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UW Tacoma Associate Professor Jim Gawel, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Jim Gawel: Learning From a Lake

May 25, 2018

When Jim Gawel looks at a lake, he sees an opportunity to learn--not just for the students he instructs, but for entire populations who rely on an reside by those water bodies.

UW Tacoma student Isabell Murray jumps in front of the W.

Best Foot Forward

May 23, 2018

UW Tacoma junior Isabell Murray is using her status as Miss Pierce County to help raise awareness about juvenile incarceration.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor JaeRan Kim poses in front of the Keystone Building on campus.

What Comes Next

May 23, 2018

Assistant Professor JaeRan Kim's research examines what happens after children are adopted and placed with new families.

Pride Day Brings Julia Serano to Campus

May 14, 2018

An all-day event celebrating the LGBTQIA community on May 16 will feature a keynote from Julia Serano as well as a resource fair, a discussion panel and a drag show.

Orca - image courtesy Center for Whale Research

Of Orcas and Oysters

May 9, 2018

An upcoming talk on endangered orcas is just one way UW Tacoma is engaged with the Puget Sound ecosystem.

UW Tacoma in the News

Students have a right to their own languages

The Pierce College Puyallup student newspaper provides a nuanced explanation of UW Tacoma's approach to writing instruction and evaluation of English writing assignments.

The Puyallup Post
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May 9, 2018

The Big Picture in Business Analytics

Recent developments in business analytics education are described, including UW Tacoma's new Master of Science in Business Analytics, offered through the Milgard School of Business. 

Poets and Quants
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May 9, 2018

Experts Host Talk at UW Tacoma on Saving Orcas

Citizens for a Healthy Bay and six other non-profits are co-hosting a talk at UW Tacoma featuring Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research and Jim Waddell of Damsense.

South Sound Business
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May 9, 2018

Helping veterans become effective entrepreneurs

Thomas Kuljam, Director of UW Tacoma's VIBE (Veteran's Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship) is an immigrant from Thailand, a U.S. Air Force veteran and a former commercial banker. HIs philosophy of entrepreneurship as a platform for transitioning from military to civilian life is described.

PR for People - The Connector
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May 3, 2018