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  • 11/22/17 3:00 pm CST
         The Phi Theta Kappa Alumni of Washburn University (PTKAW) welcomed 14 new members in an induction ceremony held on Sunday, November 19 at the Washburn University Memorial Union.  Phi Theta Kappa is the honor society for two-year college students.  The alumni chapter at Washburn is the only university-based Phi Theta Kappa Alumni chapter in the state of Kansas and one of fewer than two dozen nationally.     Washburn’s PTKAW chapter works to promotemore...
  • 11/22/17 12:39 pm CST
    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, November 22, 2017Washburn closes for Thanksgiving holidayWhile theremore...
  • 11/16/17 2:46 pm CST
    WHAT: The Washburn International Club will host their annual “Celebration of Cultures” Sunday, Nov. 19, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. in White Concert Hall. International students will present a variety of performances, ranging from traditional and modern songs from their homelands, and a fashion show of traditional apparel to dance, martial arts demonstrations and musical performance. Topeka High School students and the Music for the Sole Project will also be performing. This event is free and open to themore...
  • 11/15/17 4:31 pm CST
    WHAT: The Washburn University Oxfam America club hosts “Night without a Home.” The event is designed for attendees to experience a little of what it might be like to be homeless. Participants will get the chance to build cardboard homes and will spend the night on the north lawn of the union (until midnight) to simulate what someone who is homeless might feel like. There will be a screening of The Pursuit of Happyness, along with a guest speaker. This event is free and is open to the public.more...
  • 11/15/17 3:02 pm CST
    WHAT:            Mocktails Counterfeit Cocktail ContestContestants will show off their most distinguished drink development skills and try to come up with the best “zero proof” non-alcoholic “mocktail” entries. The competition will feature both an amateur division and a professional contest among pro bartenders and mixologists.Law enforcement and celebrity judges will assess the drinks based on presentation, creativity, taste, sales pitchmore...

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Happy Thanksgiving break Bods! Enjoy time with family and friends and some well-deserved rest from homework and cla… https://t.co/iG34fZrrhz-11 hours 3 min ago
It's a short week for Thanksgiving, and dining hours on campus have changed. Regular dining hours will resume Monda… https://t.co/ogVAra7QpB-16 hours 3 min ago
Today starting at 12:15 pm, the law school is hosting a panel discussion regarding controversial political speech.… https://t.co/xT8JB2wCsO-1 day 15 hours ago