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A Year Undaunted

As 2022 draws to a close, revisit stories that show UW Tacoma students, faculty, staff and alumni changing lives and communities.

December 16, 2022

New Project Forecasts Future of Puget Sound

Through a $4.8M effort, funded in part by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, the Puget Sound Institute will integrate existing environmental models to provide a cohesive picture of the entire Sound ecosystem under future conditions of climate change and population growth.

December 14, 2022

Steeped In Engineering

Assistant Professor Seung-Jin Lee uses coffee to teach first-year students about engineering.

November 29, 2022

Milgard Hall Ushers In New Era

Bringing together business, technology and design thinking, UW Tacoma's newest building embodies a spirit of innovative collaboration.

November 9, 2022

Empathy can Change the World

With accessible, everyday items like sticky notes and pipe cleaners, UW Tacoma’s Global Innovation & Design Lab brings together people of all backgrounds to solve difficult challenges, using design thinking.

November 3, 2022

Project AAPI THRIVE

A $2-million federal grant will help UW Tacoma expand supports and services for Asian American, Pacific Islander and low-income students.

October 27, 2022

Making Cities More Equitable

Assistant Professor of Race and Urbanism Davon Woodard is passionate about urban spaces -- making them more equitable and livable for their diverse communities.

October 21, 2022