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2017 Washington Monthly college ranking badge

We're Number One: "Best Bang for the Buck in the West"

September 6, 2017

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."

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In Good Company

August 14, 2017

UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Kathleen Shannon Dorcy has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).

Image of white pills being poured out of a prescription bottle.

WATCH: Opioid Crisis

April 19, 2017

It's a problem that medical experts say has grown to epidemic proportions across the country...opioid addiction.

UW Tacoma Nursing & Healthcare Leadership student Van Hyunh

Van Huynh: The Kindness of a Smile

March 30, 2017

An experience with a surly nurse was a turning point for Nursing student Van Huynh, setting her on the way to becoming a leader in health care.

David Reyes

A Community of Researchers

February 28, 2017

Assistant Professor David Reyes is working with community members to address food access and insecurity in South Tacoma.

Sharon Laing

An App a Day

January 20, 2017

Assistant Professor Sharon Laing wants to use apps to connect low-income patients to health care.

David Reyes, Nursing & Healthcare Leadership

David Reyes

September 14, 2016

First-generation students, who don't have a family history of higher education, are a group that make UW Tacoma a very special place. Read their stories as they tell, in their own words, about the challenges they overcame on their path to success.

Corrie Matlock-Hightower, UW Tacoma Nursing & Healthcare Leadership

Nursing faculty assess Lakewood needs

August 16, 2016

Nursing & Healthcare Leadership’s Corrie Matlock-Hightower coordinated an assessment of health needs in Lakewood to provide input into the operation of Lakewood’s new Living Access Support Alliance (LASA) Client Services Center. The center will offer a laundry and shower program and other services as guided by the assessment.

UW Tacoma 25th Annual Commencement

Celebrate the Class of 2016

June 1, 2016

Read the stories behind the people receiving some of the 1,800 degrees at UW Tacoma's 26th annual commencement ceremony.

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