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Heather Finch: Finding Alternatives

June 11, 2022

Her concern for animal welfare led Heather Finch to a degree in computer science and a plan to innovate alternatives to animal testing.

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Secrets of Success: 2022

South Sound Business writers Madison Miller, Blake Peterson, John Stearns, Stephanie Quiroz, and Hailee Wickersham interview successful South Sound professionals to discover how they overcame personal challenges and obstacles to achieve success.

South Sound Business - Online Edition
April 25, 2022

UW Tacoma Professor Awarded Grant to Address Youth Mental Health

Chieh (Sunny) Cheng, of the School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership, received pilot funding from the UW Population Health Initiative to develop and test behavioral health promotion approaches in Tacoma Public Schools.

South Sound Business
April 5, 2022

To Revive a River, Restore Its Liver

Associate Professor Ed Kolodziej led a team that identified chemicals present in Seattle's Thornton Creek, and demonstrated the effectiveness of the creek's restored hyporheic zone at removing those chemicals.

Scientific American
April 1, 2022

Paw'd Defiance

A new podcast about all things Tacoma


Andre Henderson: The Fork in the Road

June 11, 2022

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.

Melissa Nunez: Knowing Who to Ask

June 11, 2022

A first-generation college student graduating with a degree in nursing, Melissa Nunez found that help is available for the asking, if you know who to ask.

Dustin Ray: The AI Generation

June 11, 2022

With his background in math and his degree in computer science, Dustin Ray hopes to harness artificial intelligence for social good.

Kevin Yuan-Jie Liu: Puzzling Out a Path

June 11, 2022

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.

2022 Graduation is Joyous Celebration

June 11, 2022

UW Tacoma is awarding more than 1,900 degrees this year, and many recipients of the Classes of 2022, 2021 and 2020 will be at the 32nd annual Commencement ceremony.

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