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  • 10/11/17 1:34 pm CDT
         Washburn University’s Pitch Competition is moving into its final round tomorrow with four competitors moving on to pitch their business ideas for a share of $25 thousand in prize money.     The four have already survived the Knockout Round held at on October 3.  More than 60 students participated from Washburn University and the Washburn Institute of Technology, representing 51 teams in the competition.  Each team had three minutes to present theirmore...
  • 10/11/17 12:54 pm CDT
         The Tonantzin Society of Topeka and Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum present the Midwestern Chicana Symposium: Art and Resistance in the Age of Extremism on October 12-13, 2017. Held in the Kansas Room of the Memorial Union at Washburn University, the symposium will feature a series of panel discussions, lectures, and conversations about how Chicana artists are using their work to challenge and resist the social constructions of racial and ethnicmore...
  • 10/9/17 3:26 pm CDT

    Deadline for submissions December 31, 2017

         Kansas Literary Nonfiction writers with book length works published in the past three years (2015/16/17) are eligible to win the $1,000 2018 Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award in Literary Nonfiction.  The annual award, rotating between poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction is sponsored by the Thomas Fox Averill Kansas Studies Collection at Washburn University in Topeka and there is no fee to enter.     This year's judge will be essayist, commentator, poetmore...
  • 10/9/17 11:20 am CDT
    WHAT: Washburn University will host the annual Literature Festival, featuring children’s and young adult author Sharon Draper. Draper will speak on her books, “Stella by Starlight” and “Copper Sun.” After Draper’s presentation, there will be several breakout sessions for approximately 400 elementary, middle, and high school attendees from northeast Kansas.WHEN: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10WHERE: Memorial Union, Washburn University Sharon Draper’s presentation will be in Washburnmore...
  • 10/9/17 9:57 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University’s Theta chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music fraternity, earned the 2016-2017 Katherine Becker National Collegiate Chapter Achievement Award. Formed to "uphold the highest standards of music" and "to further the development of music in America and throughout the world", Sigma Alpha Iota provides musical and educational resources to its members and the general public.     In order to win this national award, amore...

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