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New NSF Grant Supports Toxics Research

An NSF Major Research Instrumentation grant will help the Center for Urban Waters expand its ability to detect contaminants of emerging concern.

August 17, 2021

Creating the First-Gen Experience

Her mother, her family, herself – these three things inspired Paola Jean Caguiat Chua to pursue a degree in biomedical sciences. Along the way, she helped define the first-gen experience for future generations of students at UW Tacoma.

June 10, 2021

Learning In and Out of the Classroom

As a pragmatic person, Sarah Abruzzini has learned lessons both in and out of the classroom. Her degree in biomedical sciences fulfills her interest in mysteries and in being challenged.

June 10, 2021

Go Far, Quickly

For Earth Day, students, faculty and staff from all three UW campuses reflect on what it means to be sustainable during a pandemic.

April 21, 2021

A Good Place to Grow

Kirsten Hargett chose to study biomedical sciences because she wanted to stretch herself.

April 9, 2021

Math in the Time of Corona

For the past year, math professor Jennifer Quinn has been writing a blog about teaching mathematics and living during the pandemic.

March 25, 2021