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Group photo of new faculty at UW Tacoma in 2017

New Faculty at UW Tacoma in 2017-18

October 2, 2017

Heralding the start of the 2017-18 academic year, we present short biographies of 15 faculty members who have recently joined the UW Tacoma community.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Christopher Beasley

Chris Beasley Builds a Pipeline

September 30, 2017

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Chris Beasley wants to help formerly-incarcerated people get a college education, and wants the world to know the power of that redemptive transformation.

New Degrees Serve High-Demand Fields

September 28, 2017

Over the next academic year, UW Tacoma is launching three new degree programs that will fuel career goals in urban design, electrical engineering and business analytics.

2017 Washington Monthly college ranking badge

We're Number One: "Best Bang for the Buck in the West"

September 6, 2017

A national ranking that spotlights colleges that "help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices" has listed UW Tacoma the number one "best bang for the buck in the West."

Kathleen Shannon Dorcy Head Shot

In Good Company

August 14, 2017

UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Kathleen Shannon Dorcy has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).

UW Tacoma geoscientist and assistant professor Dan Shugar

Up Close with River Piracy

April 17, 2017

When UW Tacoma geoscientist Dan Shugar and his research colleagues arrived in the Canadian Yukon, they had firsthand experience with river piracy.

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