CWU News


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...

A CWU student uses American Sign Language
Apr. 18, 2023

CWU educator discusses challenges facing deaf and sign language studies in Washington

CWU’s Deaf and Sign Language Studies coordinator Taralynn Petrites is working to remedy the shortage of deaf...

Andy Parks receives the Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award on Saturday, April 15, 2023.
Apr. 16, 2023

CWU professor presented with national award for diversity leadership

Central Washington University’s Kuolt Distinguished Professor of Business Andy Parks received one of the most...

A worker installs a solar panel at the CWU Health Sciences building
Apr. 14, 2023

CWU to launch Climate Change Action Plan with Wednesday event

The campus community is invited to attend CWU’s Climate Change Action Plan Kickoff event at 3 p.m. Wednesday,...

CWU Trustee Jeff Charbonneau
Apr. 13, 2023

CWU Trustee discusses the importance of offering early college credits

Central Washington University Board of Trustees member and alumnus Jeff Charbonneau wrote an editorial for the Tri-City...

CWU Biological Sciences student Kyle Sease
Apr. 13, 2023

CWU Biological Sciences graduate student earns praise for research findings

A Central Washington University Biological Sciences graduate student and his colleagues are being hailed for their cell...

CWU Wine Studies Professor Kristine Miller and students at a wine tasting event
Apr. 10, 2023

First of two CWU Wine Studies events scheduled Wednesday in Yakima

The Central Washington University Wine Studies department is hosting two special events this spring, and the entire...

A poster for the film Ithaka
Apr. 7, 2023

CWU To Host Julian Assange’s Father and Brother for Film Screening and Q&A

Central Washington University will host the father and brother of internationally renowned activist and WikiLeaks...

Apr. 6, 2023

From the President: Update on Values and Strategic Plan

Dear Colleagues, Thank you for your patience as the Vision/Mission Steering Committee reviewed the extensive feedback...

Apr. 6, 2023

Becoming a Branded House: Spring 2023 University Update

Dear CWU Community, Public Affairs has been very busy engaging the university community in the initial launch and...

A photo of Jazmin Torres Vela
Apr. 6, 2023

CWU Student Awarded Gilman-McCain Scholarship to Study Abroad

Jazmin Torres Vela has become the first CWU student to be awarded a prestigious John S. McCain International...

Welcome to Hanford sign
Apr. 6, 2023

CWU Museum to Host Panel about Hanford site on April 13

What is it like to live in the shadow of Hanford Nuclear Reservation, one of the most radioactive places on the...