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Central Washington artist Tarra Hall-Ward
Mar. 27, 2023

CWU fine arts alumna’s chemistry-inspired work on display at Clymer Art Museum

A CWU alumna’s science-inspired artistic journey was recently featured in the Ellensburg Daily Record...

A sample piece from artist Rob Rhee's art exhibit
Mar. 27, 2023

‘Roote Wordes’ art exhibit opens April 6 at Sarah Spurgeon Gallery

The Sarah Spurgeon Gallery at Central Washington University will be hosting an exhibition of new work by artist Rob...

CWU Theatre Arts student Genavive Anderson
Mar. 24, 2023

CWU Theatre Arts students shine at annual festival

Central Washington University Theatre Arts student Genavive Anderson took center stage at last month’s...

CWU Theatre Arts senior lecturer Jerry Dougherty
Mar. 24, 2023

CWU Theatre Arts lecturer joins exclusive company with Gold Medallion Award

A Central Washington University Theatre Arts faculty member stole the show at last month’s Kennedy Center...

Jared McFarlin plays piano at Madras High School
Mar. 21, 2023

CWU Music Education graduate brings commitment, time, and care to students in Oregon

Central Washington University Music Education graduate Jared McFarlin spent his childhood fascinated by music. Now, he...

CWU Interim Dean of CAH, Dr. Jason Knirck
Mar. 13, 2023

Interim Dean of CAH publishes new book on the Irish Free State

CWU’s Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH) Dr. Jason Knirck proudly announced last month that...

The CWU Wind Ensemble performs under the direction of Dr. T. Andre Feagin.
Mar. 10, 2023

CWU Wind Ensemble earns ‘crowning achievement’ with selection to WASBE International Conference

The Central Washington University Wind Ensemble has built a stellar reputation over the years among its peers across...

"Imaginary Seas" by CWU art student Katherine Mo.
Mar. 2, 2023

'Digital Dependence' art exhibit explores collision of artificial and real

What happens when the digital world becomes more comforting than the real world? In Digital Dependence, CWU student...

CWU Associate Professor of English Maya Jewell Zeller
Mar. 2, 2023

CWU English professor takes home New American Poetry Prize

A Central Washington University professor’s poetry has earned some well-deserved recognition on the national...

CWU student Jenessa Hill
Feb. 27, 2023

CWU art student's work featured on television

Central Washington University student Jenessa Hill is working to help change the way society views plus-size women...

Graphic for museum exhibit
Feb. 24, 2023

CWU Museum of Culture & Environment event to highlight Dr. Carnell’s research

The CWU Museum of Culture and Environment (MCE) will kick off its newest exhibit Tuesday, February 28, with a reception...

Graphic with Taylor Brorby event details
Feb. 22, 2023

Author, environmentalist Taylor Brorby to visit CWU March 6

Some people wonder what kind of impact creative writing could have on a real-world issue. Author and environmentalist...