A UW Tacoma-hosted science talk by UPS professor Dan Burgard is an example of the "leading-edge science Tacoma seldom gets noticed for," which also includes the work of researchers at the Center for Urban Waters.
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Maureen Kennedy, assistant professor, is co-developer of a new database that describes vegetation across the U.S. that could be fuel for wildfires.
Katie Baird, professor of economics, and her co-author decry Washington's "racially imbalanced tax system" and its heavy reliance on sales and estate taxes.
The author, Mark Horozowski, a lecturer in the Milgard School of Business, describes what motivates purpose-driven employees and how companies can keep them engaged.
Housing insecurity among college students is increasing nationally. UW Tacoma's partnership with Tacoma Housing Authority and a local private micro-apartment developer to provide subsidized housing to eligible students is mentioned.