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Developing Future Leaders

March 17, 2023

The Lead Your Way program of the Milgard Women’s Initiative brings together high school sophomores, juniors and community leaders for mentoring and self-recognition.

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Building Momentum

March 21, 2023

The creation of the Family Room and a registered student organization offer new resources to the Native and Indigenous community at UW Tacoma.

Building a Beloved Community

March 17, 2023

The largest gathering of faculty and staff since the pandemic came together recently to learn about and practice active listening, empathy and mindful inquiry.

AERA Recognizes Dr. Rachel Endo

March 13, 2023

Endo has received the 2023 Distinguished Researcher Award from the American Educational Research Association’s special interest group research into the education of Asian Pacific Americans.

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Hometown Hero: Federal Way veteran, researcher isn’t deterred by death

Biomedical sciences student and Army veteran Melissa Swain is a Federal Way Mirror Hometown Hero and a Soroptomist Club Live Your Dream scholarship recipient. Tragedy led to her role as a single mother and a research intern with the King County Medical Examiner's office.

Federal Way Mirror
February 24, 2023

Opinion: Why Washington's capital gains tax should be upheld

UW Tacoma Economics Professor Katie Baird calls on the Wash. State Supreme Court to uphold the capital gains tax passed by the Legislature in its 2021 session, in order to adequately fund child care, especially for rural areas of the state.

Puget Sound Business Journal
January 16, 2023

Paw'd Defiance

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Breaking Down Engineering Barriers

March 9, 2023

A project called “Research for All” aims to get students involved in hands-on engineering research as an integral part of their classroom experience.

A Ukrainian Connection

March 7, 2023

Electrical engineering senior David Pavenko used money he earned from an internship to see first-hand the impact of the Russo-Ukrainian War.

Chasing Her Dreams

March 1, 2023

UW Tacoma senior Angel Reddy's interest in science and travel opened doors for her both on and off campus.

Mushroom Farmer Wins VIBE Competition

February 24, 2023

Nathanael Engen, an Air Force veteran, took first prize in the 2023 VIBE Business Plan Competition, pitching his plan to scale up his urban gourmet mushroom farming business.

Overcoming basic-needs barriers

February 23, 2023

A $100,000 grant is helping students surmount housing insecurity and other concerns that might otherwise disrupt their educational and career plans.