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Meg Martin, '13 (MSW), 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient

Using Her Voice

September 17, 2021

2021 Distinguished Alumna Meg Martin took a vow of silence that changed her life and allowed her to change the lives of countless others.

Building sign for The HUB: Federal Way Higher Education Center

The HUB: Federal Way Higher Education Center to Open

September 10, 2021

A new center will provide access to adult education and student support services through a partnership of UW Tacoma, Highline College, the City of Federal Way and Federal Way Public Schools.

Dr. Vicky Carwein, former UW Tacoma Chancellor, and William Andrews, retired engineer, Pacific Northwest National Labs

The Knowledge Generators

September 2, 2021

A new research Ph.D. at UW Tacoma is a major milestone for campus, the community, and the donors that are helping make it possible.

UW Tacoma staff member Darcy Janzen.

Coming Through in the Clutch

August 26, 2021

As UW returns to in-person instruction, Darcy Janzen and her team at the Office of Digital Learning learned a lot from the past year.

UW Tacoma senior Andre Jimenez stands by group of trees. He is wearing a dark suit. Behind him is an art installation that depicts rivers of the world. The rivers are blue.

Reset & Redefine

August 19, 2021

ASUWT President Andre Jimenez sees the pandemic as an opportunity to rethink the student experience at UW Tacoma.

Center for Urban Waters

New NSF Grant Supports Toxics Research

August 17, 2021

An NSF Major Research Instrumentation grant will help the Center for Urban Waters expand its ability to detect contaminants of emerging concern.

Patrick Pow, UW Tacoma Vice Chancellor for Information Technology

Always Thinking Ahead

August 12, 2021

Expanding support for college-bound Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is a top priority for Patrick Pow.

UW Tacoma in the News

Can ‘active forest management’ really reduce wildfire risk?

Focusing on Montana forests, the writer interviews a number of scientists, conservationists and elected officials on whether forests can be managed effectively to reduce wildfire. UW Tacoma's Maureen Kennedy is interviewed.

Montana Free Press
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August 27, 2021