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Veteran, Football Player, Lifesaver

UW Tacoma student Ashley Young, Air Force veteran and women’s pro tackle football player, responded quickly when she saw a fire break out in a Tacoma neighborhood.

July 21, 2021

The Class of 2021

Members of the Class of 2021 can hold their heads high as survivors and achievers. Through pandemic and polemic, they have completed the next stage of their journeys through life. We present a sampling of their stories.

June 10, 2021

From Dream to Reality

Ivan Lievanos is using his experience in the National Guard to help veteran-connected students succeed in college.

May 21, 2021

Preserving Nihonmachi

In their new book, Mary Hanneman and Lisa Hoffman share the history of Tacoma's Nihonmachi and the Japanese Language School once located on what is now the UW Tacoma campus.

January 27, 2021

Book Talk: Becoming Nisei

At a free, virtual event, Lisa Hoffman and Mary Hanneman will discuss their new book "Becoming Nisei," a history of the Tacoma Japanese-American community.

January 25, 2021

After Prison

Omari Amili spent time in prison before earning three degrees from UW Tacoma. He interviews 10 other people who graduated after they got out.

December 18, 2020