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Promotional graphic for "The Politics of Beauty"
Nov. 21, 2022

‘The Politics of Beauty’ Will be Screened November 30 in the SURC Theater

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, November 30, when Central Washington University will welcome the director of Stewart...

Iran protest for Mahsa Amini, fall 2022
Nov. 15, 2022

CWU to Host ‘Art of Global Protest: Iran 2022' Zoom Event on Friday

Central Washington University will host a live Zoom event on Friday, November 18, titled “Art of the Global...

CWU Visual Arts graduate and gallery attendant Victoria Philp.
Nov. 9, 2022

The Journey to Becoming a Public School Art Teacher

Have you heard that Central Washington University recently reintroduced the Visual Arts Education program? In the...

Graphic with text that reads "National Endowment For the Arts Big Read Managed by Arts Midwest"
Oct. 31, 2022

CWU Libraries Awarded NEA Big Read Grant to Fund Community Outreach

Stories and collective reading experiences bring communities together in a unique way, as recognized by a new grant...

"Inyeon (Fate) II," a piece by CWU faculty member Kyung Hee “Kate” Im
Oct. 27, 2022

CWU Department of Art + Design Faculty Exhibit Opens November 3

The CWU Sarah Spurgeon Gallery will host the 2022 Department of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition beginning next week....

UW English Professor Michelle Liu
Oct. 13, 2022

Upcoming Zoom presentation: 'What Laughter Tells Us: Asian Americans, Comedy, and Belonging'

Laughter shapes the way we listen to each other, and it can be a signal of who belongs—and who doesn’t....

Museum director Hope Amason gives a tour of the exhibit
Sep. 28, 2022

CWU Museum of Culture and Environment Re-Opens Tooth + Tusk Exhibit

Stop by the CWU Museum of Culture and Environment this fall and sink your teeth into an informative, student-driven...

SOIL Artist Collective sample
Sep. 21, 2022

SOIL Artist Collective Exhibit Opens September 29

Beginning next week, the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery at CWU will host Tangents … i was thinking about the stars...

Bite of the Burg logo
Sep. 15, 2022

Local Businesses, Community Members Prepare for Bite of the Burg

The Ellensburg community is gearing up for the annual Bite of the ‘Burg street festival, which will take place...

Jul. 7, 2022

CWU Music Graduate Receives National Recognition

Central Washington University Music graduate Jacob Batchelder has been named as one of 13 winners of the 33rd annual...

Michelle Reyes received her CWU diploma Saturday, June 11
Jun. 11, 2022

Setting an Example: Michelle Reyes the First in Her Family to Graduate from College

Michelle Reyes is the first person in her family to graduate college, and she did so at Central Washington University...

Photo from a past Student Fashion Show
Jun. 1, 2022

CWU Student Fashion Show on Saturday to Highlight Industry-Quality Work

The Central Washington University Fashion Show Production class will hold its 26th annual fashion show, Reemergence, on...