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Welcome to the Class of 2024!

June 6, 2024
We are celebrating the amazing achievements of almost 1,800 newly-minted UW Tacoma degree holders.

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The Thai Guys

May 23, 2024
Inspired by their immigrant parents, ‘Thai Guys’ and UW alumni Nuk, Nut and Note Suwanchote are aiming to change the conversation on Asian culture.

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Collaborating to End Mass Violence

May 6, 2024
The Violence Prevention and Transformation Research Collaborative, led by Dr. Eric Madfis, is calling for a new approach to prevent and assess threats of school and other mass violence.

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‘Identities Horizons’ spotlights AAPI students at UWT

Alumnus Nuk Suwanchote, '17, is the director of a film exploring the experience of Asian American and Pacific Islander UW Tacoma students. The documentary, which includes Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange, was produced by the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation.
Tacoma Weekly
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The enduring legacy of the Black 'Buffalo Soldiers'

Dr. Luther Adams - Free Man of Color discusses the history of Black participation in the U.S. military, particularly the regiments known as the Buffalo Soldiers.

KCTS9/Crosscut Now
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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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Omari Amili: Navigating the Post-Prison Pathway

March 28, 2024
Omari Amili, 2023-24 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient and new Husky Post Prison Pathways program director, shares his vision for welcoming and supporting previously incarcerated people like himself.

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UW Tacoma Joins National Engineering Network

March 20, 2024
UW Tacoma has been accepted into KEEN, the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network, dedicated to training engineers to have an entrepreneurial mindset.

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Setting the Table

February 29, 2024

A love of cooking inspired Dr. Kima Cargill to study the psychology of food.