When an injury forced him to give up his Army career, Eric Colon found a new way to get ahead and give back at UW Tacoma.
Future social worker Kashira Jenkins learned a lot about the foster care system when her mother started fostering children in 2015.
With pandemic chaos all around him, Spencer Tyson leveraged his college experience to drive change in public health systems.
UW Tacoma in the News
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.
Nine economic and policy experts, including UW Tacoma's Katie Baird, Anna Lovasz and Tim Scharks, call on voters to reject I-1929, which would repeal the capital gains tax established by the legislature in 2021.
Jon Scott, '96, most recently served as a senior trial attorney with the Snohomish County Public Defender Association.
Cites the experience of and quotes alumna Anneliese Simons, '07, master of social work, who recently successfully got access to the loan forgiveness program.
The region's economic development agency describes Milgard Hall, UW Tacoma's newest building project.
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.
Illia Meresenko, who transferred to UW Tacoma from Edmonds Community College to study information technology, is from Ukraine. He describes the impact of Russia's war on himself and his family.
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.
The article notes Tim Johnson's involvement in The HUB: Federal Way Higher Education Center, a collaboration among UW Tacoma, Federal Way, Federal Way Public Schools and Highline College.
This roundup of new Tacoma eateries includes Crisp Greens, a UW Tacoma tenant on Pacific Avenue.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
UW Tacoma junior and UW Regent Kristina Pogosian is succeeding for herself and for her family.