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Someone to Look Up To

Social Work & Criminal Justice Dean Keva Miller has become a person like those who nurtured and mentored her throughout her life — someone whom others look up to.

October 8, 2021

Filled with Joy

As Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange begins her new role, she reflects on her personal journey and her vision for UW Tacoma's future.

September 29, 2021

Using Her Voice

2021 Distinguished Alumna Meg Martin took a vow of silence that changed her life and allowed her to change the lives of countless others.

September 17, 2021

The Class of 2021

Members of the Class of 2021 can hold their heads high as survivors and achievers. Through pandemic and polemic, they have completed the next stage of their journeys through life. We present a sampling of their stories.

June 10, 2021

The Subtle Influencer

Taylor Owens wants to use her criminal justice degree to address the ongoing tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women.

June 10, 2021

Service to Family and Military

Renée Guzman knows what it is like to grow up as a military child, from a family for whom service is a calling. With her degree in social welfare, she hopes to carry that service forward.

June 10, 2021

“I Can Do Something to Change That”

Growing up in Puyallup as part of the immigrant community and as the daughter of the owners of a popular restaurant, Margarita Gonzalez learned early that she could succeed with the help of those around her.

June 10, 2021