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.
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Lynn Hermanson goes by many titles: wife, mother, teacher, counselor, and confidant. As assistant director of UW Tacoma’s Institute for Global Engagement and the Global Honors Program, she says she often thinks of herself as a “GPS for students in higher education,” helping students—many of whom are first-generation college-goers like herself—find success on their own terms.
The Pantry at UW Tacoma helps students focus on their studies. You can help, too, with your financial or food donation.
At the core of Dr. Jeff Cohen's work on bullying and gender norms is this -- "These are human systems and definitions. They are not concrete. They can be changed."
Chancellor Mark A. Pagano greets all those new and returning to our beautiful downtown Tacoma campus.
Heralding the start of the 2018-19 academic year, we present short biographies of 20 faculty members who have recently joined the UW Tacoma community.
UW Tacoma Associate Professor Eric Madfis is a leading researcher in the study of school shootings and mass shootings.
Read about some of more than 1,850 UW Tacoma change-makers launching into the world in June 2018 with their newly-minted University of Washington degrees.
Tina Hernandez, '18 Social Welfare, found her passion for helping people while stationed with her military husband in Colombia and Germany.