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  • 7/26/17 1:38 pm CDT
         In just under a month, we’re due to see the first total eclipse of the sun visible from the continental United States since the 1970’s and those (in 1970 and 1979) were each only visible in a small sliver of the country.  The eclipse which will take place August 21 will be visible across 14 states including much of the Midwest.     While the eclipse won’t quite reach totality in Topeka, it will still be an impressive sight with noticeable darkening ofmore...
  • 7/24/17 2:33 pm CDT
    STEM Conference for Educators
         Kansas educators will have the chance to learn the latest techniques in teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects in their classrooms this fall at the statewide STEM Conference for Educators hosted by Washburn University.  The conference is designed for educators from pre-school right through high school, according to Dr. Cherry Steffen, chair of Washburn’s Education Department which is running the conference.     “It’s never toomore...
  • 4/4/17 10:00 am CDT
    TOPEKA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washburn University’s new Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership is now fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The online program is designed for aspiring leaders and built around the schedules of working professionals. “We’re offering this program in eight week modules and delivering it entirely online,” said Dr. Mary Pilgram, program director. “The degree is built around skills that are the bedrock of business,more...
  • 3/17/17 11:05 am CDT
          Washburn University announced today that it has named Dr. JuliAnn Mazachek as its vice president of academic affairs.  Mazachek replaces Dr. Randy Pembrook who left Washburn to accept the position of chancellor at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.     The selection of Mazachek came after a national search which attracted applicants from across the country.  Three finalists were each brought to campus for two days ofmore...
  • 7/6/16 2:36 pm CDT
    Dr. JuliAnn Mazachek
         Dr. JuliAnn Mazachek will be Washburn University’s interim vice president of academic affairs.  As such she will serve as the university’s chief academic officer and oversee all of the educational activities of the university.  Mazachek is currently the president of the Washburn University Foundation.  Mazachek will replace Dr. Randy Pembrook who recently accepted the job as chancellor at Southern Illinois University’s Edwardsville Campus.  more...

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