Biologist Aimee Kinney, research scientist with the Center for Urban Waters, describes progress on restoration of Puget Sound shoreline, an important step in the recovery of the underwater food web that supports species such as chinook salmon, which in turn support orcas.
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Dr. Jim Gawel is one researcher who is concerned that plans by the U.S. Forest Service to build a road in the eruption zone around Mount St. Helens will disturb ongoing and future research projects.
Dr. Ali Modarres, Director of Urban Studies, discusses "a more nuanced picture" of tech employment, noting the fastest growth is not in dense urban centers, but in the suburban periphery.
An overview of Dr. Michael Honey's new book, "To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice." Honey is the Haley Endowed Professor of Humanities.
Dr. Robin Evans-Agnew of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership mentored a group of Latina moms -- Mujeres Latinas Apoyando La Comunidad -- who are working to reduce asthma triggers in their homes and community.
The Aspen Institute issued a new report on social-emotional learning in K-12 schools. UW Tacoma's work with Tacoma Public Schools on the Whole Child Initiative is highlighted.
Tacoma Housing Authority is partnering with Koz Development to subsidize rents at 52 units in a new micro-apartment building across the street from campus. The relationship was facilitated by student leaders.
Dr. Eric Madfis, Associate Professor of Social Work & Criminal Justice, and his research colleague Adam Lankford, from University of Alabama, argue that there is persuasive evidence that media coverage of mass shootings, particularly naming and picturing the killer, is causing harm.
A new edition, published by UW Press, of the classic history of Tacoma by locally born-and-bred Murray Morgan includes a foreward by Michael Sullivan, long-time part-time lecturer in history at UW Tacoma.
Washington's education savings program keys the price of investment to "the cost of a year's tuition and fees at the state's most expensive [public] campus," which was UW Tacoma in 2018 (by $54).