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2020: A Year to Remember

December 23, 2020

From beekeeping to salmon saving, 2020 showed the determination and perseverance of the UW Tacoma community.

Omari Amili, '14, '16

After Prison

December 18, 2020

Omari Amili spent time in prison before earning three degrees from UW Tacoma. He interviews 10 other people who graduated after they got out.

Chris Oliver, '18, Ethnic, Gender & Labor Studies, at UW Tacoma 2018 Veteran and Military Commencement

Never Too Late

December 11, 2020

Chris Oliver was given a choice: prison or the Army. He chose the latter, then went to college, setting an example for his siblings. "This is what thrills me...that it's never too late."

Ramon Borunda, UW Tacoma Associate Director of Residence Life

Thanksgiving at Court 17

November 25, 2020

How do you serve turkey and all the fixings to more than 100 socially-distanced residence hall students?

Sarah Smith, UW Tacoma senior in Communications

Sarah Smith Plumbs the Depths

November 25, 2020

Sarah Smith, senior in communications, recently completed a documentary about an underwater ocean observatory, learning more about "one of the most underexplored places known to humans."

Aerial view of Downtown Tacoma at sunset

Summer Newsletter: From the Dean's Desk

July 30, 2020

The Milgard School is happy to present our summer quarter newsletter "From the Dean's Desk". Featuring discussion on what we're doing amid COVID-19, the journey of two students, Lindsey and Fanny, and more!

UW Tacoma, Snoqualmie Library

Accounting at Milgard: Past, Present, Future

July 7, 2020

Accounting has been a popular offering at the Milgard School of Business (MSB) since 1994, enabling students to specialize in the field while earning a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business. The undergraduate program’s success led university leaders to consider expanding the program to the graduate school level.

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