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  • 2/24/17 10:06 am CST
         Topeka, Kan. – More than 225 middle school and high school students from Topeka and surrounding counties will be “Taking a Stand in History” at Washburn University Saturday, February 27 for the District 3 History Day competition.  Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. with the competition starting at 8:30 a.m. in Washburn’s Memorial Union and in nearby Henderson Hall.     Nationally, more than half a million students participate in the competition.more...
  • 2/24/17 8:38 am CST
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    Kansas Silent Film Festival kicks off tonight (Feburary 25, 2017) at Washburn University

       In its 21st year, the Kansas Silent Film Festival's mission is to provide an entertaining and educational forum for silent films and it's one of the few free film festivals to do so. Every year, on the last weekend in February, from Friday night through Saturday night, come rain or snow or shine, the festival showcases films from the silent era with live musical accompaniment. All films are shown on a big screen like they were originally, and most are shown on film with a DVDmore...
  • 2/22/17 2:07 pm CST
         Topeka, Kan.—The Washburn University Leadership Institute will host a record-number 33 high school and college teams for the 2017 Leadership Challenge EventTM (LCETM) March 2 and 3. This is the seventh annual LCE the Leadership Institute has hosted.     The LCE simulates the real-world process of leadership through a two-day event consisting of a live, interactive leadership simulation. Student teams compete to fulfill the challenges and overcomemore...
  • 2/20/17 12:34 pm CST
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University will host an Indian classical music concert this Sunday, Feb. 26 at 2:30 p.m. in White Concert Hall. Featured in the concert are Purnaprajna Bangere playing the violin and Shivanand Murthy playing the mridangam, a double-headed drum. This concert is free and open to the public.     Purnaprajna Bangere learned the violin at a prestigious violin school in India. He trained under the well-known South Indian violinist HKN Murthymore...
  • 2/16/17 11:48 am CST
    Topeka, Kan. – The Washburn University art department will unveil and dedicate a mural in memory of Glenda Taylor Friday, Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Art Building on the Washburn University campus. All Washburn students, faculty, staff and the public are invited.     The mural is a permanent ceramic installation in the Art Building dedicated to Taylor and is the second installation of two murals that cover the outer wall of the ceramics’ area. Washburn students created themore...

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