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Empathy can Change the World

With accessible, everyday items like sticky notes and pipe cleaners, UW Tacoma’s Global Innovation & Design Lab brings together people of all backgrounds to solve difficult challenges, using design thinking.

November 3, 2022

The Misfit Scientist

Assistant Professor Anna Groat Carmona's time as a self described "outsider" ultimately led her to a Fulbright to study infectious disease.

October 6, 2022

Listening, Learning, Leading

Natalie Eschenbaum's experience in higher education gave her the tools and insight needed to lead the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences as its new dean.

September 22, 2022

Root Cause

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Sunny Cheng's research focuses on mental health, particularly the impact of early intervention and screening.

August 4, 2022

The Right Fit

Associate Teaching Professor Jutta Heller connects with students on the first day of class by talking to them about her life, including her experience with imposter syndrome.

June 28, 2022