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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.

Ryan Mitchell

New Faces 2016: Ryan Mitchell

October 21, 2016

Ryan Mitchell, a transfer student and Army veteran in UW Tacoma's Urban Studies program, is focused on balancing family and school.

Fighting for Environmental Equity

March 14, 2016

UW Tacoma was the perfect match for her aspirations. In particular, she was drawn to the sustainable urban development major, which focuses on economic prosperity, environmental quality and social equity in urban areas.