Creating the First-Gen Experience

Her mother, her family, herself – these three things inspired Paola Jean Caguiat Chua to pursue a degree in biomedical sciences. Along the way, she helped define the first-gen experience for future generations of students at UW Tacoma.

June 10, 2021

Learning In and Out of the Classroom

As a pragmatic person, Sarah Abruzzini has learned lessons both in and out of the classroom. Her degree in biomedical sciences fulfills her interest in mysteries and in being challenged.

June 10, 2021

Go Far, Quickly

For Earth Day, students, faculty and staff from all three UW campuses reflect on what it means to be sustainable during a pandemic.

April 21, 2021

A Good Place to Grow

Kirsten Hargett chose to study biomedical sciences because she wanted to stretch herself.

April 9, 2021

Math in the Time of Corona

For the past year, math professor Jennifer Quinn has been writing a blog about teaching mathematics and living during the pandemic.

March 25, 2021

Taking Care

UW Tacoma alumna Joy Chang served as a medic in the army, an emergency room nurse at Tacoma General and now works as a nurse practitioner in a private practice.

March 19, 2021

Building a virtual gathering space

A year ago at this time, none of us would have imagined the role that technology and virtual environments would play in our lives and especially in our learning environments. 

December 30, 2020

The Monstrous

Some monsters hide under beds or in sewer drains. Most, however, live inside us. Ingrid Walker and Dustin Annis talk about the role of the monstrous imagination in culture and politics.

October 30, 2020