After a pandemic-induced hiatus, the VIBE Business Plan Competition is back, with a grand prize worth $30K.
The program is partnering with the Tacoma Little Theatre to mount it’s biggest production yet, the “jukebox” musical “Rock of Ages.”
Majoring in biomedical sciences is helping junior Christian "CJ" James further his dream of becoming a physician.
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The 2023 VIBE Business Plan Competition is open to all Washington college students and those who graduated between 2020 and 2022. Submissions are due Feb. 3.
The 10th cohort of this leadership program includes alumna and current Master of Social Work student Christina Qiao, '19, alumnus Jake Nau, '17, and current social welfare student Maira Mariscal.
This in-depth profile of UW Tacoma's Dean of the School of Education describes Dr. Endo's experience as a first-generation student and academic leader.
Former faculty member and alumna Jan Runbeck writes about recent deaths of local housing advocate Maureen Howard and Terry, a homeless individual. She calls for their deaths “to be the impetus for making our country a better place for all, the fortunate and the forgotten.”
In a panel discussion on San Francisco's largest public radio station, UW Tacoma Professor Emeritus Michael Honey provides an historical analysis of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s quest for economic justice.
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.
A UW Tacoma Urban Design studio class partnered with the city of Sumner to recommend redesigns to downtown Sumner streets and parks. The City is now seeking public input on the changes.
UW Tacoma alumna Abigail Lawson and others are interviewed about the impact of Tacoma's guaranteed basic income pilot, called GRIT.
Assistant Professor Rubén Casas discusses the potential to activate a downtown Tacoma plaza adjacent to campus.
Through a $4.8M effort, funded in part by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, the Puget Sound Institute will integrate existing environmental models to provide a cohesive picture of the entire Sound ecosystem under future conditions of climate change and population growth.
UW Tacoma alumna Nadia Caldwell is using the skills she developed on campus to help bridge divides.