Huatong Sun, associate professor in SIAS, explains that WeChat serves the Chinese diaspora, including marginalized communities, and describes what will be lost of the U.S. bans the app.
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UW Tacoma's Maureen Kennedy is quoted on conditions that make wildfire an ongoing concern even for the 'wet side' of the Cascades such as drought and human presence in wild lands.
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has recognized the Urban Wildlife Information Network, a multi-city research effort that includes the Grit City Carnivore Project, a collaboration between UW Tacoma's Chris Schell, Northwest Trek, and the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards and Pierce County Council Chair Doug Richardson list the assets, including UW Tacoma, that position the city and the county to weather the pandemic downturn.
Teacher candidates in Washington are required to complete an assessment before they get licensed and can work. UW Tacoma graduate students in education are calling for the requirement to be modified during the pandemic.
UW Tacoma economist Katie Baird, also a member of the Washington State Budget & Policy Center, calls on the legislature to enact an income tax on those with high incomes, citing the regressive nature of the state's existing tax policy.
Milgard School of Business alumna Gabriela Mendez Sosa was the manager of the recently-closed Yelm restaurant Tacoma Gaby, owned and operated by her family.
Psychology professor Carolyn West is quoted in a Los Angeles TV news story about rapper Megan Thee Stallion and her decision to go public about violence against women via a New York Times op-ed.
Pagano will step down from his role as Chancellor by next fall and resume his role as a full professor in the School of Engineering & Technology. The News Tribune outlines his accomplishments since arriving on campus in 2015.
Two regional health non-profits have joined forces to support scholarships for underrepresented students at UW in Seattle and Tacoma.