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  • 10/20/15 11:58 am CDT
    Washburn University 2015 Grand Homecoming candidates
    Editor’s note: Photos of the candidates are available upon request. TOPEKA, Kansas – Ten Washburn University students have been selected as candidates for 2015 Homecoming king and queen. After an all-student vote this week, the Homecoming king and queen will be crowned on Saturday, Oct. 24 at halftime of the football game vs. University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos, Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl. The football game begins at 2 p.m. Selected as Homecoming queen candidates:Alexa Bowen,more...
  • 10/15/15 1:04 pm CDT

    Last chance to sign up for Washburn's largest homecoming tailgate and the Bow Tie Bash

    Topeka, Kansas - The Grand Tailgate begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 on the Memorial Union lawn and will be a barbecue meal, including drinks and desserts. The cost to attend the tailgate is $5 per person, and children 5 and younger will be admitted at no cost. To make a reservation, visit www.washburn.edu/homecoming.Immediately following the football game, at approximately 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24 join the Bow Tie Bash in the Memorial Union and the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. Footballmore...
  • 10/12/15 4:53 pm CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Washburn Tech, in cooperation with Caterpillar Work Tools in Wamego, Kansas, is launching a short-term training program to quickly get MIG welders in the company’s pipeline. Weld Now, a project through the Kansas Department of Commerce, connects economic and workforce development under the new Workforce AID (Aligned with Industry Demand) initiative – Right Training. Right Job. NOW.Beginning in November, Washburn Tech will deliver eight weeks of training that includes hands-onmore...
  • 10/9/15 9:32 am CDT
    WHAT: Ichabods Around Town, an art-icon event, will debut with Capitol Federal® statueWHEN: 10 a.m. Monday, Oct 12WHERE: Capitol Federal®, 1201 SW Topeka Blvd.WHO: Washburn University President, Jerry Farley and Capitol Federal® Chairman, John B. Dicus, along with Washburn and Capitol Federal representatives, will reveal the first Ichabod statue.DETAILS: In honor of Washburn University’s 150th celebration, the Ichabod will become Topeka’s newest form of eclectic street décor. Washburn, alongmore...
  • 10/7/15 9:07 am CDT
    TOPEKA, Kansas -- Washburn University students are making their way to Florida this week to present original research findings to the International Association of Computer Information Systems.  Graduate student Michaela Saunders, and senior Keval Shah – along with research partner Zachary Smith, who was unable to attend – worked under the tutelage of Nan Sun, professor, computer information sciences, to produce "What Makes Them Click: Gender, Social Media and the College Audience." more...

Washburn tweets

It's a beautiful day for Family Day! Warm weather doesn't stop the Ichabods from celebrating!… https://t.co/I2qfvG2AqA-11 hours 59 min ago
It's officially Family Day Weekend! A big Washburn welcome to all the siblings on campus for Siblings' Day, we hope you have a great time!-1 day 5 hours ago
We're excited to announce that Amy Spielman is the winner of 4 tickets to the Family Day… https://t.co/ah58iDvHee-1 day 12 hours ago