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.
UW Tacoma in the News
Assoc. Prof. Ben Mieches is the subject of a Q&A about his academic work (security studies, conflict resolution, genocide, humanitarian intervention) and the current state of genocide studies.
Riki Thompson, associate professor of digital rhetoric and writing studies, describes the fundamentals of polyamory in the wake of news coverage of Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX.
The William Factory Small Business Incubator, recently relocated to Tacoma Community College, has launched a project to coordinate Pierce County's entrepreneurial ecosystem. UW Tacoma's VIBE incubator is mentioned.
Dr. Carolyn West provides tips on how to help loved ones in emotionally and physically abusive relationships. Red Table Talk is a talk show co-hosted by Jada Pinkett Smith.
Forbes contributor and venture capitalist Taarini Kaur Dang celebrates 13 young people he has met who are "driving the change they want to see in the world," including Armaan Thakker, who worked with SET's Ankur Teredesai on research into ICU sepsis prediction in trauma patients.
Milgard Hall is the newest academic building to be built at UW Tacoma. Opening in Jan. 2023, it will house the Milgard School of Business, teaching and lab spaces for the School of Engineering & Technology, and the Global Innovation & Design Lab.
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.
A $2-million federal grant will help UW Tacoma expand supports and services for Asian American, Pacific Islander and low-income students.
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.