Students and faculty individually recognized at UW Tacoma's 2019 Commencement represent accomplishments in scholarship, community engagement and contributions to the campus and university.
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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.
Misaki Seto, '19, Biomedical Sciences, is proof that the STEM influence of "Jurassic Park" extended beyond the shores of North America.
Moving from science and math at his high school to justice and politics at UW Tacoma put Zaheed Lynch on a path to being an advocate for youth in the criminal justice system.
If life is a puzzle, Christie Peralta, '19, Business Administration/Management, is figuring out how it all fits together. She wants to help others puzzle it out.
Transferring from Pierce College Puyallup, Morgan Pasquier brought an interest in psychology that has taken them far beyond their days in a warehouse job.
Being a military "brat" got Angeline Jimenez in touch with her Korean heritage and gave her the inspiration for her major and her degree.
With her degree in law and policy and her goal to become a prosecuting attorney, Karla Vargas plans to fulfill a promise to her mother.
For her capstone thesis, Catarina Terrill examined the role of women in the Ku Klux Klan during that group's 1920s revival. Post-graduation, she'll do a Russian journalism exchange.