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Founding Stories

On the eve of our 30th anniversary, the UW Tacoma Library is spearheading a project to document the origins and development of UW Tacoma through oral history.

January 29, 2020

Keeping the Faith

The Tacoma Buddhist Temple, Sunya Pratt and Japantown come together in librarian Justin Wadland's latest research.

March 13, 2019

Get Your Art Fix: Public Art on Campus

A guide to public art on the UW Tacoma campus lists more than 80 works by artists such as Pablo Picasso, Dale Chihuly, Gerard Tsutakawa and Dawoud Bey.

August 5, 2015

Japanese Language School: Part of Campus History

The history of a thriving pre-WWII Japanese American community in Tacoma will be commemorated via a sculpture by renowned artist Gerard Tsutakawa, to be installed along the Prairie Line Trail.

May 13, 2013

Tioga Library Building Opens

The 55,000 sq. ft. building houses three floors of space for library and learning resources, staff offices, and two floors of unprogrammed space for future growth.

October 23, 2012