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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.

Book cover: Becoming Nisei

Book Talk: Becoming Nisei

January 25, 2021

At a free, virtual event, Lisa Hoffman and Mary Hanneman will discuss their new book "Becoming Nisei," a history of the Tacoma Japanese-American community.

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.

Omari Amili, '14, '16

After Prison

December 18, 2020

Omari Amili spent time in prison before earning three degrees from UW Tacoma. He interviews 10 other people who graduated after they got out.

Chris Suh, '17, Sustainable Urban Development

Building a Community Around Food

November 25, 2020

At Northwest Harvest, Urban Studies alumnus Chris Suh connects with people by remembering his own journey out of poverty.

Scary neon face

The Monstrous

October 30, 2020

Some monsters hide under beds or in sewer drains. Most, however, live inside us. Ingrid Walker and Dustin Annis talk about the role of the monstrous imagination in culture and politics.

A "communities of intterest" electoral district map of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Drawing the Line

October 1, 2020

Associate Professor Jim Thatcher's NSF-funded project uses data to show college students how electoral districts are created.

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.

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