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Kevin Yuan-Jie Liu: Puzzling Out a Path

Kevin Yuan-Jie Liu thought he wanted to be a diplomat, but the more he learned the more he thought law school a better fit for his gaming interests and personal style.

June 11, 2022

Selena Caldera: On a 'Quixotic Quest'

Military veteran Selena Caldera has been a political activist and labor organizer and says a law and policy degree and, soon, law school are a natural progression.

June 11, 2022

Bengisu Cicek: Getting to Campus

A monstrous commute and a pandemic didn’t curb Bengisu Cicek’s desire to take part in campus life, as a writer for The Ledger, an officer with ASUWT and president of the Muslim Student Association.

June 11, 2022

The Class of 2022

In 2022 we are celebrating thousands of UW Tacoma grads from 2020, 2021 and 2022.

June 10, 2022

Alumna Runs for Tacoma Municipal Court Judge

Dee Ann “Dee” Sonntag is the embodiment of grit and advocacy. A graduate of both the University of Washington Tacoma (UWT) and the University of Washington Seattle (UW Law School), Sonntag is currently pursuing a position as a Municipal Court … Continue reading →

May 12, 2022

PPPA Capstone Class: Policing and Imprisonment in the US

Winter quarter 2022, Dr. Emily Thuma taught the PPPA seminar class (TPOLS 480) on the theme of Policing and Imprisonment in the United States. The TPOLS 480 seminar class is a requirement for all majors within the Division of Politics … Continue reading →

April 28, 2022

Call for Self-Nominations for the Annual PPPA Paper Prize

Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs (PPPA) students are invited to nominate a paper for this year’s PPPA Undergraduate Paper Prize award. This year there will be two prizes, one for papers of 15 or more pages and one for papers … Continue reading →

April 26, 2022