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  • 1/15/16 9:03 am CST
    Caroline Janney
    Caroline Janney, author and Civil War Era expert, will present “What They Thought It All Meant: The Civil War Generation Remembers,“ at the annual Harman Lincoln Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3 in the Washburn Room, Memorial Union, Washburn University campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.Janney is a professor of history at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Her research focuses on the Civil War and how the war generation remembered the nation’s bloodiest war.more...
  • 11/11/15 11:26 am CST
                  In less than six weeks, the 2016 Kansas Book Award will be selected but there’s still time for authors to enter their works.             The Kansas Book Award is presented annually by Washburn University and alternates between poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction.  This year, poets are asked to apply for the honor – and the $1 thousand prize.more...
  • 11/4/15 10:43 am CST
    In advance of Veterans Day, the Washburn University Center for Student Success is opening its new Veterans Success Center at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10.The Veterans Success Center, located on the main level of Mabee Library in the heart of Washburn’s campus, will provide a place to study and specific academic resources for veterans, social opportunities designed to allow Washburn’s student veterans more opportunities to connect with their fellow veteran students and other support for veterans whomore...
  • 11/2/15 11:48 am CST
    The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is officially opening its new $55 million forensic lab on the grounds of Washburn University today.  The 100,000 square foot building houses the Bureau’s state-of-the-art crime lab and replaces the existing facility located in the basement of a former Topeka school building.“We have more than 70 scientists and technicians working in our new building,” according to KBI Lab Director Mike Van Stratton.  “We serve as the crime lab for the entiremore...
  • 10/7/15 9:07 am CDT
    TOPEKA, Kansas -- Washburn University students are making their way to Florida this week to present original research findings to the International Association of Computer Information Systems.  Graduate student Michaela Saunders, and senior Keval Shah – along with research partner Zachary Smith, who was unable to attend – worked under the tutelage of Nan Sun, professor, computer information sciences, to produce "What Makes Them Click: Gender, Social Media and the College Audience." more...

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 39 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