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Assembling a Company

Building a business isn’t as easy as building big-box furniture, but serial entrepreneur, Army vet and two-time UW alumnus Steve Buchanan has an advantage via his partnership with UW Tacoma.

November 6, 2023

A Culturally-Sensitive Chatbot

An NIH grant will help Weichao Yuwen and her collaborators adapt COCO, a caregivers' chatbot, to serve Latino communities.

October 5, 2023

Dawg Bites Revisited

Saturday, April 29, 2023 UW Tacoma and the Milgard School of Business hosted the first ever Dawg Bites. A Family Fun community event. We sat down with one of the organizers to learn more.

June 20, 2023

Mona Halcomb: Banking on Her Future

After years and decades of being told she was in the wrong place, Mona Halcomb, ’23, Ed.D. Educational Leadership, is just getting started.

June 9, 2023

Eileen Jimenez: Persona Educada

Eileen Jimenez, ’23, Ed.D. Educational Leadership, embodies the spirits of her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and proudly aspires to be, like them, a persona educada.

June 8, 2023

Debbie Hales: A Sisterhood of Support

Support from the circle of students in the Muckleshoot Cohort Ed.D. program is a key element that got Debbie Hales, ’23, Ed.D. Educational Leadership, through the rigors of her doctoral studies.

June 8, 2023

Jennifer Vasilez: Doing Right by the Children

The experience of being surrounded by strong, intelligent Native women is what drew Jennifer Vasilez, ’23, Ed.D. Educational Leadership, to UW Tacoma’s Muckleshoot Cohort.

June 7, 2023