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2018 UW Tacoma Commencement

The Husky Family

June 14, 2019

The UW Tacoma Class of 2019: a passionate, tenacious and diverse group of graduates that are already out in the world making an impact. We present a sampling of their stories.

UW Tacoma Campus Safety Officer Sid Saini talks with international student Misaki Seto.

A Bridge over Barriers

June 6, 2019

UW Tacoma's Campus Safety and Security has teamed up with the Office of Global Affairs on a project to help international students.

Elsa Muñoz Garcia, scholar from Universitat de Barcelona at UW Tacoma.

Global Scholar

April 5, 2019

Elsa Muñoz Garcia, a Ph.D. student at the Universitat de Barcelona, is working with Dr. Ariana Ochoa Camacho and incubating her dissertation at UW Tacoma.

An electric, glowing Husky waits expectantly in UW Tacoma's TPS building.

The Best Stories of 2018

December 21, 2018

From world-changing wheelchairs to a compassionate coyote whisperer and lots in between, the best stories of 2018 shine a light on UW Tacoma's urban-serving mission.

UW Tacoma's Alexis Wheeler bounces a plastic globe into the air.

World Wide Wheeler

December 19, 2018

Alexis Wheeler's experience as a scholar, lawyer, ranch hand and world traveler fits well into the work she does as program coordinator for the Institute for Global Engagement.

Lady in seahawks scarf stands on campus

Staff Story: Lynn Hermanson

December 14, 2018

Lynn Hermanson goes by many titles: wife, mother, teacher, counselor, and confidant. As assistant director of UW Tacoma’s Institute for Global Engagement and the Global Honors Program, she says she often thinks of herself as a “GPS for students in higher education,” helping students—many of whom are first-generation college-goers like herself—find success on their own terms.

Dr. Jeff Cohen, Associate Professor and Executive Director, Office of Global Affairs

Unpacking Masculinity

October 18, 2018

At the core of Dr. Jeff Cohen's work on bullying and gender norms is this -- "These are human systems and definitions. They are not concrete. They can be changed."

UW Tacoma Chancellor Mark A. Pagano

Welcome to UW Tacoma

September 25, 2018

Chancellor Mark A. Pagano greets all those new and returning to our beautiful downtown Tacoma campus.

Office of GLobal Affairs team (Courtney Kroll, Jo Anne Marie Acheta, Cindy Schaarschmidt, Amber Hallberg)

Team of the Year Award

September 5, 2018

Staff in the Office of Global Affairs Receives Team of the Year Award!

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