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  • 9/14/16 12:24 pm CDT
         Washburn University history professor Kelly Erby has spent years researching the history of public dining in America and now has published a book about the subject. Erby’s book, “Restaurant Republic,” connects the rise of public dining to the changing economics of the country, the deepening divide in wealth and class, and the increasingly social lifestyle of the wealthy.     “The story of why Americans started dining out is an important one. In the earlymore...
  • 9/13/16 4:01 pm CDT
         Lalo Alcaraz- artist, Chicano activist, political cartoonist and producer- will be at Washburn University on September 16 for the Tonantzin Society’s 3rd Annual Hispanic Heritage Month lecture series. The lecture will take place at 6:00 pm in the Henderson Learning Resources Center, Room 100 on Washburn’s campus.     Alcaraz has been working for over two decades as a political cartoonist. He created the first nationally-syndicated, politically-themed Latinomore...
  • 9/7/16 6:13 pm CDT
    Photograph: Murray, Romig, Mehring, Mazachek

    The new Law Early Admission Program (LEAP) will allow academically talented and highly motivated undergraduate students at Baker to matriculate to Washburn’s law school after three years.

         Officials from Baker University and Washburn University School of Law signed a new partnership into effect Wednesday during a joint press conference on Baker’s campus. The signed memorandum of understanding solidifies the launch of the new Law Early Admission Program (LEAP), which will allow academically talented and highly motivated undergraduate students at Baker to matriculate to Washburn’s law school after three years.      The 3+3 model wasmore...
  • 9/7/16 1:25 pm CDT
    WHAT: Seventh Annual Leadership Challenge Event LaunchWHEN: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.WHERE: Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, Washburn University - off of 17th Street.WHO: Students, alumni, faculty, staff, community membersDETAILS: The Leadership Challenge Event is hosted by the Washburn University Leadership Institute. The event is a unique leadership competition, facilitated by the students of the Leadership Institute, which gives high school and college studentsmore...
  • 9/6/16 11:34 am CDT
    District Judge Nancy Parrish will hold court, so to speak, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, in the Conference Center on the Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) campus at 5724 SW Huntoon St. She is serving as guest speaker of an event that is designed to mark Constitution Day, which is officially Sept. 17 and recognizes the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens.Parrish was appointed to the bench in 1994 and served as Chief Judge frommore...

Washburn tweets

It's a beautiful day for Family Day! Warm weather doesn't stop the Ichabods from celebrating!… https://t.co/I2qfvG2AqA-12 hours 25 sec 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