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  • 11/8/17 12:50 pm CST
    Washburn University is named the first Purple Heart University in Kansas

    Ed

         Washburn University is being recognized on Thursday, November 9, for its commitment to veterans and members of the military with designation as the first Purple Heart University in Kansas.  The award is being presented by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, an organization chartered by Congress in 1958 to recognize men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat.  The organization advocates on behalf of veterans and runs amore...
  • 11/1/17 1:37 pm CDT
               Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University has become the newest chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) Honor Society. Washburn’s Upsilon Nu chapter joins with more than 300 other chapters across the country.              Founded in 1946, ASL partners with colleges and universities to celebrate the scholarship and leadership of adult students in higher education. ASL’s mission ismore...
  • 10/31/17 1:45 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – The Washburn University office of student life will host Military Appreciation Day Saturday, Nov. 4 for current and former members of America’s armed forces. Beginning at 10 a.m., members of the military and Washburn communities will be available to explain military education benefits and answer any questions from military-connected people or their family members. Other events include a visit from the Rolling Thunder and inflatables for kids. This eventmore...
  • 10/30/17 5:39 am CDT

    Former NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison to give speech tonight keynote

    WHAT: More than 200 educators from across Kansas will be on hand Monday to learn the latest techniques in teaching science, technology, engineering and math at this full-day conference on the Washburn University campus in Topeka.The conference features multiple professional tracks and breakout sessions for teachers from elementary schools through middle and high school and is designed to help teachers understand how to incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) topics intomore...
  • 10/26/17 1:55 pm CDT
                 Ed Note – We invite coverage but ask that members of the media check in with the event staff outside of the Washburn Room in the Memorial Union. Students whose parents have signed a photography release will have specially marked nametags and we will be happy to help you identify them.  We want to respect the wishes of those who choose not to have their children photographed.       more...

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