As concerns about the value of a college degree grow, UW Tacoma’s impact is gaining greater recognition.
The school welcomes its inaugural cohort of first-year students to campus this fall, via a program aimed at building community and fostering student success.
ASUWT President Holly Wetzel credits her experience at UW Tacoma for her personal transformation
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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 ... ."
Associate professor Maureen Kennedy gives an in-depth audio interview about the value of prescribed fires in reducing forest fuel loads to mitigate the severity of wildfires.
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.
Author Rubén Casas is an assistant professor in Culture, Arts & Communication and an adjunct assistant professor in the School of Urban Studies.
Psychology professor Kima Cargill is quoted on the health and diet impacts of the latest social media buzz -- "girl dinner."
Gifts include $50,000 to UW Tacoma's Puget Sound Institute to support the Collaborative Leadership Project, an oral history of the so-called "fish wars."
Pathways to Promise is a UW Tacoma guaranteed admissions program with eleven school districts in the Puget Sound area, including Tacoma Public Schools.
Three NW tribes have petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to ban 6PPD, a salmon-killing tire found in urban streams worldwide. Research by scientists at UW Tacoma is described.
Scientists have slowly been learning that rubber tires are a bigger source of pollution than vehicle tailpipes. UW Tacoma researchers discovered that a tire preservative, 6PPD, kills salmon in Puget Sound waters before they have a chance to spawn.
Emeritus professor and founding faculty member Rob Crawford writes about border-related propaganda and politicization of immigration.
The newest building on the UW Tacoma campus has received awards from the City of Tacoma and the Design-Build Institute of America.
Joe Davis is the first alum from either UW Tacoma or UW Bothell to be named president of 60,000-member UW Alumni Association.
Assistant Teaching Professor Ronnie San Nicolas's lived experience guides his hands-on approach to teaching as well as his work with the Simon Family Endowment and AAPI THRIVE.
Maria Hamilton is intentional about exposing her daughter to an expansive worldview centered on the value of education.
The U.S. Department of State has awarded it’s first-ever IDEAS consortium grant to UW Tacoma for a program exploring tribal sovereignty and climate issues through an Indigenous lens.