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Finding Herself

Exita Lealofi's journey took her from American Samoa to UW Tacoma.

February 7, 2023

Unity Breakfast to Commemorate MLK Legacy

Community advocate Dr. John Gaines will keynote the event with a talk on the theme of "Your Voice is Heard," and the Dream Awards will recognize work to promote equity, justice and civil rights.

January 5, 2023

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

Embracing the Moment

ASUWT President Jai'Shon Berry took his mother's words to heart: renew your commitment every single day and work hard for it.

September 28, 2022

The Right Fit

New faculty member Vern Harner brings a social justice and equity centered lens to UW Tacoma's School of Social Work & Criminal Justice

September 14, 2022

Never Stop Walking

At 13, Elavie Ndura had a goal to become a university professor and walked for three days to go to school. Today, she lights the way to education for countless others.

September 6, 2022

Teachers For the Community

A new bachelor’s degree in education will help address a teacher shortage and increase the number of BIPOC educators in the classroom.

August 18, 2022