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UW Tacoma 25th Annual Commencement

Celebrate the Class of 2016

June 1, 2016

Read the stories behind the people receiving some of the 1,800 degrees at UW Tacoma's 26th annual commencement ceremony.

Students in UW Tacoma's Educational Leadership program.

Student Update: Ed.D. Students Concerned About Racism, Violence

January 14, 2016

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 Schools Achieve Distinction, Cite UW Tacoma

November 9, 2015

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.

Books in UW Tacoma's Tioga Library

Recent Research: Publication Round-Up

April 2, 2015

Recent publications by UW Tacoma researchers cover topics ranging from artificial intelligence to elephant natural history to social media in western Europe.

John Goodlad, UW professor emeritus of education

Faculty Note: John Goodlad

December 4, 2014

John Goodlad, emeritus professor of education at UW in Seattle, and renowned educational researcher and theorist, has died at the age of 94.


Focusing on the Whole Child

August 11, 2014

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.