UW Tacoma economists Katie Baird and Will McGuire, along with political scientist Sarah Hampson, found that expanding the number of ballot drop boxes in King County led to increases in voting rates.
UW Tacoma in the News
Tacoma-based CHI Franciscan has signed an agreement with UW Tacoma to expand availability of the university's student health services to six prompt care facilities, including at St. Joseph Medical Center.
A story on the revival of buddy programs for HIV-positive men cites a groundbreaking study on older adults with HIV by Charles Emlet, professor of social work at UW Tacoma.
Local pundit and politco Ken Miller calls for more PhD degrees to be awarded in Tacoma, with the goal of becoming "Silicon Bay."
A profile of FabLab, a commercial maker space located on the UW Tacoma campus, describes the value to the city (and to UW Tacoma students) of having such a facility at hand.
A story about a student from UW in Seattle who studies microplastics quotes UW Tacoma Lecturer Julie Masura.
Cable TV's C-SPAN spent a week filming in Tacoma, including interviews with economist Katie Baird and Marian Harris from Social Work & Criminal Justice.
Also keynoting at the 2017 Chengdu event was UW Tacoma Chancellor Mark A. Pagano.
Founder and former CEO of Columbia Bank William W. Philip, who received UW Tacoma's first honorary doctoral degree at its 2017 commencement ceremonies, "is credited with contributing its first gift and with bringing UWT to its 46-acre downtown location..."
An obituary for Dawn Lucien, who led efforts "to establish the University of Washington Tacoma. ... 'She is our champion. She's our inspirational leader and truly our godmother,' " said UW Regent Herb Simon.