Losing HOPE

There is a new economics of college in America. In the past, students and families who worked hard stood a real chance of attaining a college degree, a ticket to the good life. But then the world shifted. Today, the promise of a college degree in exchange for hard work and dedication no longer holds Read More…

UWT Easter Eggs

Spring is here and you know what that means… Easter is on the horizon! And while you may not believe in the fabled Easter Bunny, you should believe in your trusty pal – the Academic Innovations Department! Today we are letting you in on a few hidden tips – or Easter Eggs (“wink wink”) – Read More…

How to Persevere

With finals week over, many students will be wondering why they put themselves through it every quarter. Why not extend spring break indefinitely? Is it still worth it? We’re here to tell you it is! If you are reading this, it’s fairly likely that you are attending college in order to achieve some kind of Read More…

Become a Survey Extraordinaire

The Academic Innovations blog is up and running – just in time for the University of Washington-Tacoma’s exciting acquisition of Qualtrics! Why should you be interested in this now free software? Well lets dive in and find out: What is Qualtrics? Despite it’s Sci Fi esque name, Qualtrics is fundamentally a surveying platform. “What’s so exciting about Read More…