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  • 10/18/17 1:47 pm CDT
    Welcome to a special newsletter from the Public Relations staff at Washburn University.  This newsletter goes out every Wednesday when classes are in session.  It's designed to showcase events and story possibilities in the coming week.  For more information about any of these events or story tips, contact Washburn's Public Relations Department at wurelations@washburn.edu or at 785-670-1711.Wednesday, October 18, 20176:00 p.m.  – Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center -- Freemore...
  • 10/17/17 9:53 am CDT
    Pitch Competition Winner
         Washburn University junior Matt Spezia won first place in the Washburn Business Pitch Competition held Oct. 12, 2017 at Washburn University.  His proposal for the next generation of parking meters and mapping utilizing GPS and a laser reader was among four pitches presented in the Finals Round of the competition.  Spezia is a business major from Leavenworth.  He was awarded $9,000 for his first-place business pitch.     “Thank you to themore...
  • 10/16/17 1:46 pm CDT
    WHAT: Washburn University will host a Week Without Violence Poetry Reading to speak out against domestic violence. Participants will read their own work and people are welcome to attend and listen without reading. This event is free and open to everyone.WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.WHERE: Union Underground, Memorial Union, Washburn University campusWHO: YWCA, Washburn students, faculty, staff, community membersVISUALS: Washburn and Topeka community members reading poetryDETAILSmore...
  • 10/16/17 10:46 am CDT
    WHAT: Homecoming is a weeklong celebration of Washburn traditions for students, alumni, faculty, staff and the community. We look forward to a week full of fun events that showcase our Ichabod spirit!SCHEDULE OF HOMECOMING EVENTSMonday, Oct. 16Homecoming Ball7 - 10 p.m.; Washburn Room A/B, Memorial UnionWe will announce the 2017 Homecoming Royalty Candidates at the ball, and voting for king and queen will be available on MyWashburn starting at 8:30 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 17Ichabod Race7 p.m.;more...
  • 10/11/17 1:34 pm CDT
         Washburn University’s Pitch Competition is moving into its final round tomorrow with four competitors moving on to pitch their business ideas for a share of $25 thousand in prize money.     The four have already survived the Knockout Round held at on October 3.  More than 60 students participated from Washburn University and the Washburn Institute of Technology, representing 51 teams in the competition.  Each team had three minutes to present theirmore...

Washburn tweets

Don't forget to join us for the Homecoming Parade tomorrow! The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. & travels around Washburn's campus. #BodsAtSea-5 hours 47 min ago
Mr. Ichabod got in on the fun at Yell Like Hell last night with his own #BodsAtSea themed dance! https://t.co/917quEK8eN-10 hours 55 min ago
We love seeing all the Washburn blue around campus! #BodsAtSea #WUBlueOut https://t.co/YxDrAp3n4h-14 hours 36 min ago