Center for Urban Waters research scientist Andy James found elevated levels of oxycodone in mussels from Puget Sound.
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ASUWT President Armen Papyan's experience of homelessness as a first-year student at UW Tacoma is featured in a report on a tri-campus survey of housing and food insecurity among UW students.
Reporter Alison Grande interviews a group of Latina women who, in collaboration with UW Tacoma's Robin Evans-Agnew, are working to reduce their children's exposure to asthma triggers in their homes and in child-care facilities.
The South Sound Business April 2019 cover story features a profile of and interview with Thomas Kuljam, entrepreneurship instructor and director of the VIBE Business Incubator at UW Tacoma. Also featured is K. Rachel Endo, Dean of the School of Education.
ASUWT President Armen Papyan and Black Education Strategy Roundable executive director Steve Smith call for the Washington legislature to expand the State Need Grant.
A new program at UW Tacoma, funded with help from a $1 million donation establishing the Simon Family Endowment, will increase services to adults on the autism spectrum in the South Sound.
Student Daniel Eatherly and Dean of Student Ed Mirecki talk about partnership efforts to offer help to students who are dealing with housing insecurity.
New research led by Christopher Schell yields insights into how coyotes habituate to humans, and how coyote parents pass their newfound fearlessness on to their offspring.
Politics, Philosophy & Public Affairs Professor Katie Baird calls for the passage of HB1592 and SB5704, bills currently before the Washington legislature which would publicly fund savings accounts for low-income children statewide.
In the wake of the arrest of R. Kelly, Professor and Social & Behavioral Sciences Chair Carolyn West is quoted on the larger issues of confronting America's "ugliest and most complicated attitudes toward race, gender and sex."