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UW Tacoma Student Retention and Community Development Specialist Levon Williams

Helping Students RISE

October 9, 2019

The Center for Equity & Inclusion's Levon Williams has developed a pilot program to help first-year students succeed.

UW Tacoma student Maggie Jo Baer looks at a sediment sample through a microscope.

How They Spent Their Summer

October 3, 2019

A group of UW Tacoma students and one recent alumna spent their summer in the lab as part of Senior Lecturer Julie Masura's environmental research experience course.

Robin Starr Zape-tah-hol-ah Minthorn, Associate Professor, UW Tacoma School of Education

Making a Name for Herself

September 27, 2019

Robin Starr Zape-tah-hol-ah Minthorn brings an Indigenous perspective to the School of Education.

Aerial image of UW Tacoma campus and surrounding city.

Welcome to UW Tacoma

September 24, 2019

It's the start of the 2019 academic year. Students and faculty are back on campus. Pac Ave is busy again! See what it's like to kick off the new year.

UW Tacoma student Jeff Bantay

Soldiering On

September 18, 2019

Army veteran and UW Tacoma senior Jeff Bantay overcame a difficult transition from military to civilian life and is now thriving.

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

As It Grows, Preserving Tacoma's Soul

September 12, 2019

In an interview on NPR-affiliate KNKX, Dr. Ali Modarres calls on Tacoma to overcome the negative impacts of growth that have affected other West Coast cities.

UW Tacoma Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Eric Barone at Cheney Stadium during Paint the Park Purple.

The Love of the Game

September 4, 2019

UW Tacoma Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Eric Barone took what he learned in the classroom and used it to create a hit video game.

Gurchetan Singh, '19, Computer Science & Systems

Gurchetan Singh and the American Dream

August 28, 2019

From India to Highline to UW Tacoma, with stops in Bakersfield and Bellingham along the way, Computer Science & Systems alumnus Gurchetan Singh knows the American Dream is alive and well.

A group of MSL students listen to a park ranger talk at Mt. Rainier.

Summer Camp(us)

August 22, 2019

UW Tacoma hosts a number of youth-oriented programs during the summer that are designed to get local students excited about the future.

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