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Book cover: Becoming Nisei

Book Talk: Becoming Nisei

January 25, 2021

At a free, virtual event, Lisa Hoffman and Mary Hanneman will discuss their new book "Becoming Nisei," a history of the Tacoma Japanese-American community.

Turan Kayaoglu, Professor, UW Tacoma Politics, Philosophy & Public Affairs

Upholding Democracy

January 20, 2021

Turan Kayaoğlu believes that democracy, rule of law and human rights will eventually prevail in all societies. His research into the Middle East gives him that hope.

UW Tacoma faculty member Maria Tania Bandes B. Weingarden

Second Act

January 13, 2021

Theater at UW Tacoma goes virtual with the upcoming performance of "The Book of Andy."

Omari Amili, '14, '16

After Prison

December 18, 2020

Omari Amili spent time in prison before earning three degrees from UW Tacoma. He interviews 10 other people who graduated after they got out.

Coho salmon

CUW Research Identifies Salmon Killer

December 4, 2020

Scientists have discovered what is killing more than half the coho salmon that return to Puget Sound’s urban streams every fall.

UW Tacoma Professor Belinda Louie

An Open Book

November 5, 2020

A passion for reading and a turbulent childhood lead Professor Belinda Louie to create Project TELL which supports English language learners and their families.

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The Monstrous

October 30, 2020

Some monsters hide under beds or in sewer drains. Most, however, live inside us. Ingrid Walker and Dustin Annis talk about the role of the monstrous imagination in culture and politics.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Sharon Laing

From the Podcast: Racism Is a Public Health Crisis

October 22, 2020

“Racism is a stressor that causes wounds to the individuals who are exposed to it,” says Sharon Laing. Listen to Laing and Wendy Barrington in a two-part podcast from Paw’d Defiance.

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