Exit133 is about Tacoma
This year the University of Washington Tacoma celebrates its 25th anniversary. 25 years ago the doors opened to the first (tiny) class of UWT students, and set in motion big changes for downtown Tacoma.
25 years later the University has graduated thousands of students, renovated almost all of its historic buildings, and built a few new ones. Its plans for continued expansion of both the student body and the activated spaces within the campus footprint over the next 25 years are no less ambitious.
The News Tribune recently published a list of 25 things to know about UW Tacoma. There are a lot of interesting facts in there, particularly some details about the history of how the university came to be. Maybe even more interesting are the possibilities for the university to leverage its research and community partnerships to continue to lift Tacoma and the surrounding region for decades to come.Read more at The News Tribune