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Andre Henderson: The Fork in the Road

Teetering on the brink, Navy veteran Andre Henderson recalled his mother’s words urging higher education, and took a path that turned his life around.

June 11, 2022

Chanise Jackson: The Fire Inside

UW Tacoma senior Chanise Jackson is getting ready to graduate, four years after a medical diagnosis threatened to end her college career before it started.

June 11, 2022

Looking Back at 2021

Fourteen stories from the past year that showcase the best of UW Tacoma.

December 29, 2021

The Sky's the Limit

Alumna Lan Allison's experience working with the Global Innovation and Design Lab opened multiple doors, including with United Way of Pierce County.

October 21, 2021

Discover Milgard's Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Council

Spearheaded by Dr. Shalini Sarin Jain, the DEI is devoted to fostering a welcoming campus community that recognizes and celebrates social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion and where all our students, staff and faculty feel seen, heard, and supported.

July 26, 2021

Learning In and Out of the Classroom

As a pragmatic person, Sarah Abruzzini has learned lessons both in and out of the classroom. Her degree in biomedical sciences fulfills her interest in mysteries and in being challenged.

June 10, 2021