CWU News


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...

The Suguro farm was located in the Midlakes area of Bellevue
May. 2, 2023

CWU museum event explores Asian, Asian American, Pacific islander experiences in the region

The role that Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities play in shaping Central Washington is an...

May. 2, 2023

You’re invited! CWU Safe open forums planned this month

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

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...

May. 1, 2023

From the President and ASCWU: Community Policing at CWU

Dear CWU Community,  Becoming a model learning community of equity and belonging means we come together to build...

'Asterism' by Sofia Romero
Apr. 28, 2023

Senior art exhibition: Where mankind and habitat intersect

Where are the lines between human, plant and animal? Central Washington University senior artist Sofia Romero explores...

CWU graduate Jeff Davis
Apr. 28, 2023

CWU graduate named director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife

A Central Washington University graduate has been named the new director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Jeff Davis,...

A group of CWU students attended the USHLI national conference in Chicago this winter.
Apr. 26, 2023

Hispanic leadership conference provides real-world perspective for CWU students

Every college student has at least one moment they can look back on as being pivotal in their professional development...

CWU students Luis Reyes, left, Litzy Figueroa, and Noel Trujillo-Garcia attend an event at the USHLI conference in February.
Apr. 26, 2023

CWU students past and present benefit from attending national leadership conference

One of the most valuable gifts a college graduate can give to their community is to return home with their degree and...

A photo of poet Ross Gay in a garden, wearing a shirt that reads "poetry is not a luxury".
Apr. 26, 2023

CWU to Host Award-Winning Poet Ross Gay for NEA Big Read Event Series

Over the next several weeks, the Ellensburg community will come together in exploration of Catalog of Unabashed...

A photo of the Student Medical Clinic on CWU Ellensburg's campus.
Apr. 25, 2023

CWU Secures $1 Million in Federal Funding for HVAC Upgrade at Student Medical Center

In the wake of a global pandemic, new focus has been placed on air filtration systems in medical settings to prevent...

Emergency response personnel in the EOC
Apr. 21, 2023

Second Central Response emergency training scheduled for Wednesday

If you work well under pressure and would like to help the university respond to emergency situations, you are...

The new spring exhibit at CWU is called 'Sustenance'
Apr. 20, 2023

Saturday event at CWU Museum pairs with new spring exhibit, ‘Sustenance’

Food brings people together. It also gives us strength and brings us comfort.  A new exhibit this spring at...

"Consequences of Our Own Actions," Archival Print of Scanned Mordancage, 40”x48”.
Apr. 20, 2023

CWU art student explores calculated chaos in senior exhibition, ‘Intangible’

Are you right- or left-brained? Do you lean more toward art or math? Some, like CWU Bachelor of Fine Arts student...

Photo of a CWU ROTC member holding a crimson and black Wildcat Battalion flag
Apr. 19, 2023

CWU Army ROTC to Host Nighttime Norwegian Foot March Next Friday

More than 200 soldiers will compete in the third annual Central Washington University Army ROTC-sanctioned Norwegian...