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Pile of masks with UW name and logo on them.

The Sewists

April 16, 2020

A group of UW Tacoma students, faculty and staff have come together to make masks for the community.

UW Tacoma Professor Divya McMillin

The Builder

October 31, 2019

Professor Divya McMillin doesn't wield a hammer but her ideas have helped shaped UW Tacoma's mission.

Dean of the School of Engineering and Technology Raj Katti

Getting SET for the Future

October 23, 2019

New initiatives and rapid growth are part of the vision for engineering and technology education at UW Tacoma.

Anaid Yerena stands in front a map of tacoma

Planning for the Future

December 6, 2017

Assistant Professor Anaid Yerena's work on affordable housing comes at a time of rapid economic growth in Tacoma and the region.

David Reyes

A Community of Researchers

February 28, 2017

Assistant Professor David Reyes is working with community members to address food access and insecurity in South Tacoma.

Danielle Burch at work at Tacoma Community House. Photo by Meridith Hatch.

Danielle Burch: Designing for Good

January 31, 2017

Ethnic, Gender, and Labor Studies changes the most fundamental ways you think about and relate to the world around you—it becomes a huge part of your life.

Alchemy Stakeboarding. Photo by Bobby of Grit City Grindhouse.

Alumnus Update: Ben Warner--Skater, Community Builder

October 21, 2015

“Skateboarding is a universal language,” Warner says. “The invitation to play is irresistible if communicated well…and play breaks down cultural bias.” If Alchemy achieves its goals, Warner tells the News Tribune, Tacoma itself will become better.

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