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Dr. Ali Modarres, UW Tacoma Director of Urban Studies Program

Ali Modarres Is a Man About Towns

June 27, 2018

South Sound Business magazine recently published a feature story on Dr. Ali Modarres, UW Tacoma's Director of the Urban Studies Program.

Dr. Andrea Modarres, Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

A New Kind of Superhero

June 8, 2018

Assistant Professor Andrea Modarres will discuss Kamala Khan, the first American Muslim character to headline a comic book, as part of the Grit City Think & Drink speaker series.

2018 UW Tacoma Commencement

1,850 Change Makers

June 7, 2018

Read about some of more than 1,850 UW Tacoma change-makers launching into the world in June 2018 with their newly-minted University of Washington degrees.

Tyler Budge and Sarah Young pose in front of their art installation Foraging the Hive.

Generating Buzz

May 30, 2018

Foraging the Hive, a new art installation by Senior Lecturer Tyler Budge and his artistic partner Sara Young combines bees, test tubes and discarded items.

UW Tacoma Associate Professor Jim Gawel, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Jim Gawel: Learning From a Lake

May 25, 2018

When Jim Gawel looks at a lake, he sees an opportunity to learn--not just for the students he instructs, but for entire populations who rely on and reside by those water bodies.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor JaeRan Kim poses in front of the Keystone Building on campus.

What Comes Next

May 23, 2018

Assistant Professor JaeRan Kim's research examines what happens after children are adopted and placed with new families.

Orca - image courtesy Center for Whale Research

Of Orcas and Oysters

May 9, 2018

A seminar on endangered orcas is just one way UW Tacoma is engaged with the Puget Sound ecosystem.

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