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  • 9/23/17 3:13 pm CDT
    Washburn University 2017 Family of the Year
         Washburn University has been a way of life for three generations for the 2017 Family of the Year.  The Cafer/Debenham family counts nine Washburn graduates in their ranks along with one of Washburn’s past coaches and athletic directors.  What’s more, the family also has a current Washburn senior in its ranks.     “There aren’t many students who can say they were born to be an Ichabod,” says senior communications major Glynnis Debenham, “but Imore...
  • 9/22/17 12:33 pm CDT
    Washburn University student Madeline Draper works with a WU Moves participant.

    WU Moves is a community wellness program for seniors

         Physical therapist assistant and health services administration students from Washburn University kicked off Fall Prevention Awareness Week by working with individuals from the East Topeka Senior Center to avoid falls.  The seniors participate in WU Moves -- a community wellness program at Washburn University.     Falls are the leading cause of accidental injury among seniors and a major cause of hospitalization and even death.  Seniors aremore...
  • 9/22/17 12:25 pm CDT
    WHAT: Washburn University is holding it’s annual Family Day on campus this Saturday. In addition to traditional Family Day events Saturday, there are events on Friday and Sunday as well.PLANNED EVENTS:FRIDAY, SEPT. 22: SIBLINGS DAY• Siblings Scavenger HuntKicks off 6:30 p.m. in the Student Recreation and Wellness CenterInfo: 785.670.1030• Movie with Siblings: “Sing!”The movie begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Recreation and Wellness CenterInfo: 785.670.1030SATURDAY, SEPT. 23: FAMILY DAY•more...
  • 9/21/17 1:56 pm CDT
         Washburn University’s Board of Regents will consider changes to the university’s health insurance plan that will include increases in deductibles, office visit co-payments as well as premium increases which will vary depending on salary level and level of coverage.     “It is no secret that the cost of health care has been rising significantly in recent years,” said Washburn President Jerry Farley, “and those increases inevitably have an effect on the cost ofmore...
  • 9/20/17 2:27 pm CDT
    WHAT: Kicking off Fall Prevention Awareness Week, physical therapist assistant and health services administration students from Washburn University will be working with individuals from the East Topeka Senior Center to avoid falls.  The seniors participate in WU Moves -- a community wellness program at Washburn University.Falls are the leading cause of accidental injury among seniors and a major cause of hospitalization and even death.  Seniors are particularly at risk for falls,more...

Washburn tweets

Today is WU Stock! Join us in Lee Arena tonight to see The Plain White T's perform! You can purchase tickets at https://t.co/18uYexiOR0-4 hours 34 min ago
It's a beautiful day for Family Day! Warm weather doesn't stop the Ichabods from celebrating!… https://t.co/I2qfvG2AqA-1 day 2 hours 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 19 hours ago