Maureen Kennedy notes that the La Nina weather pattern will likely create hotter and dryer conditions in California in the near future.
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School of Urban Studies alumnus Chris Suh works as a manager at Northwest Harvest and went through food insecurity himself.
Christopher Schell describes how he dresses for field work in order to minimize chances of harassment or being asked to justify his presence.
The Swiss, a UW Tacoma tenant, has been a fixture in south downtown since 1993, before UW Tacoma opened its doors.
Retired UW Tacoma historian Michael Allen describes the history of Mabel Delong Strickland, renowned cowgirl and trick rider.
Accounting junior Troy Saunders, football standout at Bremerton High School, has risen above adversity to achieve his goals. He has "always been a measured guy. He knows exactly what he wants."
Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards and Pierce County Council Chair Doug Richardson list the assets, including UW Tacoma, that position the city and the county to weather the pandemic downturn.
Christopher Schell's new paper in Science describes how "underlying drivers of economic inequality, like systemic racism and a legacy of racial segregation, add missing details to the scientific picture of urban landscapes."
Teacher candidates in Washington are required to complete an assessment before they get licensed and can work. UW Tacoma graduate students in education are calling for the requirement to be modified during the pandemic.
Christopher Schell's Science paper finds that "systematic inequality leads to a horror show not just for communities of color, but for surrounding wildlife and biodiversity."