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UW Tacoma alumnus Jacob Nau stands outside Tioga library.

Being the Spark

February 23, 2018

UW Tacoma alumnus Jacob Nau and SIAS lecturer Abby Murray are among the recipients of local Spark Grants.

UW Tacoma student Youcef Bennour poses at a podium at the World Affairs Council in Washington, D.C.

Practicing Global Citizenship

February 23, 2018

As part of his involvement with the World Affairs Council UW Tacoma senior Youcef Bennour attended the national conference in Washington, D.C.

UW Tacoma Staff Member Nick Butler poses on the bridge between Tioga and Snoqualmie libraries.

A Creative Take on Business

February 21, 2018

An artist and computer scientist, Nick Butler is excited to foster growth at the Milgard School of Business as the newest Instructional Designer and Technologist.

Wedding bouquet of Carlos Colmenares and Elidia Gonzalez, two UW Tacoma alumni.

Law of Attraction

February 14, 2018

Two UW Tacoma alumni found love in an unlikely place: a criminal justice course.

UW Tacoma student Long Tran uses his hands to frame the "W"

Critical Lens

February 7, 2018

UW Tacoma students are using film to talk about social justice issues.

UW Tacoma in the News

When Parents Commit a Crime, It's Their Kids Who Do The Time

Social Work & Criminal Justice Professor Marian Harris makes the case for reform of the criminal justice system, especially the reigniting "war on drugs," due to the tragic impacts on children of incarcerated parents.

HuffPost
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January 26, 2018

Don't Blame Mental Illness for Mass Shootings; Blame Men

Responses to recent mass shootings in the U.S. have focused on the role of mental illness, but essayist Laura Kiesel says the problem is "toxic masculinity." She interviews UW Tacoma Associate Professor Eric Madfis.

Politico
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January 17, 2018

Opinion: Lobbying Doesn't Help Companies or Their Shareholders

Economist Tyler Cowen cites research by Milgard School of Business faculty Arindam Tripathy and Cao Zhiyan that suggests corporate lobbying of elected officials doesn't help, and may work against, corporate goals.

Bloomberg View
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January 11, 2018

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Understanding the University Budget

12:30pm

UW Tacoma Birmingham Hay and Seed (BHS)

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2018 South Sound Technology Conference

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UW Tacoma William W. Philip Hall (WPH)