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Theron Taylor, senior in psychology, at the University Y Student Center.

Change Comes for Theron Taylor

February 13, 2020

After serving a 20-year prison sentence, first-gen psychology transfer student Theron Taylor is finding a new sense of belonging at UW Tacoma.

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.

New faculty in 2019-20 at UW Tacoma

New faculty at UW Tacoma in 2019-20

October 10, 2019

Marking the start of the 2019-20 academic year, we present short biographies of 24 faculty members who have recently joined the UW Tacoma community.

Aerial image of UW Tacoma campus and surrounding city.

Welcome to UW Tacoma

September 24, 2019

It's the start of the 2019 academic year. Students and faculty are back on campus. Pac Ave is busy again! See what it's like to kick off the new year.

Byron Ragland, '19, Psychology

Byron's Banishment

June 26, 2019

As recounted in UW's Columns Magazine, Byron Ragland’s encounter with police at a frozen yogurt shop shook his sense of belonging and reminded him that society’s doors still aren’t open to all.

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