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  • 3/24/17 10:04 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University has named Margaret Pabst Battin as its 2017 Ruth Garvey Cochener Fink Visiting Professor in Leadership. Each year, the visiting professor speaks to classes at Washburn and gives a formal lecture. Battin’s lecture, “Suicide: That One Truly Serious Philosophical Problem,” will discuss the ethics of suicide and controversies over the role a person may have in ending their own life.     Battin’s lecture will be March 28 at 3:30more...
  • 3/23/17 11:11 am CDT
         Exploring work turns into fun for kids attending Washburn Tech’s Summer Camp. Registration is now open for two sessions, scheduled in June, that are designed to excite and inspire young minds as they explore their interests and even consider future career choices.     Campers choose from a dozen career explorations in the areas of construction, health care, human services, technology and transportation. One day, campers might design colors of a vehicle andmore...
  • 3/23/17 11:05 am CDT
    Ernest Withers - Sanitation Workers
         In September 1955, shortly after fourteen-year-old Emmett Till was murdered by white supremacists in Mississippi, his grieving mother, Mamie Till Bradley, distributed to newspapers and magazines a gruesome black-and-white photograph of his mutilated corpse. The mainstream media rejected the photograph as inappropriate for publication, but Bradley was able to turn to African-American periodicals for support. Asked why she would do this, Bradley explained that by witnessing,more...
  • 3/22/17 2:51 pm CDT
         Prospective students can see education in action at the Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) Spring Open House from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7, at 5724 SW Huntoon St. The come-and-go event is an opportunity for prospective students, friends and family to learn about training opportunities that can lead to career opportunities.     “Our Open House offers a unique opportunity to prospective students, allowingmore...
  • 3/22/17 2:49 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. -  The Washburn University debate team scored victories over 63 other nationally-ranked, parliamentary-style debate teams to bring home top honors from the 17th annual National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE). Colorado State University – Pueblo hosted the event March 19 -21.     Washburn seniors Kaitlyn Bull and Ryan Kelly were named the number one team at the tournament, defeating a team from the University ofmore...

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