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"We are in community with you..."

June 3, 2020

"We see the fear and uncertainty that is being felt by many, especially in our Black community. We will win this battle for racial justice, equality and liberation," write UW Tacoma campus leaders.

Riki Thompson, UW Tacoma Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Writing Studies

Love Story

May 29, 2020

UW Tacoma Associate Professor Riki Thompson researches online dating including how the digital age changed the way we tell stories about ourselves.

Honey to Serve as Radcliffe Institute Fellow

May 27, 2020

Dr. Michael K. Honey, Haley Endowed Professor of Humanities in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, has been named a fellow of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

University of Washington Awards of Excellence

Honoring our 2020 Faculty and Staff Award Winners

May 22, 2020

Every year at this time we celebrate faculty and staff for their accomplishments in teaching, research, community engagement and contributions to the UW, our campus and the larger community.

Taylor Saunders and Darcy King, UW Tacoma Simon Family Endowment Fellows

Making a Place at the Table

May 21, 2020

Darcy King and Taylor Saunders hope to fill the gaps in services for adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

UW Tacoma in the News

For gay hockey player, locker room felt like a prison

UW Tacoma freshman Benjamin Fredell provides a frank auto-biographical glimpse into his life playing in an elite youth hockey league. His experiences of self-hatred and homophobia in the sport led him to quit to find happiness.

OutSports
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May 19, 2020

24 Hours: Altaf Merchant

This biographical profile of Dr. Altaf Merchant, interim dean of the Milgard School of Business, features a visual look at events that make up a typical (pre-COVID-19) day in his life.

South Sound Business
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April 29, 2020