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A Sense of Belonging

February 9, 2024

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

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Doing Good by Doing Business

December 19, 2023

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.


Never More Alone, Never More Connected

December 7, 2023

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.


UW Tacoma in the News

Gen Z says it wants less sex on screen. But is that true?

Associate Professor David Coon and Associate Teaching Professor Jennifer Myers Baran question the results of a recent survey of people age 13-24, 40% who said they wanted "more asexual and aromantic ... relationships on screen."

The Seattle Times
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Altaf Merchant: A Dynamic Dean

In a conversation with reporter John Stearns, Milgard School of Business Dean Altaf Merchant describes the school's focus on entrepreneurship, financial wellness and the South Sound's business climate strengths.

South Sound Business
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Pierce County is Tech Central

Pierce County's increasingly tech-focused economy is buttressed by the presence of UW Tacoma, it's computer science Ph.D., it's strength in AI research and teaching, and partnerships with regional incubators, JBLM, MultiCare, Aquagga and others.

Onward: The Newsletter of the Tacoma-Pierce County Economic Development Board
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Paw'd Defiance

A new podcast about all things Tacoma

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Building Connections and Community

November 20, 2023

As UW Tacoma's student involvement maestro, Conor Leary combines a flair for the programmatic with his desire to help students get the most out of their on-campus experience.

Assembling a Company

November 6, 2023

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.

Veteran Appreciation at UW Tacoma

November 1, 2023

Events and ceremonies include flag planting along the Prairie Line Trail, Sergeant Husky’s Operation Turkey Drop, the Wounded Warrior Project brunch, and an appreciation ceremony and dinner at the Museum of Glass.