A UW Tacoma-hosted science talk by UPS professor Dan Burgard is an example of the "leading-edge science Tacoma seldom gets noticed for," which also includes the work of researchers at the Center for Urban Waters.
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New Kent City Councilmember Zandria Michaud is a 2019 American Studies graduate, summa cum laude with global honors, and a U.S. Army veteran.
Blake Geyen, a disability-rights advocate, is a 2015 alumnus of Urban Studies.
Jimmy McCarty, the director of the Center for Equity & Inclusion, spoke at an annual event at UW Tacoma that remembers transgender murder victims.
Ali Modarres of Urban Studies was the keynote speaker at the annual event hosted by the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber.
The author, Rania Elbasiony, a 2019 Law & Policy graduate, argues for extending educational benefits to people who are incarcerated for life without parole, citing resulting reductions in prison violence.
Andy James of the Center for Urban Waters will work with Jim Meador of the Northwest Fisheries Science Center and Jen McIntyre of WSU to examine the effect of King County wastewater treatment plant effluent on orcas and their prey species.
Marking the centenary of the founding of the Bauhaus, urbanists including Ali Modarres of Urban Studies debate whether cities of today live up to the visions from 100 years ago.
Assistant professor of community psychology Chris Beasley's work to build the Tacoma Post-Prison Higher Education Coalition is featured in one of the world's leading scientific journals.
Assistant Professor Amanda Sesko found in a 2010 study that black women's words and ideas were least likely to be remembered in meetings.