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NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars. Photo courtesy NASA.

Mars in their Eyes

January 22, 2020

A group of science and technology students hope their designs for a Mars rover vehicle will win the University Rover Challenge in the red deserts of Utah.

W flag viewed through UW Tacoma campus signage

Tacoma Rising

January 17, 2020

In South Sound Business' January cover story, Dr. Ali Modarres warns that Tacoma has a bright future, but that we must plan for the future with care.

Cars parked on UW Tacoma campus.

So You Want to Talk about Parking?

January 13, 2020

Time is running out for you to have your say about your experience getting to and from campus (and parking!) by taking the transportation survey.

Vincent Da, Healthcare Leadership and ASUWT 2019-20 President

Service With a Smile

January 3, 2020

For ASUWT President Vincent Da, playing table tennis and serving in student government require similar skills: quick reflexes, mental acuity and a powerful serve.

Best of UW Tacoma 2019

The Best Stories of 2019

December 23, 2019

The best stories coming out of UW Tacoma are all about our students! Here's a baker's dozen of stories about students making their impact in the world.

Mark Glenn, '95, '01

Sergeant Husky Goes to Vegas

December 18, 2019

Army veteran Mark Glenn, the winner of the UW Veterans Flyaway contest, credits his military service and his UW Tacoma education for his success.

UW Tacoma in the News

Tacoma Rising

Tacoma is experiencing a renaissance, led in part by the growth of UW Tacoma, but experts including Prof. Ali Modarres caution that thoughtful planning is crucial to ensuring equity and resilience.

South Sound Business
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January 6, 2020

University Campuses are the Next Frontier of Homelessness

Housing insecurity among college students is increasing nationally. UW Tacoma's partnership with Tacoma Housing Authority and a local private micro-apartment developer to provide subsidized housing to eligible students is mentioned.

OZY
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December 17, 2019

Michaud joins Kent City Council

New Kent City Councilmember Zandria Michaud is a 2019 American Studies graduate, summa cum laude with global honors, and a U.S. Army veteran.

Kent Reporter
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November 27, 2019