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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.

UW Tacoma Class of 2020

A Giant Leap

September 16, 2020

Every student's journey to a degree is unique, and the great leap they take into the world beyond. Read about four 2020 grads: from psychology to cybersecurity to space!

Names of UW Tacoma Class of 2020 overlaying a scene from campus

Congratulations, Graduates!

June 11, 2020

On June 13, we celebrate the Class of 2020 with a one-of-a-kind virtual ceremony. Read and hear some of their stories.

University of Washington Awards of Excellence

Honoring our 2020 Faculty and Staff Award Winners

May 22, 2020

Every year at this time we celebrate faculty and staff for their accomplishments in teaching, research, community engagement and contributions to the UW, our campus and the larger community.

Rosa Franklin, retired Washington state senator

Lift as You Climb

April 2, 2020

Tacoma icon Rosa Franklin has spent a lifetime helping others both as a and later as a state legislator.

W flag viewed through UW Tacoma campus signage

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.

Vincent Da, Healthcare Leadership and ASUWT 2019-20 President

Service With a Smile

January 3, 2020

For ASUWT President Vincent Da, playing table tennis and serving in student government require similar skills: quick reflexes, mental acuity and a powerful serve.

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.

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