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Anne E. Egger, CWU professor and American Association for the Advancement of Science lifetime fellow
Jan. 26, 2022

CWU Geology Professor Honored as Lifetime Fellow for National Science Association

Central Washington University Professor Anne E. Egger has been elected as a lifetime fellow with the American...

Antarctic drilling project overview
Jan. 18, 2022

CWU Researcher Plays Significant Role in International Global Warming Research Project

Central Washington University is one of seven U.S. institutions selected to participate in an international global...

The Lydig Planetarium in CWU's Discovery Hall.
Dec. 1, 2021

CWU Hosts Virtual Launch Party for New NASA Telescope on Saturday

NASA will unveil its new James Webb Space Telescope during a special Central Washington University launch party on...

Student harvests produce at Wildcat Neighborhood Farm
Nov. 22, 2021

New Issue of Crimson & Black Magazine Explores Importance of Sustainability

From erecting greener buildings to establishing the Wildcat Neighborhood Farm, Central Washington University has made...

Pictured l-r: Wendell Jopson, Lindsey Smith, Eli Washburn  Makinzie Packwood (not pictured: Felicia Johnson)
Nov. 22, 2021

CWU Business Students Winningest in Boeing Competition History

A team of students representing Central Washington University took home the grand prize at this year’s Boeing...

Sep. 28, 2021

Do Not Miss Emergency Notifications, Update Your Info Now

The CWU Alert! system notifies students, staff, and faculty of emergencies that impact the operation of the Ellensburg...

Sep. 27, 2021

CWU To Host Presentation on Artificial Intelligence in Everyday Life

Software Developer and Data Journalist Meredith Broussard will be presenting the keynote address during a lecture...

Sep. 23, 2021

CWU Professor Develops New Data Analysis Technology for U.S. Government

People live in a three-dimensional world, but the data that pertains to us nowadays often extends beyond three...

Nasa space shuttle
Sep. 21, 2021

NASA Awards $8.5M to CWU to Build STEM Interest in Underrepresented Communities

Central Washington University received some out-of-this-world news this month when NASA announced that it...

Aug. 26, 2021

City of Ellensburg Launches Broadband Needs Survey

The City of Ellensburg has launched a survey to understand the broadband needs of our community. You have been...

CWU professor Greg Lyman stands in front of sensors.
Aug. 18, 2021

Ellensburg Makes CWU Wind Research a Breeze

Cursed by some, Ellensburg’s stiff winds are a blessing to Greg Lyman, associate professor of Electronics...

Student using a computer in computer lab.
Aug. 12, 2021

CWU-Des Moines Partners with Highline College to Launch Computer Science Program

Capitalizing on the long-standing partnership between Central Washington University and Highline College, CWU-Des...