A national ranking that spotlights colleges that "help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices" has listed UW Tacoma the number one "best bang for the buck in the West."
Sayana Saithu, a graduate student in UW Tacoma's Institute of Technology, has won the first round of the Present Around the World contest. Next stop, Orlando.
Sophie Nop, '16, will investigate ways to get Cambodian students involved in STEM.
The UW Latino Health Center held the second annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event in May. Three UW Tacoma faculty members were recognized: Paulo Barreto and Anderson Nascimento of the Institute of Technology, and Anaid Yerena of Urban Studies.
One of 17 siblings, and the seventh to get a college degree, Asha Isaac is one of the Husky 100 and now has a job at Costco's Issaquah headquarters.
Teams of faculty and students from the Institute of Technology working with area entrepreneurs will receive funds to help move their innovations into the commercial sphere.
Fifteen teams will compete for more than $50,000 in prizes in the inaugural VIBE Business Plan Competition.
The award honors students from all three UW campuses who have "made the most of their UW experience."
Dr. Katti, who has served the Institute as its interim leader since 2015, will become the inaugural dean beginning July 1, 2017.