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Dr. Ali Modarres, UW Tacoma Director of Urban Studies Program

Ali Modarres Is a Man About Towns

June 27, 2018

South Sound Business magazine recently published a feature story on Dr. Ali Modarres, UW Tacoma's Director of the Urban Studies Program.

UW Tacoma's Prairie Line Trail

Architects Honored for Prairie Line Trail Design

June 26, 2018

The Washington Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects presented its 2017 Award of Excellence to the landscape architecture firm PLACE for its design of UW Tacoma's Prairie Line Trail.

UW Tacoma Associate Professor Jim Gawel, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Jim Gawel: Learning From a Lake

May 25, 2018

When Jim Gawel looks at a lake, he sees an opportunity to learn--not just for the students he instructs, but for entire populations who rely on an reside by those water bodies.

Student interacting with employers at the 2018 business industry & career fair

Milgard's Success Center: an update connecting employers with students!

May 23, 2018

With initial funding from the Gary E. Milgard Foundation, The Milgard Success Center launched in November 2017. The focus of the Success Center is to work with the local South Sound community to assess employment needs, encourage internships and fill open permanent positions with current Milgard students and alumni.

Orca - image courtesy Center for Whale Research

Of Orcas and Oysters

May 9, 2018

An upcoming talk on endangered orcas is just one way UW Tacoma is engaged with the Puget Sound ecosystem.

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