First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.
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As Education's new dean, Dr. Rachel Endo will bring a deep commitment to community engagement, educational access and equity.
"Whiteness is the New South Africa" has been given the 2016 Philip A. Chinn Multicultural Book Award by the National Association for Multicultural Education.
Dr. Julia Aguirre is part of a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to make mathematical modeling relevant to elementary school students.
A unique program offered through UW allowed Daniel Marlowe to fulfill a childhood dream.
Read the stories behind the people receiving some of the 1,800 degrees at UW Tacoma's 26th annual commencement ceremony.
The award honors students from all three UW campuses who have "made the most of their UW experience."
Students in the first cohort of UW Tacoma's new Doctorate of Education program recently authored an opinion piece in The News Tribune, expressing concerns over recent events of racism and violence, and pledging to "work toward solutions which create opportunities for equity throughout our society."
Tacoma Public Schools has been recognized as a “District of Distinction” by District Administration magazine, a national publication for K12 district-level school administrators. In its testimonial, District Administration cites the work of the Center for Strong Schools Tacoma Whole Child Initiative in raising graduation rates at the school district from 55 percent in 2010 to 78 percent in 2014.