She credits UW Tacoma with instilling in her the desire to give back to her community. She tells her story at the 2024 Unity Breakfast celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.
Twelve stories from 2023 illuminate a year of growth and accomplishments at UW Tacoma.
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.
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.
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UW Tacoma Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange is one of the region’s 25 “most influential” people in Seattle Magazine’s 2024 review.
Associate Professor Rubén Casas depicts the continued delays in the Tacoma Town Center development adjacent to campus as an opportunity for a rethink about what downtown needs from a civic perspective.
Despite recent appointments of prominent Asian American academics to leadership roles, experts maintain more work is needed to achieve equity, especially to reflect the diversity within the Asian American community. Rachel Endo, Dean of the School of Education, is quoted.
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."
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.
Architecture Research Office's Milgard Hall invites interdisciplinary collaboration at the University of Washington Tacoma
Milgard Hall pays homage to the surrounding warehouse district in materials and form, uses mass timber elements and is a symbol of UW Tacoma's role in the South Sound community.
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.
Water from Wine, a new non-profit wine tasting room located in space leased from UW Tacoma, supports clean water projects. The shop is managed by alumna AnnaLee Zenkner, '03.
BNSF Railway sold 150 acres of vacant former rail yard land in South Tacoma to Bridge Industrial, which plans a 2.5-million sq. ft. warehouse development. Associate Professor Rubén Casas imagines a different outcome driven by community planning for a "green zone."
A project report on Milgard Hall describes the building's mass timber features, multi-disciplinary goals, and the "passion project" of the timber history display near the main entrance.
After serving in similar roles at The Evergreen State College and Purchase College in New York State, Dr. Amanda Walker is ready to grow support for UW Tacoma's boundless ambitions.
UW Tacoma is the number one college for veterans in the Northwest, according to a 2023 ranking by Military Times.
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.
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.
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.
UW Tacoma enrolled 4,790 students at all levels in 2023, marking a shift that signals a post-pandemic recovery.