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  • 8/14/17 11:10 am CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University’s fall 2017 semester officially begins Aug. 19, 2017. Faculty and staff will begin welcoming students to campus Aug. 17 with a series of events referred to as Welcome Week.These events are designed to help new and returning students become acclimated to campus, learn a little more about student life at Washburn, and hopefully make a few new friends.Welcome Week ScheduleThursday, Aug. 179 a.m. – 4 p.m.       Move-in; Lincoln Hallmore...
  • 8/10/17 10:11 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Topeka’s First Congregational Church will be premiering a documentary about Ichabod Washburn and his connection to Washburn University this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Washburn, the early benefactor who helped save the school which now bears his name, was a New Englander who had an extraordinary effect on a city he never visited.     The film is being shown to honor the 219th anniversary of Ichabod Washburn’s birth. After the film, several churchmore...
  • 8/7/17 9:03 am CDT
    WHAT: The Washburn University Police Department is celebrating their 20th year as a certified law enforcement agency with an open house.WHEN: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., August 9, 2017WHERE: Washburn University Police Department, Morgan Hall 1700 SW College Ave., Topeka, KS 66621WHO: Washburn University Police Department staff, faculty, staffDETAILS: Chris Enos, Director of University Police, will be available for comment beginning at 10:30 a.m. on August 9.WUPD was established in 1996 in responsemore...
  • 7/31/17 12:33 pm CDT

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                Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably know there’s a solar eclipse coming up on August 21.  But, you probably don’t know just what to expect – particularly if you’re planning to stay in Topeka.            That’s why Dr. Mark Smith of the Washburn University Department of Physics and Astronomy is giving a public lecture next Monday, August 7 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 100 at Hendersonmore...
  • 7/28/17 9:34 am CDT
         Washburn University has named a permanent captain for its police force.  Matthew Simpson has been appointed to the post after serving on an interim basis since May when former Captain Chris Enos was named the chief of the department.     “Matt has proven himself a very able police officer and a good leader,” said Enos, “and he has earned this key position in our department.”     As captain, Simpson is responsible for front line supervisionmore...

Washburn tweets

President Farley has been a part of Move-In Day for 20 years, and he's always excited to welcome new Ichabods to ca… https://t.co/BN1pXxXmfS-3 hours 54 min ago
The team is working hard on Move-In Day! In just a few months we'll be watching them work hard on the… https://t.co/hDG05FuALw-8 hours 4 min ago
RT : Over 400 faculty, staff and students on hand to welcome new Ichabods for Move In! Talk about family! #WUMovesU #GoBods-8 hours 19 min ago