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  • 10/5/15 3:42 pm CDT
    Washburn alumnus, The Honorable Robert J. Dole
    Topeka, KS – Celebrate 150 years of Washburn University at the Grand Homecoming Oct. 18 to 25, 2015. The weeklong celebration is packed full of fun activities for all ages. Beginning Sunday, Oct. 18, there will be daily activities and events starting with Bods on the Avenue and culminating with the three largest events, Saturday, Oct. 24 –Grand Parade, Grand Tailgate and Bow Tie Bash and Grand Finale. The Bow Tie Bash is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate Washburn’s 150thmore...
  • 10/1/15 5:28 pm CDT
    Cutting vehicles apart and putting them back together are the reasons for two events scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 21, on the Washburn Tech campus. At 1:45 p.m., dozens of local first responders will begin the hands-on portion of a training program called First Responders Emergency Extrication (FREE). Prior to that, at 1 p.m., Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program will give-away a refurbished vehicle to a local person in need. Both activities, held in and around Building K at 5724 SW Huntoonmore...
  • 10/1/15 5:21 pm CDT

    Thomas L. King Lecture in Religious Studies is open to the public

                Washburn University is welcoming one of the pre-eminent experts Jewish-Christian interfaith relations to deliver its annual Thomas L. King Lecture in Religious Studies.            Dr. Amy-Jill Levine is a Professor of New Testament Studies and a Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennesee and comes to Washburn to help her audience “hear Jesusmore...
  • 10/1/15 1:33 pm CDT

    Media Instructions: Media must check in with event staff outside the Washburn Room, Memorial Union, before taking photographs. Students whose parents have signed a photography release will have specially marked nametags.

    Lab activities will take place 9:40-10:30 a.m. and noon to 12:50 p.m. in a variety of locations across campus including Stoffer Science Hall, Petro Allied Health Center, Henderson Learning and Resources Center and Morgan Hall. 

    Information and locations will be provided when you check in.

    The properties of microwaved marshmallows, designing an edible volcano and connecting electrical circuits are just a few of the 22 different labs designed to bolster an interest in science for seventh grade girls at the ninth annual Women in Science Day event on Tuesday, October 6 at Washburn University. Approximately 250 seventh graders from nine area schools are expected to attend the event which is designed to demonstrate the practical applications in everyday life of science, technology,more...
  • 10/1/15 9:14 am CDT
    Homecoming Coloring Contest
    Let your creativity and imagination soar when participating in Washburn University’s 2015 Grand Homecoming Coloring Contest. No one is too young or too old to create a one-of-a-kind Ichabod, Washburn’s mascot. Download the Ichabod coloring contest image and rules at www.washburn.edu/homecoming. All of the schools in Kansas received a coloring contest packet, if you did not receive the information, please download it at www.washburn.edu/homecoming.  Rules: One entry per person. Enter inmore...

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