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Elementary school students visited CWU on May 19
May. 30, 2023

CWU event helps Yakima fourth-graders learn about STEM careers

The CWU College of the Sciences hosted hundreds of fourth-graders from Yakima on Friday, May 19, for Step Into STEM,...

Picture of the two teams from Mount Stewart Elementary heading to the World Championships
May. 1, 2023

CWU-Supported Elementary School Robotics Club Sends Two Teams to World Championship

A lot goes into making a robot perform its assigned tasks in an efficient, controllable way. Design, programming, and...

Nicolas Puentes cooking a sugar-based rocket fuel in a pan over a portable stove.
May. 1, 2023

CWU physics senior awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program is a highly exclusive funding...

CWU Biological Sciences student Kyle Sease
Apr. 13, 2023

CWU Biological Sciences graduate student earns praise for research findings

A Central Washington University Biological Sciences graduate student and his colleagues are being hailed for their cell...

CWU student Ethan Davis solves twisty puzzles while blindfolded
Feb. 28, 2023

Pair of CWU students struts stuff at Rubik’s Cube tournament

Two members of the Cubing Central Club both placed among the top three in at least one of their events at the...

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...

Fulbright Scholars Top Producing Institution logo
Feb. 13, 2023

CWU Recognized as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Top Producing Institution for 2022-23

Central Washington University added a shiny new honor to its résumé last week when it was named a Fulbright U.S....

Stock image of laptop sharing information
Dec. 15, 2022

Help Kittitas County improve broadband availability by completing online survey

Kittitas County residents who would like to see their internet speeds improve are asked to participate in a brief...

Dec. 12, 2022

New Grant Funding Helps CWU Geology Continue Its Legacy of Excellence

Central Washington University’s Department of Geological Sciences has a long-standing reputation of passion for...

Three Veterans Brew Day participants with a keg
Dec. 6, 2022

CWU Students Partner with Ellensburg Brewing to Create Veterans-Inspired Beer

Local beer aficionados are invited to drop by Ellensburg Brewing Co. this winter to sample a pint of Red, White and...

CWU STEM education students work on a project
Sep. 6, 2022

CWU Teach STEM Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Enrich Teachers

Central Washington University has received a $1.5 million, six-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF...

Dominic Klyve holds his two awards
Aug. 24, 2022

CWU Mathematics Professor Takes Home Two National Awards

Central Washington University Mathematics Professor Dominic Klyve has been honored with two high-profile national...