Tacoma is experiencing a renaissance, led in part by the growth of UW Tacoma, but experts including Prof. Ali Modarres caution that thoughtful planning is crucial to ensuring equity and resilience.
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Eric Madfis, associate professor of criminal justice, provides insights into the wide disparity between the number of mass shootings involving male vs. female suspects.
Assistant Professor Amanda Sesko found in a 2010 study that black women's words and ideas were least likely to be remembered in meetings.
Andy James of the Center for Urban Waters will work with Jim Meador of the Northwest Fisheries Science Center and Jen McIntyre of WSU to examine the effect of King County wastewater treatment plant effluent on orcas and their prey species.
New Kent City Councilmember Zandria Michaud is a 2019 American Studies graduate, summa cum laude with global honors, and a U.S. Army veteran.
A Tacoma non-profit, Shared Housing Services, has partnered with UW Tacoma on a program called Husky2Husky, matching students with faculty or alumni homeowners who have spare rooms.
The author, Rania Elbasiony, a 2019 Law & Policy graduate, argues for extending educational benefits to people who are incarcerated for life without parole, citing resulting reductions in prison violence.
Ali Modarres of Urban Studies was the keynote speaker at the annual event hosted by the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber.
Jimmy McCarty, the director of the Center for Equity & Inclusion, spoke at an annual event at UW Tacoma that remembers transgender murder victims.
Blake Geyen, a disability-rights advocate, is a 2015 alumnus of Urban Studies.