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Without a Safety Net

UW Tacoma Professor Carolyn West has spent her storied career asking hard questions and exploring difficult subjects.

May 6, 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

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

Nataly Herrman: The Sky's the Limit

She went through a “hundred million” different options along the way and it often felt unattainable, but Nataly Herrman, ’20 B.A. Psychology, kept pursuing college.

September 17, 2020

A Giant Leap

Every student's journey to a degree is unique, and the great leap they take into the world beyond. Read about four 2020 grads: from psychology to cybersecurity to space!

September 16, 2020

Jessy Wolff: By Design

Jessy Wolff, '20, left the corporate world to start her own business and earn a college degree.

September 3, 2020

Brooke Carlaw: Eyes Opened Wide

Brooke Carlaw, the UW Tacoma 2020 President's Medalist, had her eyes opened to the racial bias in our justice system's approach to eyewitness misidentification by Dr. Stephen Ross.

June 12, 2020