Milgard School of Business Professor Gregory Rose suggests that social media amplifies people's natural fears of the unknown to a hoarding instinct in reaction to crises like the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In a video and accompanying article, Patrisse Cullors narrates her day, which includes an evening presentation to UW Tacoma on her new book, "When They Call You a Terrorist: a Black Lives Matter Memoir."
Assistant Professor Rubén Casas asks readers to consider whether urbanism can be truly equitable if its advocates are only those with time, access and privilege.
Author Elizabeth Segran spoke with Associate Professor Riki Thompson on how the pandemic is changing the online dating landscape.
MSW student Lauren Kula calls on the Washington legislature to decriminalize small 'personal' amounts of illicit substances and expand access to addiction treatment.
Military veteran Victoria "Torry" Hemmert, an alumna of the School of Education, has made more than 200 masks for veterans across the nation.
Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber head Tom Pierson and TOTE Maritime Alaska head Grace Greene list assets that can lift the Tacoma region out of recession, including UW Tacoma and its School of Engineering & Technology.
Haley Endowed Professor Mike Honey spoke about civil rights and labor as part of a speaker series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies.
Urban ecologist Chris Schell says that one outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people are noticing urban wildlife in their midst and seeing that the ecology of cities isn't "broken."
UW Tacoma economist Katie Baird, also a member of the Washington State Budget & Policy Center, calls on the legislature to enact an income tax on those with high incomes, citing the regressive nature of the state's existing tax policy.