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The Right Medicine

May 22, 2023

With Professor Sharon Laing's guidance, UW Tacoma student Lucas Bjorkheim is realizing his dream of becoming a doctor.

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New Grant Will Expand Access to Native Knowledge

May 24, 2023

$225,000 from the Mellon Foundation will support American Indian and Indigenous (AII) community-building events, bring more AII voices to campus, and power a summer institute on Indigenous humanities.

Scholars, Journal Recognize Rachel Endo

May 19, 2023

Rachel Endo, dean of the School of Education, has received the Mary Anne Raywid Award from the Society of Professors of Education and an Asian Leadership Award from "Profiles in Diversity Journal."

Huatong Sun Wins DEI Award

May 12, 2023

The Association for Business Communication has presented its 2022 Distinction in the Practice of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion award to Dr. Huatong Sun.

Helping to Remember

May 11, 2023

Alumna Teiya Shimomura's experience in the classroom connected her to a local historian and an opportunity.

UW Tacoma in the News

Nashville shooting exploited by right to escalate anti-trans rhetoric

Dr. Eric Madfis, associate professor in UW Tacoma's School of Social Work & Criminal Justice, is quoted on intentional mischaracterization of perpetrators of mass shootings, who are "cisgender male ... by and large. ... This is a cynical, bigoted attack."

Washington Post
March 30, 2023

Hometown Hero: Federal Way veteran, researcher isn’t deterred by death

Biomedical sciences student and Army veteran Melissa Swain is a Federal Way Mirror Hometown Hero and a Soroptomist Club Live Your Dream scholarship recipient. Tragedy led to her role as a single mother and a research intern with the King County Medical Examiner's office.

Federal Way Mirror
February 24, 2023

Opinion: Why Washington's capital gains tax should be upheld

UW Tacoma Economics Professor Katie Baird calls on the Wash. State Supreme Court to uphold the capital gains tax passed by the Legislature in its 2021 session, in order to adequately fund child care, especially for rural areas of the state.

Puget Sound Business Journal
January 16, 2023

Paw'd Defiance

A new podcast about all things Tacoma


Crowning Achievement

May 4, 2023

Recent Master of Nursing graduate Juana Gallegos' idea to help dementia patients landed her an audience with a queen.


April 27, 2023

Senior Martin Shehata balances his education and his career as a professional soccer player.

UW Unveils 2023 Husky 100

April 24, 2023

Meet the UW Tacoma members of this year's Husky 100: Remarkable undergraduate and graduate students who are making the most of their time at UW Tacoma.