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Tulip growing on UW Tacoma campus

Reaching Out

March 25, 2020

A number of resources exist to help students, faculty, staff and the greater UW Tacoma community get through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Andrew Fry, Director of Industry Partnerships, UW Tacoma School of Engineering & Technology

The Performer

March 11, 2020

Andrew Fry's skills on stage translate to the classroom and his role as Director of Industry Partnerships with the School of Engineering and Technology.

Legal Pathways Director Patricia Sully in her office.

Opening Statement

March 4, 2020

Legal Pathways Director Patricia Sully is using her skills as a trained lawyer to turn UW Tacoma into a hub for legal education in the South Sound.

Image of steel W on UW Tacoma campus

Learning in the Community

February 27, 2020

Classrooms are ground zero for UW Tacoma's commitment to community engagement. In one, students learn how they can share their Spanish skills outside the classroom.

UW Tacoma student Deborah Petri sits on a chair reading a book by the window.

Within Reach

February 19, 2020

Deborah Petri started college at age 16. Then, life got in the way. More than 30 years later she is close to finishing her degree.

Theron Taylor, senior in psychology, at the University Y Student Center.

Change Comes for Theron Taylor

February 13, 2020

After serving a 20-year prison sentence, first-gen psychology transfer student Theron Taylor is finding a new sense of belonging at UW Tacoma.

UW Tacoma in the News

Tacoma Rising

Tacoma is experiencing a renaissance, led in part by the growth of UW Tacoma, but experts including Prof. Ali Modarres caution that thoughtful planning is crucial to ensuring equity and resilience.

South Sound Business
January 6, 2020

University Campuses are the Next Frontier of Homelessness

Housing insecurity among college students is increasing nationally. UW Tacoma's partnership with Tacoma Housing Authority and a local private micro-apartment developer to provide subsidized housing to eligible students is mentioned.

December 17, 2019

Michaud joins Kent City Council

New Kent City Councilmember Zandria Michaud is a 2019 American Studies graduate, summa cum laude with global honors, and a U.S. Army veteran.

Kent Reporter
November 27, 2019

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