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A view out of a window in the new health sciences building
May. 2, 2022

With Grand Opening of New Health Sciences Building, CWU Completes $300 Million Science Neighborhood

From its spacious exercise science laboratory to its shining food science test kitchen, Central Washington University...

Cutting of the ribbon at CWU Health Sciences
Apr. 29, 2022

CWU Opens State-of-the-Art Health Sciences Facility, Caps $300 million ‘Science Neighborhood’ 

Central Washington University celebrated a milestone today with the official unveiling of its Health Sciences Building...

Ethan Bergman climbs third floor stairs in the Health Sciences Building
Apr. 28, 2022

Long-term Investment: New Health Sciences Building Part of Science Neighborhood

The grand opening of the Central Washington University Health Sciences Building will mark the completion of not just...

Students pose with the car they developed software for
Apr. 1, 2022

CWU Computer Science Students Develop App for Ford Motor Company

Five Central Washington University computer science students were presented with a monumental task—create a...

CWU alum Josh Soltan in his Blue Angels uniform
Feb. 25, 2022

CWU Aviation Alumnus Preparing to Fly with Blue Angels This Spring

Central Washington University Aviation alumnus Josh Soltan has been honing his piloting skills for more than a decade...

CWU Geology students work with Professor Anne Egger
Feb. 23, 2022

CWU, Big Bend CC Awarded $50,000 to Help Attract More Low-Income STEM Transfer Students

A team of faculty and staff from Central Washington University and Big Bend Community College has been awarded a $50...

Author Sarah Jaquette Ray
Feb. 7, 2022

CWU to Continue Climate Anxiety Conversation Tuesday

Central Washington University will continue its conversation about ways the local community can respond to climate...

A 2020 wildfire in Yakima County.
Jan. 27, 2022

‘Field Guide to Climate Anxiety’ Author Will Speak to CWU Community in February

Members of the Central Washington University community and others interested in exploring how to remain optimistic in...

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...

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...