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The Best Stories of 2017

December 14, 2017

From river piracy to the kindness of a smile, stories convey the many ways people connect with UW Tacoma's urban-serving mission.

DJ Crisostomo looks out over campus

World of Possibilities

December 13, 2017

Creating a college-going culture begins in middle school for UW Tacoma's DJ Crisostomo.

Dissected female coho salmon showing presence of eggs, confirming prespawn mortality.

Saving Salmon, Inspiring Scientists

December 8, 2017

While helping to stop alarming Puget Sound salmon die-offs, UW Tacoma researchers are introducing middle-schoolers to the excitement of field research.

Dr. Frank Hewins, 2018 Superintendent of the Year

Frank Hewins: Superintendent of the Year

December 6, 2017

The 2017 statewide superintendent of the year is Dr. Frank Hewins, whose many connections to UW Tacoma help power the success of Franklin Pierce School District.

Anaid Yerena stands in front a map of tacoma

Planning for the Future

December 6, 2017

Assistant Professor Anaid Yerena's work on affordable housing comes at a time of rapid economic growth in Tacoma and the region.

"You gotta nourish to flourish"

De-Stress Fest

December 4, 2017

A week-long series of activities, organized by First Gen Fellows, is aimed at helping students survive the rigors of finals week.

Dog tag inscribed with "Love U Thank You" on 2017 Dia de los Muertos ofrenda.

Day of the Dead: Reflecting on the Living

November 28, 2017

A student-driven design for an ofrenda at the Tacoma Art Museum celebrated the life of Robert James Downey, Jr., a UW Tacoma student-veteran who died in January 2017.

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