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

Dr. Haluk Demirkan receives UW Tacoma’s 2021 Distinguished Research Award!

Dr. Haluk Demirkan, Professor & Assistant Dean for Analytics Innovations, is the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Research Award at UW Tacoma. Dr. Demirkan has an extensive publication record, with research focusing on data analysis, artificial intelligence, and technology innovation for business analytics.

May 21, 2021

Dr. Margo Bergman receives 2021 Community Engagement Award

Dr. Margo Bergman is the recipient of the 2021 Community Engagement Award in Institutional and Systems Analytics. Dr. Bergman has played a central role in facilitating co-learning opportunities for students and regional partners.

May 21, 2021

At the Helm

UW Tacoma senior Aidan Helt left behind a difficult childhood by joining the Merchant Marines, a journey that took her from her old home to a new one.

April 30, 2021

Meet Altaf Merchant

Dean Altaf Merchant sees the Milgard School as a catalyst for entrepreneurship and social responsibility in the South Sound region.

March 11, 2021

Altaf Merchant Named Dean

Dr. Altaf Merchant has been named the new Gary E. and James A. Milgard Endowed Dean of the Milgard School of Business.

March 1, 2021