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A Sense of Belonging

Serving students who were part of the foster care system, Meraf Geberehiwot works to create a sense of security, belonging and acceptance.

February 9, 2024

Doing Good by Doing Business

While still a student, Raihab Baig, '20, embraced the idea of corporate responsibility and now shares her passion as a recruiter and advisor for the Milgard School of Business.

December 19, 2023

Never More Alone, Never More Connected

Via Project AAPI Thrive, Nestor Enguerra, Jr., is working to bring Asian American and Pacific Islander students from the margins to the center of higher education.

December 7, 2023

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

The Road Taken

Assistant Teaching Professor Sarah A. Chavez had a decision to make, choosing between two life paths. The road she chose brought her to UW Tacoma.

October 27, 2023

“Simply Something I Do”

Dr. Sharon Laing is being recognized by the American Public Health Association for the excellence and impact of her mentoring.

October 16, 2023

Sticking to the Plan

UW Tacoma alumna Alishia Agee-Cooper is using her education to transform the state of Washington's approach to child welfare.

September 20, 2023