The story-teller staff in the news office at UW Tacoma has put together this list below of a few of our favorite stories that marked the course of the 2018.
If you enjoy these, take a look at our archive for the complete list of more than 120 stories from 2018.
January 3, 2018
A study abroad program changed Heidi Vladyka's life and the lives of people in Mexico who need access to sustainable mobility.
January 19, 2018
At the Lushootseed Language Institute, students learn a language by learning to speak of things important in their daily lives, like where they live, or common items in their home or the store.
February 2, 2018
For more than a decade, students from Moscow and Tacoma have been working together to develop an international understanding of journalism.
February 7, 2018
UW Tacoma students are using film to talk about social justice issues.
March 7, 2018
Roseann Martinez and the newly created Office of Student Advocacy and Support are helping students at UW Tacoma find the resources they need to overcome obstacles and continue their education.
March 16, 2018
Ten ways UW Tacoma is living up to the spirit of the 2018 Golden Shovel Award, presented to the campus by the Economic Development Board of Tacoma-Pierce County.
March 29, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King’s message of economic justice is the subject of a new book by UW Tacoma historian Michael Honey.
April 12, 2018
UW Tacoma junior Armen Papyan is the ASUWT Director of Legislative Affairs, helping give students a voice in Olympia.
May 9, 2018
UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Michelle Montgomery explores identity in her new book about mixed-race American Indians.
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 and reside by those water bodies.
June 7, 2018
Read about some of more than 1,850 UW Tacoma change-makers launching into the world in June 2018 with their newly-minted University of Washington degrees.
June 27, 2018
Urban Studies Director Dr. Ali Modarres sees South Sound economic opportunities and challenges.
July 11, 2018
Associate Director of Student Engagement Surtida Shelton is also Chef Shelton.
July 18, 2018
UW Tacoma student LeShawn Gamble has overcome traumatic injury and incarceration to become a leading voice and artist in the community.
September 25, 2018
Environmental science student Hozoji Matheson-Margullis brings her chops as a rock-band drummer to her quest to preserve and restore Puget Sound.
October 3, 2018
UW Tacoma’s newly-hired Assistant Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion speaks about his background, his first three months on the job and the opportunities ahead.
October 11, 2018
The recently launched Legal Pathways Initiative aims to build a pre-law pipeline at UW Tacoma.
November 1, 2018
UW Tacoma alumna Patti Taylor, ’93 BSN, has been honored with the UW Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award.
November 13, 2018
Senior Lecturer Julie Masura connects her love of teaching and her passions for geology and the health of Puget Sound.
December 5, 2018
Experienced tarantula handler, compassionate coyote whisperer — Assistant Professor Christopher Schell brings a passion to his work studying how carnivores adapt to cities.
John Burkhardt, UW Tacoma Communications, 253-692-4536 or firstname.lastname@example.org