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  • 6/6/16 9:58 am CDT
         Dr. Randy Pembrook, Washburn University’s vice president for academic affairs, has accepted a new position as chancellor at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL.  Pembrook, who has been at Washburn University since 2011, will start in his new position in Illinois in August.     As chancellor, Pembrook will be the chief operating officer of the 14 thousand student Edwardsville      campus overseeing all aspects ofmore...
  • 4/4/16 5:36 pm CDT
                 Faculty members from multiple disciplines will try to convince students that their discipline is the best and should rule the Wizarding World & lead the Washburn School of Magic during the third annual faculty debate.            The debate is part of the university’s First Year Experience and is designed to broaden the understanding of several academic disciplinesmore...
  • 2/24/16 9:56 am CST
          More than 225 middle school and high school students from Topeka and surrounding counties will descend on Washburn University on Saturday, February 27 for the District 3 History Day competition.  Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. with the competition starting at 8:30 in Washburn’s Memorial Union and in nearby Henderson Hall.     Nationally, more than half a million students participate in the competition.  Students select a historicalmore...
  • 2/15/16 4:01 pm CST
    Dr. Mia Bay
         Washburn University will welcome Dr. Mia Bay from Rutgers University as a Ruth Garvey Coechner Fink Visiting Professor just in time to celebrate Women’s History Month. Bay will present a public talk at 7 p.m. on March 3 in the Kansas Room of the Memorial Union.   The lecture is free and open to the public.     The presentation – “If Iola were a Man” – explores the contributions of the late African American journalist and anti-lynchingmore...
  • 2/15/16 9:53 am CST
                Kansas undergraduate students from across the state will have a chance to showcase their research in rotunda of the Kansas State Capitol during Undergraduate Research Day.  The day, scheduled for February 18, is designed to highlight the innovative research being done by Kansas students who are working on their bachelor’s degrees.            “People often think thatmore...

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