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Dream Within Reach

UW Tacoma senior Maryam Al Darraji's dream to become a surgeon took her from Iraq to Jordan to Kent to UW Tacoma.

May 10, 2022

The Fire Inside

UW Tacoma senior Chanise Jackson is getting ready to graduate, four years after a medical diagnosis threatened to end her college career before it started.

March 22, 2022

The Right Time and Place

Samantha Smith decided now was the right time and UW Tacoma was the right place to study sustainable urban development.

March 4, 2022

Telling Black History

Through a project called BLK WINS, Jazmyn Pratt, ‘12, is leveraging her communication degree to tell the world there is more to history than what we learn in school.

February 25, 2022

Internships bring Win-Win!

TJ Barr is a natural, competing in sports from an early age, high school and beyond. Winning athletic awards in basketball, football, then becoming a leader and organizer of enthusiast groups at college and pro sports events, even serving to officiate and coach. His experiences as a sports fan, plus marketing studies at UWTacoma Milgard School of Business have prepared him well for this internship. He gets it. It's all about the audience experience.

January 19, 2022

A Tight-Knit Community

In UW Tacoma's mechanical engineering program, Paris Weber found the intimate class size and connection to faculty she was seeking.

January 18, 2022

Looking Back at 2021

Fourteen stories from the past year that showcase the best of UW Tacoma.

December 29, 2021

Alex Zerbe's Next Trick

UW Tacoma senior Alex Zerbe's life is up in the air as he balances the demands of performing, raising a family and going to school.

December 9, 2021

The Undiminished Spirit of Sharing

DeAnn Dillon is a mom, a teacher, an auntie, a Native American, a legislative aide, and a doctoral student. She is also a giver of energy.

November 24, 2021

Aboard the Adventuress

Take a deep dive into a research/instructional cruise on Commencement Bay. See science being done on an historic two-masted schooner.

November 19, 2021