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UW Tacoma Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Eric Barone at Cheney Stadium during Paint the Park Purple.

The Love of the Game

September 4, 2019

UW Tacoma Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Eric Barone took what he learned in the classroom and used it to create a hit video game.

Gurchetan Singh, '19, Computer Science & Systems

Gurchetan Singh and the American Dream

August 28, 2019

From India to Highline to UW Tacoma, with stops in Bakersfield and Bellingham along the way, Computer Science & Systems alumnus Gurchetan Singh knows the American Dream is alive and well.

Microplastics samples in vials

No One Is an Island

August 7, 2019

UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Julie Masura and UW Tacoma alumna Catherine Crook came together to help a University of the Virgin Islands graduate student whose lab was destroyed by hurricanes.

Bernard Higgins, 2019

Student Leader Halfway around the World

July 8, 2019

A military-contracted fuel specialist completes his business course work with classmates while abroad in Afghanistan. Bernard Higgins is a role model in how he makes time to advance his education while serving our country.

Byron Ragland, '19, Psychology

Byron's Banishment

June 26, 2019

As recounted in UW's Columns Magazine, Byron Ragland’s encounter with police at a frozen yogurt shop shook his sense of belonging and reminded him that society’s doors still aren’t open to all.

University of Washington Awards of Excellence

2019 Honorees Set a High Bar

June 15, 2019

Students and faculty individually recognized at UW Tacoma's 2019 Commencement represent accomplishments in scholarship, community engagement and contributions to the campus and university.

2018 UW Tacoma Commencement

The Husky Family

June 14, 2019

The UW Tacoma Class of 2019: a passionate, tenacious and diverse group of graduates that are already out in the world making an impact. We present a sampling of their stories.

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