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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.

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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.

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Johns Hopkins Welcomes Second Cohort of Vivien Thomas Scholars

Former student Arabelis Wally has received a prestigious fellowship at Johns Hopkins University that will support her graduate work. The Thomas Scholarship is awarded to "exceptional students from ... minority-serving institutions to pursue PhDs in STEM fields ... ."

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August 23, 2023

Rolling car tires into the global circular economy

The average tire contains more than 400 chemicals and compounds, including 6PPD, a tire preservative that transforms to 6PPD-quinone in the environment. Researchers at UW Tacoma and WSU Puyallup discovered 6PPD toxicity. The Center for Urban Waters' Ed Kolodziej is quoted.

August 21, 2023

Paw'd Defiance

A new podcast about all things Tacoma


The Road Taken

October 27, 2023

Assistant Teaching Professor Sarah A. Chavez had a decision to make, choosing between two life paths. The road she chose brought her to UW Tacoma.

“Simply Something I Do”

October 16, 2023

Dr. Sharon Laing is being recognized by the American Public Health Association for the excellence and impact of her mentoring.

Encouraging Financial Wellness

October 9, 2023

Several new initiatives are helping instill financial literacy and resiliency into the UW Tacoma student body.

A Culturally-Sensitive Chatbot

October 5, 2023

An NIH grant will help Weichao Yuwen and her collaborators adapt COCO, a caregivers' chatbot, to serve Latino communities.

'Still Doing Life' on Exhibit

October 4, 2023

An exhibit based on the book "Still Doing Life," co-authored by Associate Professor Barb Toews, is on display in the Snoqualmie Power House.