Bringing together business, technology and design thinking, UW Tacoma's newest building embodies a spirit of innovative collaboration.
With accessible, everyday items like sticky notes and pipe cleaners, UW Tacoma’s Global Innovation & Design Lab brings together people of all backgrounds to solve difficult challenges, using design thinking.
Executive Vice Chancellor Andrew Harris will participate in third cohort of national leadership development program.
UW Tacoma in the News
In 2019, research by the Center for Urban Waters, led by Ed Kolodziej and then-colleague Zhenyu Tian identified 6PPD-quinone, a derivative of a rubber tire preservative, as the substance that kills coho salmon before they have a chance to spawn.
Amanda Figueroa, UW Tacoma's senior director for student transitions and success, has been appointed as a community representative to The News Tribune's editorial board.
A British dating industry trade publication interviews Riki Thompson, associate professor of writing studies and digital rhetoric.
Tacoma Public Schools' work on social and emotional learning, supported by UW Tacoma, has helped the district buck the national trend of increasing rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation among America's teenagers.
This examination of the lifecycle of LED bulbs quotes Heather Dillon, professor of mechanical engineering, who studies the performance of lighting products.
The Center for Urban Waters detected 6PPD-quinone, a rubber preservative derivative known to be toxic to coho salmon, in material used to renovate the Puyallup River's Electron Dam.
Twenty years ago, it would have been easy—and understandable—for SIAS alum Michael Kilmer to turn his back on the armed forces. Instead, he has dedicated his life to helping fellow veterans.
How do students find a sense of belonging at college? SIAS alum and current staff member Margaret Lundberg is featured in this article discussing how the challenges she faced as a non-traditional student fueled a desire to help others.
Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange describes her vision for the growth of UW Tacoma - 10,000 students; new housing and dining facilities; equitable and inclusive growth in partnership with the community. Mayor Victoria Woodards and County Supervisor Bruce Dammeier are also quoted.
Riki Thompson, Assoc. Professor in SIAS, is co-author of a piece in The Conversation about how the women leaders of the two “most powerful dating apps in the world” – Tinder and Bumble – are portrayed in media, vs. how they portray themselves in their personal media spaces.
Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange was chosen from a pool of over 200 nominees. The Power 100 is considered a “shortlist” for the publication’s Executive of the Year award.
Meet 20 faculty members who have joined the UW Tacoma community for the 2022-23 academic year.
Local, state, federal and tribal science and policy leaders cited work by UW Tacoma/WSU’s Washington Stormwater Center to identify a toxic tire preservative.
Assistant Professor of Race and Urbanism Davon Woodard is passionate about urban spaces -- making them more equitable and livable for their diverse communities.
Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange shared her vision for the future of the UW Tacoma campus: more students, more academic programs, more collaboration, more equitable economic development.
A large grant from the U.S. Department of Education will expand Dr. Belinda Louie's Project TELL, now in its tenth year.