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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.

Best of UW Tacoma 2019

The Best Stories of 2019

December 23, 2019

The best stories coming out of UW Tacoma are all about our students! Here's a baker's dozen of stories about students making their impact in the world.

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.

Planting tulip bulbs along UW Tacoma Grand Staircase.

The Gardening Mindset

December 10, 2019

Students in Lauren Montgomery's psychology class had a quarter-long collaborative learning experience helping to replant the Grand Staircase and nurture the Giving Garden.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Amanda Sesko

Making the Invisible Visible

December 5, 2019

Assistant professor Amanda Sesko examines the psychological principle of invisibility and how it affects marginalized groups.

Jim Gawel making a pie.

The Right Ingredients

November 27, 2019

Pie day is an annual tradition where faculty make pies for staff but the event is about more than dessert.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Pamela Krayenbuhl

Dancing Scholar

November 20, 2019

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Pamela Krayenbuhl brings her love and knowledge of dance to campus.

UW Tacoma alumnus Marco Barjas and UW Tacoma student Ken Burkart in a boat on Lake Killarney.

It's a Dirty Job

November 14, 2019

UW Tacoma alumnus Marco Barajas is happiest when he's knee deep in muck or up to his elbows in grease.

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