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Kenneth Burkart, '20, B.S. Environmental Science

Ken Burkart: Learning the Ropes

August 6, 2020

Ken Burkart, '20, applied the discipline and determination of rock-climbing to his academic career and his research into aquatic chemistry.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Sharon Laing

The Mentor

July 16, 2020

Four of Assistant Professor Sharon Laing's students were recognized this past spring at the University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium.

UW Tacoma Library, Spring 2020

COVID-19 Response from the Milgard School

July 2, 2020

Like most organizations, the Milgard School of Business was recently faced with the challenge of confronting the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Considering all the important aspects of our mission, we chose to place the needs of our students at the highest priority. 

Aerial shot of Downtown Tacoma, 2019

Milgard Alumni Engagement Survey

July 1, 2020

POPULATION: The Milgard Alumni Engagement Program is led by a group of area business leaders from the Milgard Executive Council, along with Milgard School Director of Development, Kevin Dugan, and Deanna Blanchfield of Milgard staff. A recent, comprehenseive survey asked alumni if they had attended a Milgard or alumni event in the last 2 years – 80% said they had not. Given this feedback, the Alumni Engagement group will now begin planning future events informed by the responses given through this survey.

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.

Riki Thompson, UW Tacoma Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Writing Studies

Love Story

May 29, 2020

UW Tacoma Associate Professor Riki Thompson researches online dating including how the digital age changed the way we tell stories about ourselves.

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