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Students have a right to their own languages

The Pierce College Puyallup student newspaper provides a nuanced explanation of UW Tacoma's approach to writing instruction and evaluation of English writing assignments.

The Puyallup Post
May 9, 2018

The Big Picture in Business Analytics

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. 

Poets and Quants
May 9, 2018

Experts Host Talk at UW Tacoma on Saving Orcas

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.

South Sound Business
May 9, 2018

Helping veterans become effective entrepreneurs

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.

PR for People - The Connector
May 3, 2018

When Mountains Fall Into the Sea

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.

Hakai Magazine
May 1, 2018

American Nostalgia on a Bun

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."

The Atlantic
April 24, 2018