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Heralding the start of the 2017-18 academic year, we present short biographies of 15 faculty members who have recently joined the UW Tacoma community.
Over the next academic year, UW Tacoma is launching three new degree programs that will fuel career goals in urban design, electrical engineering and business analytics.
A national ranking that spotlights colleges that "help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices" has listed UW Tacoma the number one "best bang for the buck in the West."
UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Britta Ricker has teamed with the Tacoma Fire Department to create a disaster/fire preparedness app.
Adriana Meraz-Gonzalez, '18 Urban Studies, will be able to pursue her dreams and give her mother the "life she deserves" thanks to the scholarships she received.
The UW Latino Health Center held the second annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event in May. Three UW Tacoma faculty members were recognized: Paulo Barreto and Anderson Nascimento of the Institute of Technology, and Anaid Yerena of Urban Studies.
Associate Professor Anne Taufen Wessells will serve as faculty co-director and the primary UW Tacoma contact throughout the 2017-18 Livable City Year partnership with the City of Tacoma.
Armed with her UW Tacoma degree in sustainable urban development and her experiences as a resident advisor, Maggie Gonzalez plans to continue her studies in public administration.