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Effort seeks shoes for African children | Daily Record

Central Washington University’s Unheard Voices program will host a free concert 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at D&M Coffee, 301 N. …

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CWU celebrates free speech – Daily Record: News

Kim Wyman and Glenn Greenwald

Central Washington University is planning a week-long First Amendment Festival and College Civics Week starting Monday — including speakers, a…

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Central Washington University: Its reach goes far beyond Ellensburg | Yakima Herald Republic

Ellensburg’s residents and visitors often note the typical windy weather that defines the area. Even people passing by the town can spot the wind turbines that dot the landscape.

In the heart of this windy locale lies Central Washington University, where a different kind of energy radiates inside the blend of historical structures and state-of-the-art facilities that make up the university’s campus.

CWU, with about 1,300 employees, is by far the largest employer in Kittitas County, despite the loss of about 100 jobs in the past three years. (READ MORE…)

CWU alum named national Teacher of the Year | Seattle Times

An Eastern Washington science teacher today was named the 63rd National Teacher of the Year.

Jeff Charbonneau, from Zillah High in the Yakima Valley, is the first winner from Washington state since 2007, and he will spend a year traveling as an ambassador for the teaching profession.

Charbonneau said today that it took until about his third or fourth conversation about the honor for the news to sink in.  ”“You just keep thinking in the back of your mind, – ‘Did I hear them right?’’”“

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CWU Rugby Invited to Join Varsity Cup | Rugbymag.com

Provo, Utah—The Varsity Cup announced today that Central Washington University (CWU) has been selected to participate in the 2013 Varsity Cup National Collegiate Rugby Championship.

CWU comes into the Varsity Cup after the forced departure of the University of Utah following a recent administrative suspension of the Utah rugby program. (READ MORE…)

CWU actress honored at drama festival – Daily Record: News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Central Washington University student Katelyn Schiller was recognized for distinguished achievement and nominated in the ou…

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3 NW universities teaching teachers about tsunamis | The Seattle Times

Three Northwest universities share a $625,000 National Science Foundation grant to train educators from Washington and Oregon coastal communities about earthquake and tsunami dangers.

Three Northwest universities share a $625,000 National Science Foundation grant to train educators from Washington and Oregon coastal communities about earthquake and tsunami dangers.

Oregon State University receives $315,000 as the lead institution, with $194,000 going to Central Washington University and $116,000 to the University of Portland. (READ MORE…)