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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."

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.

Photo courtesy Operation Warm.

Warm Hearts Bring Warm Coats

February 17, 2017

A national non-profit, Operation Warm, recently got to see the power of an urban-serving university in action.

Morning sky with Tacoma Union Station

Are We a Welcoming Region?

February 14, 2017

The 2017 Urban Studies Forum will examine the role of immigrant labor in the regional economy.

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