of social media influencer Lauren Smith-Fields.
Jeremiah Wiley, '04, Accounting, Milgard School of Business, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Port of Bremerton, a $14M organization that manages Bremerton National Airport and marinas at Bremerton and Port Orchard.
In surveys of dating app users, Associate Professor Riki Thompson found that it takes more than branding to overcome age-old male-dominated dating conventions.
Although Washington state has one of the most dynamic job markets in the country, nearly all available career pathway jobs remain out of reach for many of our high school graduates. Opportunities in our state for landing a family-wage career are plentiful. They go beyond information technologies including automobile services, manufacturing, health care, agriculture and more. Unfortunately, there are barriers for most graduates who choose not to go to college.
The author believes that King's public and pastoral ministry were held together by his anti-capitalist outlook. Dr. Michael Honey's "All Labor Has Dignity" is mentioned.
Work by the Center for Urban Waters on identifying toxic chemicals present in rubber is the basis for a criminal action brought against a dam operator in Pierce County, which allegedly contaminated the river during a construction project on the dam.
A parade meant to help dispel the gloom of the darkest time of the year, and featuring a fire-breathing dragon, started on the UW Tacoma campus.
Nominations are now being received for the Milgard School of Business's annual Business Leadership Awards program.
The Federal Way Hub, a collaboration of UW Tacoma, Highline College, the City of Federal Way and Federal Way Public Schools, establishes a higher-education presence in downtown Federal Way blocks from the upcoming light rail station.
Adan Espino, '19, Law & Policy, is now the executive director of Washington's Craft Cannabis Coalition.