Welcome to Paw'd Defiance, where we don't lecture but we do educate. This podcast comes to you from the University of Washington Tacoma. Our show is about more than campus. During each episode we'll highlight a different person, program, area of research or educational topic that is relevant not only to the university but also to the Greater Tacoma community and beyond.
A discussion about the once thriving Japanese community that lived in Tacoma prior to the onset of World War II.
Racism, Medicine and the COVID-19 Vaccine
A discussion about the history of racism in medicine and how that impacts the current effort to vaccinate members of Black and Brown communities against COVID-19.
2020: The Course
2020: The Course allowed students to analyze and discuss the year in real-time.
The Longest Year: Part II
Members of the UW Tacoma community reflect on 2020.
The Longest Year: Part I
TeyAnjulee Leon reflects on 2020, her struggles with anxiety and depression as well as her experience as a Black woman and mother of two small children.
Yoga, Meditation and Representation
UW Tacoma alumna Hien Hong talks about the lack of diversity in the wellness community.
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Makes me feel connected to HOME
I really value and appreciate this podcast cause the UWT stories they reveal whole new perspectives about what’s going on right here in Pierce County and Greater Tacoma—especially with our incredible students!
Educational, brief, and stimulating!
Love this educational, local podcast and the amazing host! She really knows what she’s doing.
I can’t stop listening!