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  • 9/23/17 3:13 pm CDT
    Washburn University 2017 Family of the Year
         Washburn University has been a way of life for three generations for the 2017 Family of the Year.  The Cafer/Debenham family counts nine Washburn graduates in their ranks along with one of Washburn’s past coaches and athletic directors.  What’s more, the family also has a current Washburn senior in its ranks.     “There aren’t many students who can say they were born to be an Ichabod,” says senior communications major Glynnis Debenham, “but Imore...
  • 9/22/17 12:33 pm CDT
    Washburn University student Madeline Draper works with a WU Moves participant.

    WU Moves is a community wellness program for seniors

         Physical therapist assistant and health services administration students from Washburn University kicked off Fall Prevention Awareness Week by working with individuals from the East Topeka Senior Center to avoid falls.  The seniors participate in WU Moves -- a community wellness program at Washburn University.     Falls are the leading cause of accidental injury among seniors and a major cause of hospitalization and even death.  Seniors aremore...
  • 9/22/17 12:25 pm CDT
    WHAT: Washburn University is holding it’s annual Family Day on campus this Saturday. In addition to traditional Family Day events Saturday, there are events on Friday and Sunday as well.PLANNED EVENTS:FRIDAY, SEPT. 22: SIBLINGS DAY• Siblings Scavenger HuntKicks off 6:30 p.m. in the Student Recreation and Wellness CenterInfo: 785.670.1030• Movie with Siblings: “Sing!”The movie begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Recreation and Wellness CenterInfo: 785.670.1030SATURDAY, SEPT. 23: FAMILY DAY•more...
  • 9/21/17 1:56 pm CDT
         Washburn University’s Board of Regents will consider changes to the university’s health insurance plan that will include increases in deductibles, office visit co-payments as well as premium increases which will vary depending on salary level and level of coverage.     “It is no secret that the cost of health care has been rising significantly in recent years,” said Washburn President Jerry Farley, “and those increases inevitably have an effect on the cost ofmore...
  • 9/21/17 11:02 am CDT
         A member of the state’s highest court will speak at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Washburn Tech Conference Center at 5724 SW Huntoon. Kansas Supreme Court Justice Lee A. Johnson will address students, instructors and staff on the U.S. Constitution, the role of the court in interpreting it and guaranteed rights.     Justice Johnson’s visit is part of Washburn Tech’s observance of Constitution Day, which is an American federal observance that recognizesmore...

Washburn tweets

It's a beautiful day for Family Day! Warm weather doesn't stop the Ichabods from celebrating!… https://t.co/I2qfvG2AqA-11 hours 53 min ago
It's officially Family Day Weekend! A big Washburn welcome to all the siblings on campus for Siblings' Day, we hope you have a great time!-1 day 5 hours ago
We're excited to announce that Amy Spielman is the winner of 4 tickets to the Family Day… https://t.co/ah58iDvHee-1 day 12 hours ago