“Hermosos Huesos,” a collection of 13 mixed-media “calaveras”
(skeletons) created by mixed-media artist Wayne Hilton, debuts on
Friday, October 31 at the Mulvane Art Museum. The exhibit will be part
of the museum’s annual celebration of the Dia de los Muertos, a holiday
rapidly gaining popularity in the United States. There will be an artist
reception for Hilton from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 31 at the
Mulvane Art Museummore...
Eight Washburn University alumni will be honored as Fellows during a
luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14 at the Bradbury Thompson Alumni
Center. Sponsored by the Washburn University deans and the Alumni
Association, the Fellows program recognizes alumni who have
distinguished themselves in their careers.
The cost is $15 for members of the Alumni Association and $18 for
non-members. Register for the event online at givetowashburn.org/more...
Washburn University’s President Jerry Farley will show his personal
commitment to help keep women and men safe from sexual assault by
signing the “It’s On Us” pledge at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 on the
main floor, Memorial Union, Washburn campus.
The pledge Farley will sign can located at Itsonus.org/#pledge.
By signing the pledge, Farley is promising to not be a bystander to the
problem, but to be part of the solution. Farley hopesmore...
Officials from Washburn University will sign the final beam required for
the construction of Welcome Center at Morgan Hall at 11 a.m. Wednesday,
Oct. 29 on the north side of the Morgan Hall on the Washburn campus.
The beam, 16’10” long and weighs 323 lbs., will be mounted the week of
Nov. 3. A topping out signing is an opportunity for the Washburn campus
community and the construction team to celebrate an important milestone
Animal Planet host and leading conservationist Jeff Corwin will share
why he has worked for the conservation of endangered species and
ecosystems around the globe at the Washburn Lecture Series at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 29 in White Concert Hall, Garvey Fine Arts Center,
Washburn University campus. Washburn students get in free with their
Washburn ID and a suggested donation of five non-perishable food items
or $2. The event also is open to themore...