UW News

April 9, 2009

UWT prof transcends art world to bring the world into her art

Recently, someone asked Beverly Naidus why she gave up the glamour of the New York art world to teach socially engaged art to college students — on a university campus that doesn’t even have an art degree.

January 8, 2009

Skating for a reason: UWT student raising money for Boys & Girls Clubs

When Ben Warner was approached by a group of teenagers looking for a fight, he could have hopped on his longboard and skated off to safety.

July 24, 2008

UWT student is new regent

Jean-Paul Willynck, a senior Urban Studies student at the UW Tacoma, has been appointed to a one-year term as the UW student regent by Gov.

March 29, 2007

UW Tacoma hires new equity, diversity leader

UW Tacoma has named Sharon Parker as its new assistant chancellor for equity and diversity.

December 7, 2006

Library to honor professor for gift to children’s collection

For their 25th wedding anniversary, Douglas Louie surprised his wife, UW Tacoma Professor of Education Belinda Louie, with an elaborate, expensive gift she can’t wear, drive or even touch.

January 5, 2006

Sierra Club honors UW Tacoma

The urban campus and restored brick warehouses of UW Tacoma have earned recognition from the Sierra Club as one of the country’s best new development projects.

November 10, 2005

UWT prof to help design AIDS policy

Most people think of HIV/AIDS as a young person’s disease.

April 28, 2005

Ground broken for UWT housing, parking complex

UW Tacoma broke ground this week for Court 17, the new housing and parking complex to be developed through a public/private partnership.

April 21, 2005

New UW Tacoma chancellor eager for challenges

Patricia Spakes believes it’s her destiny to be at UW Tacoma.

March 31, 2005

UW Tacoma formalizes commitment to transfer students

With the state poised to allow the first freshmen at UW Tacoma in 2007, a new agreement promising transfer students nearly three-quarters of UWT’s undergraduate seats has been signed by UW President Mark Emmert and representatives from the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges and the Higher Education Coordinating Board.

March 3, 2005

Gary Locke to speak at UW Tacoma commencement

Former governor Gary Locke, the first Chinese-American governor in U.

November 4, 2004

Tacoma prof left New York seeking to raise consciousness

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Beverly Naidus created a series of digital paintings using images of Buddhas, boddhisattvas, pagan gods, goddesses, and yoga poses, breathing in a wide variety of landscapes and spaces