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Politics and Civics

Graphic displaying communication between police personnel and a civilian
Jan. 11, 2022

CWU Will Be First to Host Seattle Police Department Discussion, 'Reimagining Policing'

A community town hall with five Seattle police officers called "Reimagining Policing" will be held Thursday...

CWU Police Services' new Tesla patrol car
Dec. 22, 2021

CWU Police Expect Tesla Patrol Car to Save on Fuel, Maintenance, and Emissions

The Central Washington University Police Department is helping the institution meet its sustainability goals by adding...

Corner of Alder Street and 14th Avenue in Ellensburg.
Nov. 17, 2021

Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail Agreement Bolsters CWU, City of Ellensburg Partnership

A 21-year joint initiative to expand the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail through Kittitas County continued this...

Central's first female student body president Shirley (Dickson) Kern.
Oct. 27, 2021

First Female Student Body President at Central Leaves Legacy of Kindness, Community Service

The Ellensburg community lost one of its most beloved public servants earlier this month when Shirley (Dickson) Kern...

Sep. 27, 2021

CWU Top of Class for Diverse Organizational Impact and Transformation

Central Washington University is showcased in the September edition of Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine as...

Aug. 26, 2021

COVID-19 Planning Committee, Task Force Have Made Significant Progress

Good morning, This communication is a follow-up to President Wohlpart’s August 24 email announcing the...

Aug. 24, 2021

Message from the President: Changes to CWU's COVID Safety Strategies

Dear Wildcat Community, Over the last eighteen months, we have worked together to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19...

Aug. 12, 2021

CWU Research Partnership with State Department of Transportation Producing Results

Highway improvements along Snoqualmie Pass have been taking place continuously since 2008, and Central Washington...

Aug. 5, 2021

CWU Professor Publishes Article on Police Homicide in Journal of Trauma and Acute Care

Systemic discrimination toward people of color in policing and a lack of oversight on police can have a detrimental...

Portrait of 2021 CWU student trustee Paige Hall.
Jul. 19, 2021

Governor Inslee Appoints Paige Hall as New CWU Student Trustee

Governor Jay Inslee has named Paige Hall as the student trustee at Central Washington University for the 2021-22...

Jun. 21, 2021

CWU Board of Trustees Hold Special Meeting

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees (BOT) will hold a special meeting virtually on Thursday, June 24...

The “Art of Global Protest” series at Central Washington University will conclude this week with a virtual event focused on the protest movement in Myanmar
Jun. 1, 2021

'Art of Global Protest' Zoom Series Continues Thursday at 8 p.m.

The “Art of Global Protest” series at Central Washington University will conclude this week with a ...