Five finalists named in search for new UWT chancellor

By Michael Wark

October 14, 2004


Five finalists in the running to serve as UW Tacoma chancellor


 Five finalists have now been selected from a field of nearly 90 applicants for the chancellorship of the University of Washington, Tacoma.

UWT scholar speaks out in ‘State of Black America’

By Michael Wark

July 24, 2003

When the National Urban League released its report on the “State of Black America” July 23, it included the voice of Carolyn West, associate professor of psychology at UW Tacoma, a scholar who is rapidly gaining prominence for her pioneering work studying African American families.

UW Tacoma to destroy building, preserve heritage

By Michael Wark

July 10, 2003

The UW, Tacoma has announced plans to pull down what remains of the historic Japanese Language School building and hopes the news of this decision will generate ideas for how best to preserve the heritage of the school, which with Tacoma’s Japan Town became a casualty of World War II.

Historic Japanese Language School building could be leveled in late fall

By Michael Wark

July 1, 2003

The University of Washington, Tacoma has announced plans to pull down what remains of the historic Japanese Language School building and hopes the news of this decision will generate ideas for how best to preserve the heritage of the school, which with Tacoma’s Japan Town became a casualty of World War II.

Major gift by Milgard family names business school at UW Tacoma

By Michael Wark

June 13, 2003

The University of Washington, Tacoma has announced a gift of $15 million from the Milgard family of Tacoma, founders of Milgard Manufacturing, to fund expansion of its Business Administration program, which now offers both baccalaureate and master’s degrees.

UW Tacoma prof creates aquarium exhibit

By Michael Wark

May 30, 2002

If you can create an aquarium exhibit that fascinates and entertains kids and their parents with green crabs, tiny zebra mussels and the cute Chinese mitten crab, along with vibrant graphics and stories that warn of alien invaders, then education sneaks into a fun adventure.