Military veteran Victoria "Torry" Hemmert, an alumna of the School of Education, has made more than 200 masks for veterans across the nation.
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Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber head Tom Pierson and TOTE Maritime Alaska head Grace Greene list assets that can lift the Tacoma region out of recession, including UW Tacoma and its School of Engineering & Technology.
Haley Endowed Professor Mike Honey spoke about civil rights and labor as part of a speaker series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies.
Urban ecologist Chris Schell says that one outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people are noticing urban wildlife in their midst and seeing that the ecology of cities isn't "broken."
The Swiss, a beloved tavern and performance venue on the UW Tacoma campus (and a tenant of the university) has closed, but even the owner predicts Tacoma will bounce back from the pandemic recession.
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.
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.