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UW Tacoma alumna Erica Myron with her son and husband on the grand staircase at UW Tacoma.

Taking Shape

July 1, 2020

UW Tacoma alumna Erica Myron, '20, is on her way toward become a professor of American Indian Literature.

UW Tacoma alumna Sahra Malin

Getting It

June 25, 2020

A professor told Sahra Malin that 'if you want it, go get it," and that's exactly what Malin is doing.

UW Tacoma graduate Sarah Wilkinson

Hearing Yes

June 19, 2020

UW Tacoma alumna Sarah Wilkinson wouldn't let her past determine her future.

Leticia Romo Bueno, UW Tacoma 2020 Chancellor's Medalist

Más Que Un Simple Papel

June 19, 2020

La educación ha sido la única constante en la dura e impredecible vida de Leticia Romo Bueno, galardonada con la Medalla del Rector.

Brooke Carlaw, UW Tacoma 2020 President's Medalist

Eyes Opened Wide

June 12, 2020

Brooke Carlaw, the UW Tacoma 2020 President's Medalist, had her eyes opened to the racial bias in our justice system's approach to eyewitness misidentification by Dr. Stephen Ross.

Amica Atienza, UW Tacoma Commencement 2020 Student Speaker

Speaking of the Future

June 12, 2020

Amica Atienza, the UW Tacoma 2020 Commencement Student Speaker, emerged from an existential crisis with a B.S. in biomedical sciences and a platform to share her story.

UW Tacoma in the News

New road at Mount St. Helens? Scientists see another disaster

Enviironmental Science Associate Professor Jim Gawel has been doing research at Mount St. Helens' Spirit Lake since 2005. He is quoted in an article describing the U.S. Forest Service's plans to build a road across the Pumice Plain, an environmentally-sensitive region at the base of the volcano.

Columbia Insight
June 18, 2020

Opinion: Health care nonprofits have vital role to play

Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Associate Professor Robin Evans-Agnew is co-author, with Jay Clay, American Lung Association volunteer, of an op-ed calling on government to recognize the role science-based advocacy organizations play in public health.

The [Spokane] Spokesman-Review
June 14, 2020

Rats Have Not Changed. We Have.

Assistant Professor and urban ecologist Christopher Schell is quoted on his research into behavior of coyotes in urban areas and how it may be affected by human responses to COVID-19.

The Atlantic
June 8, 2020