CWU News


Artwork by CWU senior artist Cyann Lillevold
May. 18, 2023

CWU senior artist asks, 'What is wrong with these lights?'

CWU Bachelor of Fine Arts student Cyann Lillevold will be displaying her senior exhibition, Night Lights, next week in...

People walk past Shaw-Smyser Hall on the CWU campus
May. 15, 2023

Economic Outlook Conference scheduled for May 23 on CWU campus

Central Washington University is eagerly anticipating the return of our annual Economic Outlook Conference (EOC) on...

SOURCE 2023 poster
May. 15, 2023

Annual SOURCE conference kicks off Wednesday across campus

The 2023 Symposium of University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) is taking place at Central Washington...

Cover of a winning edition of PULSE magazine
May. 14, 2023

PULSE Magazine, The Observer take home SPJ regional awards

Central Washington University’s student journalists rose to the top of Region 10 again this year in the Society...

May. 12, 2023

You’re invited! First of three CWU Safe open forums is Tuesday

Join the CWU Safe Work Group this month for interactive town halls on the findings and recommendations related to a...

'Overlooked,' a 2022 collage by CWU artist Sandra Rivera
May. 11, 2023

CWU senior artist creates collages as tribute to the environment

A massive accumulation of trash appears to be endless, as CWU Bachelor of Fine Arts candidate Sandra Rivera expresses...

May. 11, 2023

CWU Trustees to Meet in Ellensburg on May 18-19, 2023

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting May 18-19, 2023, in Ellensburg. The...

CWU hosted a Black history and Culture musical celebration on May 1.
May. 11, 2023

Black History and Culture musical event at CWU celebrates ‘bedrock of American music’

Assistant Professor of Saxophone Dr. Kendra Wheeler and her students helped coordinate Central Washington University...

The Wildcat Farm on the CWU campus
May. 9, 2023

New Wildcat Farm manager brings wealth of experience to campus

The CWU Wildcat Farm welcomed a new manager this spring, and the Auxiliary Enterprises team looks forward to tapping...

Former CWU basketball coach Dean Nicholson and two former players
May. 8, 2023

CWU Hall of Fame basketball coach Dean Nicholson featured

Legendary Central Washington University basketball coach Dean Nicholson was featured in a Yakima Herald-Republic...

Into the Woods graphic
May. 8, 2023

Central Theatre Ensemble to present 'Into the Woods' beginning this Friday

The Central Theatre Ensemble will be presenting its spring 2023 musical, Into the Woods, beginning Friday, May 12, at 7...

State Department of Health logo
May. 7, 2023

CWU to host statewide One Health Conference on August 16

Mark your calendars for August 16, when Central Washington University will be hosting the 2023 One Health Conference....

'Web of Misogyny,' Cyanotype on filter paper, thread, metal, by Emily Jones.
May. 4, 2023

CWU senior artist uses bread tags to explore her identity as a woman

How can a bread tag mean anything other than being an item that keeps bread fresh? As part of Emily Jones’...

Reporter Eric Rosane gives a presentation on journalism to CWU students.
May. 3, 2023

CWU digital journalism alum wins open government reporting award

Beyond keeping the public up to date on what is happening in their communities, journalists also play a crucial role in...

Promotional poster for 'Ginsberg's Karma'
May. 3, 2023

Special presentation of ‘Ginsberg’s Karma’ film scheduled for May 9

CWU students, staff, and faculty are invited to attend a special screening of the counterculture film ...

CWU Sarah Spurgeon Gallery
May. 2, 2023

Juried Undergraduate Student Art + Design Exhibit opens May 11 at CWU

Beginning next week, the CWU Sarah Spurgeon Gallery will be hosting the Department of Art + Design’s 2023 Juried...