News & Information

A Creative Take on Business

February 21, 2018

An artist and computer scientist, Nick Butler is excited to foster growth at the Milgard School of Business as the newest Instructional Designer and Technologist.

Wedding bouquet of Carlos Colmenares and Elidia Gonzalez, two UW Tacoma alumni.

Law of Attraction

February 14, 2018

Two UW Tacoma alumni found love in an unlikely place: a criminal justice course.

UW Tacoma student Long Tran uses his hands to frame the "W"

Critical Lens

February 7, 2018

UW Tacoma students are using film to talk about social justice issues.

A window sticker in UW Tacoma's Student Transitions Program office marks a veteran hired in 2017.

UW Tacoma Says Yes to Vets

February 6, 2018

With recognition from the state's YesVets program, UW Tacoma celebrates veteran employment.

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Journalism Without Borders

February 2, 2018

For more than a decade, students from Moscow and Tacoma have been working together to develop an international understanding of journalism.

UW Tacoma in the News

When Parents Commit a Crime, It's Their Kids Who Do The Time

Social Work & Criminal Justice Professor Marian Harris makes the case for reform of the criminal justice system, especially the reigniting "war on drugs," due to the tragic impacts on children of incarcerated parents.

HuffPost
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January 26, 2018

Don't Blame Mental Illness for Mass Shootings; Blame Men

Responses to recent mass shootings in the U.S. have focused on the role of mental illness, but essayist Laura Kiesel says the problem is "toxic masculinity." She interviews UW Tacoma Associate Professor Eric Madfis.

Politico
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January 17, 2018

Opinion: Lobbying Doesn't Help Companies or Their Shareholders

Economist Tyler Cowen cites research by Milgard School of Business faculty Arindam Tripathy and Cao Zhiyan that suggests corporate lobbying of elected officials doesn't help, and may work against, corporate goals.

Bloomberg View
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January 11, 2018