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UW Tacoma Class of 2020

A Giant Leap

September 16, 2020

Every student's journey to a degree is unique, and the great leap they take into the world beyond. Read about four 2020 grads: from psychology to cybersecurity to space!

UW Tacoma alumna Jessy Wolff tossing balls in the air while in a ball pit.

Jessy Wolff: By Design

September 3, 2020

Jessy Wolff, '20, left the corporate world to start her own business and earn a college degree.

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Education Outside the Classroom

August 13, 2020

Two UW Tacoma students interning at Tacomaprobono this summer are helping others and gaining valuable experience.

Kenneth Burkart, '20, B.S. Environmental Science

Ken Burkart: Learning the Ropes

August 6, 2020

Ken Burkart, '20, applied the discipline and determination of rock-climbing to his academic career and his research into aquatic chemistry.

UW Tacoma alumna Erica Myron with her son and husband on the grand staircase at UW Tacoma.

Erica Myron: Taking Shape

July 1, 2020

UW Tacoma alumna Erica Myron, '20, is on her way toward become a professor of American Indian Literature.

Brooke Carlaw, UW Tacoma 2020 President's Medalist

Brooke Carlaw: Eyes Opened Wide

June 12, 2020

Brooke Carlaw, the UW Tacoma 2020 President's Medalist, had her eyes opened to the racial bias in our justice system's approach to eyewitness misidentification by Dr. Stephen Ross.

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