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  • 4/6/17 11:00 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University’s dance team, the Dancing Blues, won the national championship in the American Dance/Drill Team National Championships competition. They won the open category with a contemporary dance.     In addition to their national championship win, the Dancing Blues were the first runner up in the Hip Hop category. The Dancing Blues team spent more than 200 hours practicing these two dances in order to prepare for the American Dance/more...
  • 4/4/17 10:00 am CDT
    TOPEKA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washburn University’s new Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership is now fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The online program is designed for aspiring leaders and built around the schedules of working professionals. “We’re offering this program in eight week modules and delivering it entirely online,” said Dr. Mary Pilgram, program director. “The degree is built around skills that are the bedrock of business,more...
  • 4/3/17 11:12 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Molly Steffes-Herman will join Washburn University April 4 as the university’s confidential, full-time victim advocate. Steffes-Herman earned her Bachelor of Science in criminal justice, with a minor in psychology, from Washburn University. She has held various positions with the YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment, specializing in advocacy.     In this position, Steffes-Herman will support students, faculty and staff at Washburnmore...
  • 3/30/17 11:20 am CDT
                 Topeka, Kan. -- The Department of Music at Washburn University is hosting their first International Chamber Music Festival April 4-9. Renowned artists and composers from around the world will be on Washburn’s campus hosting masterclasses and performing romantic and contemporary music. These performances will be free and open to the public.             Two guest composers and sevenmore...
  • 3/29/17 3:24 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Leaders in the Kansas law enforcement community, including the Kansas Attorney General, will attend a screening of the PBS documentary The Talk: Race in America at Washburn University. They will also participate in a panel Q&A session after the film. Students, faculty, staff and the community are welcome to attend this event April 4, 6 – 9 p.m. in Henderson room 100 on the Washburn University campus.     “Law enforcement agenciesmore...

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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 52 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 2 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 17 min ago