Read the stories behind the people receiving some of the 1,800 degrees at UW Tacoma's 26th annual commencement ceremony.
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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.
Justina Johnson, '94, '00, reflects on the transformative experiences that "solidified my desire, my need, to become a teacher."
UW Tacoma celebrates the accomplishments of Peter Horak with the 2015 Distinguished Research Award and Ellen Moore with the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award.
Recent publications by UW Tacoma researchers cover topics ranging from artificial intelligence to elephant natural history to social media in western Europe.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee led a roundtable discussion at UW Tacoma on “Collective Impact: Working Together for Strong Schools, Student Success and Great Communities.”
John Goodlad, emeritus professor of education at UW in Seattle, and renowned educational researcher and theorist, has died at the age of 94.
A unique partnership between UW Tacoma’s Center for Strong Schools and Tacoma Public Schools is giving teachers and students back time in the classroom and changing how they feel about going to school.