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New Faculty at UW Tacoma in 2018-19

September 18, 2018

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.

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

Ali Modarres Is a Man About Towns

June 27, 2018

South Sound Business magazine recently published a feature story on Dr. Ali Modarres, UW Tacoma's Director of the Urban Studies Program.

Leslie Kirk, UW Tacoma 2018 graduate

Leslie Kirk: Finding a Community

June 8, 2018

Leslie Kirk, '18 Sustainable Urban Development, wants to give voice to people by empowering them to make sense of their surroundings.

2018 UW Tacoma Commencement

1,850 Change Makers

June 7, 2018

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.

Orca - image courtesy Center for Whale Research

Of Orcas and Oysters

May 9, 2018

A seminar on endangered orcas is just one way UW Tacoma is engaged with the Puget Sound ecosystem.

Amy Boucher, Urban Studies student, Giving Garden coordinator

Amy Boucher: Cultivating a Life

April 24, 2018

Amy Boucher, '18 Sustainable Urban Develoment, was told by a Muckleshoot tribal elder that she would be a "healer of the land." Eight years later, her calling is stronger than ever.

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