Pagano will step down from his role as Chancellor by next fall and resume his role as a full professor in the School of Engineering & Technology. The News Tribune outlines his accomplishments since arriving on campus in 2015.
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Two regional health non-profits have joined forces to support scholarships for underrepresented students at UW in Seattle and Tacoma.
Psychology professor Carolyn West is quoted in a Los Angeles TV news story about rapper Megan Thee Stallion and her decision to go public about violence against women via a New York Times op-ed.
Huatong Sun, associate professor in SIAS, explains that WeChat serves the Chinese diaspora, including marginalized communities, and describes what will be lost of the U.S. bans the app.
The Swiss, a beloved tavern and performance venue on the UW Tacoma campus (and a tenant of the university) has closed, but even the owner predicts Tacoma will bounce back from the pandemic recession.
In an editorial, the News Tribune extols the farsightedness of community leaders who supported the creation of UW Tacoma 30 years ago, and predicts that the campus will continue to "forge a path forward."
UW Tacoma's Maureen Kennedy is quoted on conditions that make wildfire an ongoing concern even for the 'wet side' of the Cascades such as drought and human presence in wild lands.
The Center for Urban Waters will receive $77K to monitor contaminants in the Columbia River.
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has recognized the Urban Wildlife Information Network, a multi-city research effort that includes the Grit City Carnivore Project, a collaboration between UW Tacoma's Chris Schell, Northwest Trek, and the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
Huatong Sun argues that countries that "try to restrict apps with bans and the like will end up hurting companies based within their borders as well."