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  • 12/28/15 2:02 pm CST
         Made of road kill, animal skulls, jawbones, pelts and skins, as well as body bags, bullets, tools and actual guns, the art works in Hallowed Absurdities: Work by Theodore Waddell raise the issue of the use of guns in our society. According to the artist, “I hope this show will help people expose their feelings about guns. … Whatever their opinions are, what really matters to me is the hope that we can talk about them.”  With humor, irony and wit, Theodore Waddell’more...
  • 12/8/15 2:36 pm CST
    Washburn University Fall Commencement ceremony
    WHAT: Washburn University commencement  WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11WHERE: Lee Arena, Petro Allied Health CenterDETAILS: Washburn University is celebrating 150 years of history at the Fall Commencement ceremony as we recognize graduates at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, Lee Arena, Petro Allied Health Center.In addition to recognizing the hard work and accomplishments of our graduates, this commencement is part of the final year of Washburn’s four-year celebration of the 150th anniversarymore...
  • 12/3/15 7:31 pm CST
    Who: Washburn University Board of Regents & Dr. Jerry FarleyWhere: Parking Lot Adjacent to Whiting Field House & Lee Arena (Off Washburn Ave next to the building)When: Friday, December 4, 2:30 p.m.What: Washburn University is celebrating one of the major milestones in the construction of the new 350 bed residence hall and dining center by signing the last beam before it is put into place, topping out the building. The Board of Regents along with Dr. Farley will sign the beam prior to amore...
  • 12/1/15 4:28 pm CST
    Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum welcomes a new exhibit this week of writings by Thomas Fox Averill and drawings by artist Clinton Ricketts.  The exhibit -- Garden Plots -- opens Friday, December 4 and remains at the museum through January 23, 2016.Garden Plots is a collection of short stories and poems inspired by Averill's visits to 21 gardens in 31 days during a trip to England and France.  An avid gardener, he became determined to find an idea for a short story with everymore...
  • 11/30/15 10:14 am CST
    Two local companies are continuing their sponsorship of Washburn University’s annual Leadership Challenge Event.  Westar Energy and Capitol Federal Foundation have each committed $10,000 to the sixth annual Leadership Challenge Event.“We are thrilled that Westar Energy and the Capitol Federal Foundation are once again supporting the Leadership Challenge Event in such as significant way,” said Michael Gleason, director of the leadership institute.  “The funds these organizations havemore...

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