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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UW Tacoma Associate Professor Erin Casey is part of a project to engage men in ending gender-based violence.
The work being done by UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Barbara Toews around restorative justice and design has attracted attention from the Smithsonian Institution.
Social Work & Criminal Justice Professor Charles Emlet has been recognized by his alma mater as one of its 100 most distinguished alumni.
Read the stories behind the people receiving some of the 1,800 degrees at UW Tacoma's 26th annual commencement ceremony.
A desire to help families lead a group of UW Tacoma students to spend their spring break volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.
A UW Tacoma alumna nominated Dr. Harris for the award.
Preparation helped UW Tacoma student Candice Lastimado win the 2016 NGA Best Bagger Competition.