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UW Tacoma's Pacific Avenue retail space will be completely full for the first time by the end of summer 2015.
Urban Studies Director Ali Modarres has agreed to serve on the City of Tacoma's Minimum Wage Task Force. The 17-member panel will deliver its recommendation for an alternative to the 15 Now Tacoma proposed $15 minimum wage to the Tacoma City Council by June 30, 2015.
UW Tacoma celebrates the accomplishments of Peter Horak with the 2015 Distinguished Research Award and Ellen Moore with the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award.
Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Enrique's Journey, will present a public lecture on immigration policy in the U.S. during a multi-day campus visit.
Recent publications by UW Tacoma researchers cover topics ranging from artificial intelligence to elephant natural history to social media in western Europe.
The 2015 UW Tacoma Urban Studies Forum addressed questions of jobs and housing in the South Sound.
An in-depth report on gentrification by CQ Researcher features quotes by Urban Studies director Ali Modarres.