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Tacoma Rising

January 17, 2020

In South Sound Business' January cover story, Dr. Ali Modarres warns that Tacoma has a bright future, but that we must plan for the future with care.

Best of UW Tacoma 2019

The Best Stories of 2019

December 23, 2019

The best stories coming out of UW Tacoma are all about our students! Here's a baker's dozen of stories about students making their impact in the world.

New faculty in 2019-20 at UW Tacoma

New faculty at UW Tacoma in 2019-20

October 10, 2019

Marking the start of the 2019-20 academic year, we present short biographies of 24 faculty members who have recently joined the UW Tacoma community.

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Welcome to UW Tacoma

September 24, 2019

It's the start of the 2019 academic year. Students and faculty are back on campus. Pac Ave is busy again! See what it's like to kick off the new year.

Dr. Ali Modarres, UW Tacoma Director of Urban Studies Program

As It Grows, Preserving Tacoma's Soul

September 12, 2019

In an interview on NPR-affiliate KNKX, Dr. Ali Modarres calls on Tacoma to overcome the negative impacts of growth that have affected other West Coast cities.

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No One Is an Island

August 7, 2019

UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Julie Masura and UW Tacoma alumna Catherine Crook came together to help a University of the Virgin Islands graduate student whose lab was destroyed by hurricanes.

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