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Book cover: Becoming Nisei

Book Talk: Becoming Nisei

January 25, 2021

At a free, virtual event, Lisa Hoffman and Mary Hanneman will discuss their new book "Becoming Nisei," a history of the Tacoma Japanese-American community.

Turan Kayaoglu, Professor, UW Tacoma Politics, Philosophy & Public Affairs

Upholding Democracy

January 20, 2021

Turan Kayaoğlu believes that democracy, rule of law and human rights will eventually prevail in all societies. His research into the Middle East gives him that hope.

UW Tacoma faculty member Maria Tania Bandes B. Weingarden

Second Act

January 13, 2021

Theater at UW Tacoma goes virtual with the upcoming performance of "The Book of Andy."

UW Tacoma alumna Christan Bell

Virtual Outreach

January 7, 2021

UW Tacoma alumna Christian Bell is using skills she honed at UW Tacoma to help stop the spread of COVID in Pierce County.

Philip Hall in Gather.Town

Building a virtual gathering space

December 30, 2020

A year ago at this time, none of us would have imagined the role that technology and virtual environments would play in our lives and especially in our learning environments. 

2020 in Review - collage of images

2020: A Year to Remember

December 23, 2020

From beekeeping to salmon saving, 2020 showed the determination and perseverance of the UW Tacoma community.

Omari Amili, '14, '16

After Prison

December 18, 2020

Omari Amili spent time in prison before earning three degrees from UW Tacoma. He interviews 10 other people who graduated after they got out.

Chris Oliver, '18, Ethnic, Gender & Labor Studies, at UW Tacoma 2018 Veteran and Military Commencement

Never Too Late

December 11, 2020

Chris Oliver was given a choice: prison or the Army. He chose the latter, then went to college, setting an example for his siblings. "This is what thrills me...that it's never too late."

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