UW Tacoma Assistant Professor David Reyes is quoted on data collected by the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department showing the incidence of sickness and death related to COVID-19 is higher among people of color in the county.
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UW Tacoma Dean and Professor Ali Modarres, of the School of Urban Studies, is quoted on the economic "collective trauma" that Tacoma and Pierce County are experiencing in the wake of the pandemic.
The preview event of the PBS series 'Asian Americans' is sponsored by KBTC and the UW Tacoma Center for Equity & Inclusion. Jimmy McCarty, the center's director, will moderate a panel that includes UW Tacoma Dean Rachel Endo, of the School of Education.
A new salad cafe, Crisp Greens, will open on Pacific Avenue in space leased from UW Tacoma. The location was formerly occupied by Savor Creperie, which closed in March (for reasons unrelated to COVID-19).
This biographical profile of Dr. Altaf Merchant, interim dean of the Milgard School of Business, features a visual look at events that make up a typical (pre-COVID-19) day in his life.
Stan Emert, director of the new sports enterprise management program at the Milgard School of Business, describes the new program, supported in part by a $1M gift from the Tacoma Rainiers.
The Swiss, a retail tenant of UW Tacoma, is offering to-go service during COVID-19-related closure, and is participating in Downtown Tacoma Partnership's Hero Meals program.
Emeritus Professor Robert Crawford says that "public protest should always be protected as an exercise of free expression, but aspects of these continuing demonstrations should raise alarm."
For this long thought piece which has elements of a memoir, the author interviews Tony Perone, lecturer in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, on the benefits of weaving imaginative play into one's life.
Robin Evans-Agnew and Denise Drevdahl of the School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership warn of already-impending regional and national nursing shortages that are being exacerbated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.