First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.
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Nursing & Healthcare Leadership’s Corrie Matlock-Hightower coordinated an assessment of health needs in Lakewood to provide input into the operation of Lakewood’s new Living Access Support Alliance (LASA) Client Services Center. The center will offer a laundry and shower program and other services as guided by the assessment.
Read the stories behind the people receiving some of the 1,800 degrees at UW Tacoma's 26th annual commencement ceremony.
Janet Runbeck's work to raise awareness of and prevent human trafficking is just the latest example of her selfless career.
Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Assistant Professor Robin Evans-Agnew is helping Pierce County youth document their experience of wood smoke pollution and its impacts on their lives.
Students in the first cohort of UW Tacoma's new Doctorate of Education program recently authored an opinion piece in The News Tribune, expressing concerns over recent events of racism and violence, and pledging to "work toward solutions which create opportunities for equity throughout our society."
UW Tacoma celebrates the accomplishments of Peter Horak with the 2015 Distinguished Research Award and Ellen Moore with the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award.
Janet Primomo, one of three founding faculty members of UW Tacoma's Nursing Program, has been named a 2015 Health Champion by the Washington State Public Health Association.
Recent publications by UW Tacoma researchers cover topics ranging from artificial intelligence to elephant natural history to social media in western Europe.
Joyce Ells, who has a 2008 Master of Nursing degree, is featured in an in-depth story in The News Tribune about the vital role school nurses play in child health and wellness.