CWU News


A photo of the Wildcat statue in front of the SURC
Oct. 6, 2022

New Website Project Announcement

Changes are coming to Central Washington University, and we hope you are as excited as we are. The Department of Public...

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Oct. 5, 2022

Fall Wildcat Preview Day to Welcome Prospective and Newly Admitted Students

Deciding which university to attend is a major undertaking, and one that often involves months of research. As a way of...

CWU students and the Wildcat statue outside the SURC
Oct. 4, 2022

From the President: VP SES Search Process and Committee

Dear Colleagues,  Student success is, and always has been, a priority here at Central Washington University. Our...

A photo of the wildcat neighborhood farm featuring sunflowers
Oct. 4, 2022

CWU Continues to Advance Sustainability Goals with Silver STARS Rating

As the conversation around environmentally friendly practices continues to evolve, many higher education institutions...

A photograph of Kathleen Kiefer in Bhutan, on a mountaintop surrounded by prayer flags.
Sep. 29, 2022

CWU Anthropology Alum Helps Share U.S. Passion for Baseball with People of Bhutan

Baseball is often referred to as America’s Pastime, but that doesn’t mean the fascination with the sport is...

Barge Hall at sunset
Sep. 29, 2022

From the President: State of the University and Phase II of Strategic Planning Process

Dear Colleagues, During last year’s State of the University address, I shared my goal of supporting Central...

Museum director Hope Amason gives a tour of the exhibit
Sep. 28, 2022

CWU Museum of Culture and Environment Re-Opens Tooth + Tusk Exhibit

Stop by the CWU Museum of Culture and Environment this fall and sink your teeth into an informative, student-driven...

SOIL Artist Collective sample
Sep. 21, 2022

SOIL Artist Collective Exhibit Opens September 29

Beginning next week, the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery at CWU will host Tangents … i was thinking about the stars...

New students stand with Wellington Wildcat on campus
Sep. 21, 2022

Thousands of Students Descend on CWU Campus as Fall Classes Begin

The CWU-Ellensburg campus and eight university centers and sites are open for business, with fall classes...

Bite of the Burg logo
Sep. 15, 2022

Local Businesses, Community Members Prepare for Bite of the Burg

The Ellensburg community is gearing up for the annual Bite of the ‘Burg street festival, which will take place...

CWU alumnus Doug Wood
Sep. 12, 2022

CWU Alumnus, Tommy Bahama CEO Featured in Forbes Magazine

One of the most distinguished business alumni from Central Washington University has been featured in Forbes magazine...

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Sep. 6, 2022

REMINDER: CWU Library to Close Thursday for Multi-Agency Training Exercise

The Central Washington University Office of Emergency Management will be hosting a multi-agency training exercise on...

CWU STEM education students work on a project
Sep. 6, 2022

CWU Teach STEM Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Enrich Teachers

Central Washington University has received a $1.5 million, six-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF),...

Public health professional
Sep. 5, 2022

CWU Partners With Edmonds College To Streamline Public Health Degree

Central Washington University has established an articulation agreement with Edmonds College designed to streamline the...

Photo of Leah Valverde
Aug. 29, 2022

CWU Human Resources Manager Earns Senior Certification

Central Washington University Human Resources Manager Leah Valverde has earned the Senior Certified Professional (SCP...

Dominic Klyve holds his two awards
Aug. 24, 2022

CWU Mathematics Professor Takes Home Two National Awards

Central Washington University Mathematics Professor Dominic Klyve has been honored with two high-profile national...