The Pierce College Puyallup student newspaper provides a nuanced explanation of UW Tacoma's approach to writing instruction and evaluation of English writing assignments.
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Dr. Emma Rose is one of the lead researchers on Project EMAR, a federally-funded research program to engage high schoolers in designing and programming a so-called social robot.
Recent developments in business analytics education are described, including UW Tacoma's new Master of Science in Business Analytics, offered through the Milgard School of Business.
Citizens for a Healthy Bay and six other non-profits are co-hosting a talk at UW Tacoma featuring Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research and Jim Waddell of Damsense.
UW Tacoma researcher Maureen Kennedy provides context for a new study on the severity of wildfires.
Thomas Kuljam, Director of UW Tacoma's VIBE (Veteran's Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship) is an immigrant from Thailand, a U.S. Air Force veteran and a former commercial banker. HIs philosophy of entrepreneurship as a platform for transitioning from military to civilian life is described.
UW Tacoma is hosting the "Arts Bridging Communities," a three-day community-building event "meant to foster engagement through the arts."
Comcast employees "collaborated with a group of college students from UW Tacoma on a conservation project dedicated to removing invasive plant species throughout Titlow Park's wooded areas."
The melting of glaciers, linked to climate change, is exposing unstable slopes, some on the "precipice of collapse." UW Tacoma geoscientist Dan Shugar's work on the Tyndall Glacier collapse is discussed.
Writer Suzy Swartz quotes UW Tacoma Professor Kima Cargill on the psychology of eating: "[The post-war rise of fast-food franchises signaled] a real sense of triumph about the American project, and food was a big part of that."