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New faculty in 2019-20 at UW Tacoma

New faculty at UW Tacoma in 2019-20

October 10, 2019

Marking the start of the 2019-20 academic year, we present short biographies of 24 faculty members who have recently joined the UW Tacoma community.

Aerial image of UW Tacoma campus and surrounding city.

Welcome to UW Tacoma

September 24, 2019

It's the start of the 2019 academic year. Students and faculty are back on campus. Pac Ave is busy again! See what it's like to kick off the new year.

Image of the art installation on the Prairie Line Trail "All the Rivers of the World."

Rivers Run Through It

July 23, 2019

A new, permanent public art work, entitled “All the Rivers in the World,” stretches more than 250 feet through the UW Tacoma campus along the Prairie Line Trail.

Photo of Nicole Blair's book sitting atop her guitar.

'Renegade Professor of English'

July 3, 2019

Raised in the South at a time when women were supposed to be wives and mothers, UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Nicole Blair defied expectations and became an accomplished teacher, musician and author.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Vanessa de Veritch Woodside

Found at Sea

January 24, 2019

A three-year stint aboard cruise ships set Associate Professor Vanessa de Veritch Woodside on a course to higher education.

UW Tacoma Associate Professor Riki Thompson teaches students in her "Writing through Comics" course.

Comic Books in the Classroom

August 29, 2018

Associate Professor Riki Thompson's "Writing through Comics" course gets students to think differently about the genre.

A performer dressed in a rabbit masks delivers lines during a recent performance at Tollefson Plaza.

In Our Backyard

August 29, 2018

Students in Senior Lecturer Tyler Budge's class created masks for series of public performances about homelessness.

Beck Adelante, UW Tacoma 2018 graduate

Beck Adelante: Finding Their Way

June 6, 2018

Beck Adelante, '18 Arts, Media & Culture, learned to be brave at UW Tacoma, and translated that onto the stage and into a Husky 100 award.

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