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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 Associate Professor Riki Thompson

The Constructed Self of Online Dating

December 10, 2018

Riki Thompson's recent work, highlighted in this month's Grit City Think & Drink, examines self-constructed identity, communication and language in online dating apps.

Dr. Christopher Schell, Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Urban Ecologist/Superhero

December 5, 2018

Experienced tarantula handler, compassionate coyote whisperer -- Assistant Professor Christopher Schell brings a passion to his work studying how carnivores adapt to cities.

The Pantry at UW Tacoma

Help Students Get to Graduation

November 21, 2018

The Pantry at UW Tacoma helps students focus on their studies. You can help, too, with your financial or food donation.

UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Julie Masura looks through a microscope.

Mud, Bugs and...Plastic

November 13, 2018

Senior Lecturer Julie Masura connects her love of teaching and her passions for geology and the health of Puget Sound.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Sarah Hampson is co-director of the new Legal Pathways Initiative.

Motion to Admit

October 11, 2018

The recently launched Legal Pathways Initiative aims to build a pre-law pipeline at UW Tacoma.

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