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Listening, Learning, Leading

Natalie Eschenbaum's experience in higher education gave her the tools and insight needed to lead the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences as its new dean.

September 22, 2022

TnT: Organizing and Weighting Grades in Canvas

Canvas Assignments (including traditional Assignments, Graded Discussions, Quizzes, and Surveys) can be organized into groups. These are useful on their own  to help students (and instructors!) keep track of coursework, but can further be used to implement “weighted” grading, which provides significantly more flexibility for instructors to implement a flexible, adaptive curriculum. Learn more in Continue reading

September 22, 2022

Expectations for autumn quarter instruction

As we begin the 2022-23 academic year, here are some important points about COVID-19 regulations, instructional modality, teleworking and masking to keep in mind.

September 20, 2022

The Right Fit

New faculty member Vern Harner brings a social justice and equity centered lens to UW Tacoma's School of Social Work & Criminal Justice

September 14, 2022

Earn While You Learn

Former PDC student Laurie Miller shares how obtaining a professional certificate from UW Tacoma nearly a decade ago helped her grow her career and remain up to date with her skills while working full-time.

September 12, 2022

Never Stop Walking

At 13, Elavie Ndura had a goal to become a university professor and walked for three days to go to school. Today, she lights the way to education for countless others.

September 6, 2022