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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.

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Planning for the Future

December 6, 2017

Assistant Professor Anaid Yerena's work on affordable housing comes at a time of rapid economic growth in Tacoma and the region.

#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.

New Degrees Serve High-Demand Fields

September 28, 2017

Over the next academic year, UW Tacoma is launching three new degree programs that will fuel career goals in urban design, electrical engineering and business analytics.

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."

UW Tacoma Urban Studies Assistant Professor Britta Ricker

There's a Map for That

July 7, 2017

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Britta Ricker has teamed with the Tacoma Fire Department to create a disaster/fire preparedness app.

Adriana Meraz-Gonzalez standing out the Dougan building on UW Tacoma campus.

Raising the Bar

June 30, 2017

Scholarships have helped Adriana Meraz-Gonzalez pursue her dream of becoming a police officer.

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