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Tacoma History Keepers Workshop

June 26, 2018

Save the date for this free workshop on preserving the historical and cultural record of your ethnic community.

Dog tag inscribed with "Love U Thank You" on 2017 Dia de los Muertos ofrenda.

Day of the Dead: Reflecting on the Living

November 28, 2017

A student-driven design for an ofrenda at the Tacoma Art Museum celebrated the life of Robert James Downey, Jr., a UW Tacoma student-veteran who died in January 2017.

Wes Carter, '15

From Classroom to Boardroom

October 24, 2017

Years after an important encounter steered Wes Carter, '15, away from gangs, he is board president of the organization that made that encounter possible, courtesy of UW Tacoma's Board Governance course.

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.

Nihonjin Face. Photo courtesy Tacoma Public Library.

Giving a Face to a Tragedy

February 17, 2017

UW Tacoma is hosting a performance of the Broadway Center's Nihonjin Face, a 35-minute play recalling Japanese American internment during World War II.

The SHED at UW Tacoma's Giving Garden.

The Giving Garden Grows a SHED

April 19, 2016

A community partnership with Clover Park Technical College yields the Giving Garden's new Sustainable Hub for Education and Demonstration (SHED).

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