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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.

Dr. Andrea Modarres, Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

A New Kind of Superhero

June 8, 2018

Assistant Professor Andrea Modarres will discuss Kamala Khan, the first American Muslim character to headline a comic book, as part of the Grit City Think & Drink speaker series.

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.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor JaeRan Kim poses in front of the Keystone Building on campus.

What Comes Next

May 23, 2018

Assistant Professor JaeRan Kim's research examines what happens after children are adopted and placed with new families.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professors Rachel Hershberg and Vanessa de Veritch Woodside

Telling Their Stories

May 16, 2018

Assistant Professors Rachel Hershberg and Vanessa de Veritch Woodside are using interviews to understand the effects of detention on immigrants and refugees in the South Sound.

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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