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  • 2/21/18 11:58 am CST
         Topeka, Kan. – Three Washburn University School of Business students, along with Assistant Professor Pamela Schmidt, brought home the Best Undergraduate Paper Award from the 2017 Midwest Region meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA). The team presented “Metro Bike Ride Share: A Data Conversion and Data Analysis Business Case Utilizing Weather and GPS Source Data.”      Students Liberty Beecham, Maureen Dombrow, and Matthew Hicksmore...
  • 2/21/18 9:01 am CST

    Former track star made history with his black-fisted salute at the 1968 Olympics

         The Auburn-Washburn Public Schools Foundation will be hosting one of the legends in using sports fame to advocate for human rights.  When John Carlos climbed onto the medal stand after his bronze medal win in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, he stood in black socks with no shoes and raised a black-gloved fist as a symbol of the fight for human rights.     On Thursday, February 22, Carlos will speak before an audience of high school students from all fivemore...
  • 2/12/18 11:18 am CST
    WHAT: Undergraduate Research Day at the Capital is a chance for undergraduate students across the state of Kansas to showcase their research. Five Washburn University students are participating in the event, which includes all of the Kansas Board of Regents schools.WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.WHERE: Capital Building Rotunda, SW 8th & SW Van Buren, Topeka, KS 66612WHO: Students from Washburn University and Kansas Board of Regents schoolsVISUALS: Students with researchmore...
  • 2/12/18 9:45 am CST
         Topeka, Kan. – Sixteen students and two accompanying faculty from China’s Quzhou #2 High School will spend two weeks in Topeka under the U.S. - China Youth Ambassador Exchange Program. They will shadow campus hosts at Topeka High School, Hayden High School and Seaman High School. These young ambassadors will immerse themselves in the life of American high school students by living with host families while attending classes and participating in after-school activities withmore...
  • 2/8/18 4:11 pm CST
    Carla Pratt, is named new dean of Washburn University School of Law
         Washburn University announced today it has named Carla D. Pratt dean of the Washburn University School of Law following a nationwide search. Pratt, a noted expert on legal education equity who currently serves as associate dean for diversity and inclusion and Nancy J. LaMont Faculty Scholar, will succeed Thomas J. Romig who will step down June 30, 2018, after 11 years of service.     “We are extremely excited to have Carla join Washburn as dean of the Schoolmore...

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