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2017 Washington Monthly college ranking badge

We're Number One: "Best Bang for the Buck in the West"

September 6, 2017

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 Urban Studies Assistant Professor Britta Ricker

There's a Map for That

July 7, 2017

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Britta Ricker has teamed with the Tacoma Fire Department to create a disaster/fire preparedness app.

Adriana Meraz-Gonzalez standing out the Dougan building on UW Tacoma campus.

Adriana Meraz-Gonzalez: Raising the Bar

June 30, 2017

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.

Faculty Friday: Anaid Yerena

March 22, 2017

Urban Studies Assistant Professor Anaid Yerena was featured in the Whole U's Faculty Friday Spotlight.

Photo courtesy Operation Warm.

Warm Hearts Bring Warm Coats

February 17, 2017

A national non-profit, Operation Warm, recently got to see the power of an urban-serving university in action.

Morning sky with Tacoma Union Station

Are We a Welcoming Region?

February 14, 2017

The 2017 Urban Studies Forum will examine the role of immigrant labor in the regional economy.

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