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Kirsten Hargett, UW Tacoma senior, biomedical sciences and psychology

A Good Place to Grow

April 9, 2021

Kirsten Hargett chose to study biomedical sciences because she wanted to stretch herself.

Dr. Altaf Merchant, Gary E. and James A. Milgard Endowed Dean, UW Tacoma Milgard School of Business

Meet Altaf Merchant

March 11, 2021

Dean Altaf Merchant sees the Milgard School as a catalyst for entrepreneurship and social responsibility in the South Sound region.

Heather Dillon, UW Tacoma professor of mechanical engineering

Engineering Something Amazing

February 26, 2021

Heather Dillon is a big believer in human-centered design, and student-centered engineering education.

Tacoma's Nihongo Gakko - Japanese Language School

Preserving Nihonmachi

January 27, 2021

In their new book, Mary Hanneman and Lisa Hoffman share the history of Tacoma's Nihonmachi and the Japanese Language School once located on what is now the UW Tacoma campus.

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.

2020 in Review - collage of images

2020: A Year to Remember

December 23, 2020

From beekeeping to salmon saving, 2020 showed the determination and perseverance of the UW Tacoma community.

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.

Sarah Smith, UW Tacoma senior in Communications

Sarah Smith Plumbs the Depths

November 25, 2020

Sarah Smith, senior in communications, recently completed a documentary about an underwater ocean observatory, learning more about "one of the most underexplored places known to humans."

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.

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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