On the eve of our 30th anniversary, the UW Tacoma Library is spearheading a project to document the origins and development of UW Tacoma through oral history.
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The Tacoma Buddhist Temple, Sunya Pratt and Japantown come together in librarian Justin Wadland's latest research.
The first weekend in August was all about Tacoma on C-SPAN. Take a look at videos of twelve local authors and historians, including five with UW Tacoma connections, as they share their passions for things local and global.
UW Tacoma kicks off the renovation of the campus's last unrestored historic warehouse, the Tacoma Paper & Stationery Building.
"Sharing Wikipedia's own awareness of its systemic bias with my students helped me frame the issue. I could make it relevant both for my course content, and for students' understanding."
The bridge’s short life and sudden death have become a cultural benchmark for Tacoma, a landmark of time and place that divides old Tacoma with its busy downtown, crowded street cars and distinct ethnic neighborhoods from the modern post-war city of automobiles, freeways, shopping malls and suburban neighborhoods.
Claudia Gorbman, emerita professor of film history and one of UW Tacoma's founding faculty members, answers questions about filmmaking in Tacoma during the silent era and Eyes of the Totem.
UW Tacoma faculty, staff and alumni are involved in an amazing film restoration project that is bringing the 1927 silent film Eyes of the Totem back from obscurity.
New oral histories contributed to the Library
As construction continues on the University Y, plans continue to memorialize the building that once stood on the site of the construction, the Longshoremen's Hall for the ILWU (the International Longshore and Warehouse Union).