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Former UW Tacoma student Emily Swanson uses lab equipment.

Delayed but Not Detoured

July 31, 2019

The 2008 financial collapse put Emily Swanson's plans on hold but she revived them here at UW Tacoma.

Image of the art installation on the Prairie Line Trail "All the Rivers of the World."

Rivers Run Through It

July 23, 2019

A new, permanent public art work, entitled “All the Rivers in the World,” stretches more than 250 feet through the UW Tacoma campus along the Prairie Line Trail.

Dr. Altaf Merchant, UW Tacoma Milgard School of Business

Merchant of Nostalgia

July 17, 2019

Dr. Altaf Merchant can tell you why that grainy, black-and-white ad you just looked at turned you into a consumer.

Bernard Higgins, 2019

Student Leader Halfway around the World

July 8, 2019

A military-contracted fuel specialist completes his business course work with classmates while abroad in Afghanistan. Bernard Higgins is a role model in how he makes time to advance his education while serving our country.

Photo of Nicole Blair's book sitting atop her guitar.

'Renegade Professor of English'

July 3, 2019

Raised in the South at a time when women were supposed to be wives and mothers, UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Nicole Blair defied expectations and became an accomplished teacher, musician and author.

Byron Ragland, '19, Psychology

Byron's Banishment

June 26, 2019

As recounted in UW's Columns Magazine, Byron Ragland’s encounter with police at a frozen yogurt shop shook his sense of belonging and reminded him that society’s doors still aren’t open to all.

2019 UW Tacoma Commencement

"Teamwork Makes the Dream Work"

June 19, 2019

It may be over, but the 2019 UW Tacoma Commencement lives on in video, photos and stories, proving (to crib from the poet John Donne) that no one is an island.

University of Washington Awards of Excellence

2019 Honorees Set a High Bar

June 15, 2019

Students and faculty individually recognized at UW Tacoma's 2019 Commencement represent accomplishments in scholarship, community engagement and contributions to the campus and university.

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