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Water tower in Dilley, Texas

Bearing Witness

May 23, 2019

UW Tacoma Professor Marian Harris and graduate student Zea Mendoza recently spent a week helping asylum seekers held at the South Texas Family Residential Center.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Ben Meiches engages in a mock debate with students Zaira Rojas and Eric Ballentine on the grand staircase.

The Argument for Debate

May 16, 2019

Assistant Professor Ben Meiches' push to get debate going at UW Tacoma has found early success.

Mikel Pircey, UW Tacoma Giving Garden coordinator

The Giving Garden at Age Ten

May 14, 2019

More bees. More beds. A paid coordinator. Even hops. At age ten, UW Tacoma's community garden is growing and bearing fruit.

UW Tacoma senior Augustine Canales

Something to Offer

May 9, 2019

As a kid, Augustine Canales didn't want to be anything. The UW Tacoma senior is now a teacher, student, father and soon to be college graduate.

UW Tacoma in the News

Access to nature in prisons can improve outcomes, research shows

Dr. Barb Toews, assistant professor in Social Work & Criminal Justice, says that exposure to nature -- even something as simple as a plant transplanting party -- can lead to a mood boost and improve mental health of women in prison.

January 28, 2019

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