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UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Sharon Laing

From the Podcast: Racism Is a Public Health Crisis

October 22, 2020

“Racism is a stressor that causes wounds to the individuals who are exposed to it,” says Sharon Laing. Listen to Laing and Wendy Barrington in a two-part podcast from Paw’d Defiance.

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.

Huatong Sun, UW Tacoma Associate Professor of Digital Media & Global Design

Unintended consequences of banning social media apps

September 29, 2020

Huatong Sun writes that despite efforts to wall off regional or national internets, social media companies will have to continue aggressively competing across borders if they are to grow.

Muckleshoot Tribal College sign, half in sun, half in shadow.

Indigenizing Higher Education

September 11, 2020

UW Tacoma's School of Education and the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe have signed a memorandum of agreement that will bring a doctoral program to the tribal college.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Sharon Laing

The Mentor

July 16, 2020

Four of Assistant Professor Sharon Laing's students were recognized this past spring at the University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium.

UW Tacoma Library, Spring 2020

COVID-19 Response from the Milgard School

July 2, 2020

Like most organizations, the Milgard School of Business was recently faced with the challenge of confronting the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Considering all the important aspects of our mission, we chose to place the needs of our students at the highest priority. 

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