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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.

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.

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