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Revitilization is Brewing

A summary of the ongoing revitlization of Tacoma's Brewery District, adjacent to the UW Tacoma campus, which serves as a catalyst for the revival. On tap: at least 215,000 sq. ft. of commercial spaces, 800 housing units, four or more new breweries/cideries.

South Sound Business
August 1, 2018

Where to Meet Other HW Nerds in Seattle-Tacoma

A description of the Northwest tech hardware meet-up scene spotlights the Institute of Technology's Matt Tolentino, who is developing a startup to help firefighters find their way through burning buildings.

July 25, 2018

The Toads of Trinity: Witnesses To The Atomic Age

Jeff Rice, managing editor at the Puget Sound Institute and a renowned audio engineer of natural soundscapes, reports on his expedition to record toads at the location of the nation's first atomic bomb tests.

WBUR Here & Now
July 16, 2018

Soaring to new heights as a pilot

Urban Studies alumna Chazmin Peters is a first officer with Alaska Airlines. She describes her path to a career in aviation and her experience in the industry as a woman and an Asian American.

Northwest Asian Weekly
July 5, 2018