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Founding Stories

January 29, 2020

On the eve of our 30th anniversary, the UW Tacoma Library is spearheading a project to document the origins and development of UW Tacoma through oral history.

W flag viewed through UW Tacoma campus signage

Tacoma Rising

January 17, 2020

In South Sound Business' January cover story, Dr. Ali Modarres warns that Tacoma has a bright future, but that we must plan for the future with care.

Mark Glenn, '95, '01

Sergeant Husky Goes to Vegas

December 18, 2019

Army veteran Mark Glenn, the winner of the UW Veterans Flyaway contest, credits his military service and his UW Tacoma education for his success.

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.

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