Dr. Ali Modarres, Director of Urban Studies, discusses "a more nuanced picture" of tech employment, noting the fastest growth is not in dense urban centers, but in the suburban periphery.
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An overview of Dr. Michael Honey's new book, "To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice." Honey is the Haley Endowed Professor of Humanities.
The Aspen Institute issued a new report on social-emotional learning in K-12 schools. UW Tacoma's work with Tacoma Public Schools on the Whole Child Initiative is highlighted.
Dr. Robin Evans-Agnew of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership mentored a group of Latina moms -- Mujeres Latinas Apoyando La Comunidad -- who are working to reduce asthma triggers in their homes and community.
Tacoma Housing Authority is partnering with Koz Development to subsidize rents at 52 units in a new micro-apartment building across the street from campus. The relationship was facilitated by student leaders.
Dr. Eric Madfis, Associate Professor of Social Work & Criminal Justice, and his research colleague Adam Lankford, from University of Alabama, argue that there is persuasive evidence that media coverage of mass shootings, particularly naming and picturing the killer, is causing harm.
A new edition, published by UW Press, of the classic history of Tacoma by locally born-and-bred Murray Morgan includes a foreward by Michael Sullivan, long-time part-time lecturer in history at UW Tacoma.
Washington's education savings program keys the price of investment to "the cost of a year's tuition and fees at the state's most expensive [public] campus," which was UW Tacoma in 2018 (by $54).
The latest installment in a yearlong USA Today series of stories and videos on Memphis in 1968 features a quote from Michael Honey, Haley Professor of Humanities and author of "To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice."
This profile of first-year UW Tacoma student Marshelle Frelix, written as part of The Seattle Times Fund for the Needy series, celebrates the role of foster-child supporter Treehouse and its Graduation Success program.