CWU News


CWU students help clean up Ringer South in the Yakima River Canyon
May. 25, 2023

Dozens of CWU students clean up Yakima Canyon campsites on Earth Day

By Suzanne Endsley, BLM public affairs specialist For more than 45 years, students from Central Washington...

CWU film studies graduate Mia Moore Marchant
May. 24, 2023

CWU film studies graduate seeks to make Aberdeen, Hoquiam ‘look really cool’

A Central Washington University film studies graduate was featured in the Aberdeen Daily World newspaper this week for...

Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship graphic
May. 22, 2023

New member of CWU coaching staff selected for Bill Walsh Fellowship

A member of the Central Washington University football coaching staff has accepted the Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching...

A compilation of photos of the 2023 Distinguished Faculty
May. 23, 2023

CWU Board of Trustees honors 2023 Distinguished Faculty recipients

Each year, the Central Washington University Board of Trustees recognizes outstanding CWU faculty members as...

May. 22, 2023

Final reminder: CWU Safe input needed by May 31

Join the CWU Safe Work Group this week and next for interactive town halls on the findings and recommendations related...

Wildcat statue in front of the SURC
May. 22, 2023

CWU seeks to build a strong future for Washington with state support

Central Washington University has received the green light from Washington state lawmakers to pursue some of its most...

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...