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Heidi Vladyka holds a wheelchair.

Social Mobility

January 3, 2018

A study abroad program changed Heidi Vladyka's life and the lives of people in Mexico who need access to sustainable mobility.

Students form a human "W"

The Best Stories of 2017

December 14, 2017

From river piracy to the kindness of a smile, stories convey the many ways people connect with UW Tacoma's urban-serving mission.

Dissected female coho salmon showing presence of eggs, confirming prespawn mortality.

Saving Salmon, Inspiring Scientists

December 8, 2017

While helping to stop alarming Puget Sound salmon die-offs, UW Tacoma researchers are introducing middle-schoolers to the excitement of field research.

Dog tag inscribed with "Love U Thank You" on 2017 Dia de los Muertos ofrenda.

Day of the Dead: Reflecting on the Living

November 28, 2017

A student-driven design for an ofrenda at the Tacoma Art Museum celebrated the life of Robert James Downey, Jr., a UW Tacoma student-veteran who died in January 2017.

#UWTGives November 28, 2017

Giving Tuesday and You

November 21, 2017

Your thoughtful gift on or before November 28 can make all the difference for students.

Group photo of new faculty at UW Tacoma in 2017

New Faculty at UW Tacoma in 2017-18

October 23, 2017

Heralding the start of the 2017-18 academic year, we present short biographies of 15 faculty members who have recently joined the UW Tacoma community.

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