Carolyn West, professor of psychology, is co-author on an opinion piece harshly critical of the hypocrisy of the porn industry as it has rushed to put out public statements that condemn racism.
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The School of Education is partnering with the Muckleshoot Tribe and the Northwest Indian College to expand UW Tacoma's doctoral program in educational leadership. A cohort of 15 students will study at the College's Muckelshoot campus.
Professors Katie Baird and Turan Kayaoglu describe the history of scapegoating vulnerable groups for pandemics, citing the Black Death (bubonic plague), the 1918 influenza epidemic, AIDS and current reactions to COVID-19.
UW Tacoma students Kalayah DeGregory and Elijah Henry co-organized the Stand With Me/Stand Up Protest to Protect Tacoma march that included a "die in" by several hundred participants in a Tacoma street intersection.
Assistant Professor and urban ecologist Christopher Schell is quoted on his research into behavior of coyotes in urban areas and how it may be affected by human responses to COVID-19.
Artists Curtis Ashby and Saiyare Refaei describe the murals they have painted on the plywood-covered windows of Bleach, Stocklist, Channing Baby & Co. and London's Salon, all retail tenants of UW Tacoma.
Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Associate Professor Robin Evans-Agnew is co-author, with Jay Clay, American Lung Association volunteer, of an op-ed calling on government to recognize the role science-based advocacy organizations play in public health.
Student Bengisu Cicek, incoming preisdent of the Muslim Student Association, co-organized a vigil attended by more than 200 people (observing COVID-19 hygiene practices) to "remember and honor the lives of our Black brothers and sisters."