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  • 3/24/17 10:04 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University has named Margaret Pabst Battin as its 2017 Ruth Garvey Cochener Fink Visiting Professor in Leadership. Each year, the visiting professor speaks to classes at Washburn and gives a formal lecture. Battin’s lecture, “Suicide: That One Truly Serious Philosophical Problem,” will discuss the ethics of suicide and controversies over the role a person may have in ending their own life.     Battin’s lecture will be March 28 at 3:30more...
  • 3/23/17 11:05 am CDT
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         In September 1955, shortly after fourteen-year-old Emmett Till was murdered by white supremacists in Mississippi, his grieving mother, Mamie Till Bradley, distributed to newspapers and magazines a gruesome black-and-white photograph of his mutilated corpse. The mainstream media rejected the photograph as inappropriate for publication, but Bradley was able to turn to African-American periodicals for support. Asked why she would do this, Bradley explained that by witnessing,more...
  • 3/22/17 2:49 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. -  The Washburn University debate team scored victories over 63 other nationally-ranked, parliamentary-style debate teams to bring home top honors from the 17th annual National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE). Colorado State University – Pueblo hosted the event March 19 -21.     Washburn seniors Kaitlyn Bull and Ryan Kelly were named the number one team at the tournament, defeating a team from the University ofmore...
  • 3/17/17 11:29 am CDT
         Washburn University announced today that Jim Martin has agreed to remain as the vice president of administration and treasurer.  Martin has been serving in the role in an interim appointment.   Martin assumed the interim position when Rick Anderson left to accept a new position at the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley.     “In today’s environment in public education, finance and business operations play a criticalmore...
  • 3/17/17 11:05 am CDT
          Washburn University announced today that it has named Dr. JuliAnn Mazachek as its vice president of academic affairs.  Mazachek replaces Dr. Randy Pembrook who left Washburn to accept the position of chancellor at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.     The selection of Mazachek came after a national search which attracted applicants from across the country.  Three finalists were each brought to campus for two days ofmore...

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