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The Right Choice

November 17, 2022
Alumnus Steve Stermer left his high stress job as a chef and came to UW Tacoma to pursue a degree in Computer Science & Systems.

Milgard Hall ushers in new era

November 9, 2022

Bringing together business, technology and design thinking, UW Tacoma's newest building embodies a spirit of innovative collaboration.


Empathy can Change the World

November 3, 2022

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

Interview - Benjamin Mieches

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.

E-International Relations
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December 1, 2022

What's a polycule? An expert on polyamory explains

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 Conversation
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November 30, 2022

How To Help Loved Ones In Abusive Relationships

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.

Red Table Talk: Facebook Watch
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November 27, 2022

Inspiring Youngsters Leveraging Science And Technology For Improving Human Life

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.

Forbes Magazine
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November 25, 2022

Milgard Hall Ushers In New Era For UWT

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.

Tacoma Weekly
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November 21, 2022

Scientists link common tire chemical to mass Coho salmon deaths

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.

KING 5 News
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November 18, 2022

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Project AAPI THRIVE

October 27, 2022

A $2-million federal grant will help UW Tacoma expand supports and services for Asian American, Pacific Islander and low-income students.

Lange honored on Business Journal’s Power 100

October 27, 2022

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.

Making Cities More Equitable

October 21, 2022

Assistant Professor of Race and Urbanism Davon Woodard is passionate about urban spaces -- making them more equitable and livable for their diverse communities.