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Convocation!

September 28, 2022

UW Tacoma welcomes Huskies back to campus at 12:30 p.m. today on the Prairie Line Trail.


Listening, Learning, Leading

September 22, 2022

Natalie Eschenbaum's experience in higher education gave her the tools and insight needed to lead the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences as its new dean.


The Right Fit

September 14, 2022
New faculty member Vern Harner brings a social justice and equity centered lens to UW Tacoma's School of Social Work & Criminal Justice

UW Tacoma in the News

The Limits of Human Wisdom | George Mobus

In an hour-long conversation, Professor Emeritus George Mobus, School of Engineering & Technology, examines the climate crisis through the framework of systems science.

Planet: Critical (podcast)
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August 24, 2022

Minerva Scholarships awarded to 10 local women

One of the scholarships is awarded to Sandy Kelley, who "aims to obtain a certification in human resources management" through UW Tacoma's Professional Development Center.

Gig Harbor Now
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August 22, 2022

How an old federal rule limits inpatient mental health beds in Washington

A federal rule established during the de-institutionalization movement of the 1950s and 1960s limits the number of beds dedicated to mental health care that hospitals can house. Alumna Anna Nepomuceno, '17, director of public policy and advocacy at NAMI Washington, is quoted.

The Seattle Times
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August 17, 2022

The 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Awards

UW Tacoma's ACCESS in STEM scholarship and mentoring program is one of 77 STEM programs nationwide recognized for improving equity.

Insight Into Diversity Magazine
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August 16, 2022

Data on demand: Using analytics to tackle operational challenges

(Originally published in Modern Healthcare) The health care industry is beginning to embrace data analytics to tackle formerly-insurmountable problems. Examples include a team of business analytics students from the Milgard School of Business at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.

Sports Weekly
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August 16, 2022

Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange joins EDB Board

UW Tacoma's Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange has joined the board of the Economic Development Board of Tacoma-Pierce County.

Economic Development Board of Tacoma-Pierce County
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August 3, 2022

Paw'd Defiance

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Never Stop Walking

September 6, 2022

At 13, Elavie Ndura had a goal to become a university professor and walked for three days to go to school. Today, she lights the way to education for countless others.


Teachers For the Community

August 18, 2022

A new bachelor’s degree in education will help address a teacher shortage and increase the number of BIPOC educators in the classroom.

Guiding the Way Forward

August 11, 2022

UW Tacoma advisor Isabella Webb is using her international experience and her Aboriginal heritage to help students find their way in college.

Root Cause

August 4, 2022

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Sunny Cheng's research focuses on mental health, particularly the impact of early intervention and screening.

Law School and More

July 29, 2022

In addition to providing law school prep, Legal Pathways advises on careers that don't require a J.D.

The Jury is In

July 29, 2022

UW Tacoma's Legal Pathways program succeeds in readying students and alumni for the law.