UW Tacoma joins with UW campuses in Seattle and Bothell to mark Juneteenth on June 19, 2021.
With her ice axe in hand, Madeline Zent is breaking new ground for the underrepresented in her field of computer science and on the slopes.
Michael Villalpando, a paramedic by training, has earned a degree in healthcare leadership as a stepping-stone to becoming a physician assistant.
UW Tacoma in the News
2021 Gift of Service Award recipient, Vincent Da, discusses what service and philanthropy means to him.
The 2021-2022 Health Sciences Schools Magnuson Scholars have been announced, and among them is Toa Zheng, 2014 UW Tacoma MN grad! Learn more by clicking the link.
The UW School of Nursing has been named a leading educator of nurses among public colleges/universities offering graduate programs by US News & World Report. The school was ranked #1 among public institutions with Doctor of Nursing Practice programs (#3 overall) and tied for #1 among public schools with master’s degree programs (tied for #6 overall). This latter ranking is specific to UW Bothell and UW Tacoma.
UW Tacoma urban ecologist Christopher Schell describes how human social inequities have impact on wildlife in urban areas.
Communications professor Riki Thompson describes the communities of those that practice polyamory. Her recent research examines how the pandemic has affected those relationships.
Carolyn West, UW Tacoma professor of psychology, has found that porn harbors "breathtaking racism," and cannot be exempt from larger discussions on racism in society.
UW Tacoma partnered on this innovative research report that draws on the experiences of more than 50 students who left college before completing their degree, information that will be studied to inform the future of college support systems.
Local pundit and technologist David Kirichenko calls on Tacoma leaders to enact policies encouraging the expansion of the cybersecurity sector. He cites the School of Engineering & Technology.
The pandemic has not stopped the mysterious group behind Tacoma's annual Monkeyshines, a citywide scavenger hunt for art glass orbs. The UW Tacoma campus, including the Prairie Line Trail, is recommended as an area to search.
Falling into Public History: My Writing about Japanese American and African American Community Stories
Writer Tamiko Nimura reflects on how she came to be a public historian, including through her interactions with Justin Wadland of the UW Tacoma Library and local historian and preservationist Michael Sullivan.
Felix Aráoz-Copley says, even after many trials and tribulations, he would not change a thing about his experience as a first-generation, immigrant, Latinx, queer student at UW Tacoma.
Max Raeburn’s experience as a student leader was transformative, even through the course of the pandemic.
This year’s Commencement student speaker, Davina Pasillas wants to encourage people to use their voices. She wants to inspire her siblings and her kids to shoot for the stars.
By the time he came to UW Tacoma to study urban design, Dennis Adjetey had a set of experiences that gave him the drive and the desire to do well.
Taylor Owens wants to use her criminal justice degree to address the ongoing tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Getting turned on to math led Abdalah Adan to electrical engineering. The pandemic was a challenge, but he is grateful for the relationships he has built with faculty and fellow students.