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  • 9/29/17 10:03 am CDT
         This year, Washburn University welcomed the largest “direct from high school” freshman class in university history.  The 830 new students coming directly to Washburn from high school was up 5 percent from last year’s class.  What’s more, dual-enrolled students – students who are taking classes while still in high school – saw a major 24.4 percent jump to 830 students this year.     Overall headcount on the traditional university campus was upmore...
  • 9/29/17 9:42 am CDT

    Exhibit open now through January 6, 2018

          Detention Nation is an installation by Sin Huellas, a Texas/Mexico art collective on display now through January 6, 2018 at Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum. Contained by a chain link fence topped with razor wire, the exhibition seeks to reveal the harsh realities of U.S. immigration detention facilities. Sin Huellas founding members include Delilah Montoya, Orlando Lara, Douglas Menjivar, Brenda Cruz-Wolf, Deyadira Trevino, and Carlos Carrasco.   more...
  • 9/29/17 9:22 am CDT

    Open now through December 16, 2017

         Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate showcases the diverse work of 39 artists who have transformed thousands of anti-Semitic and racist books into an uplifting and dynamic exhibition. The exhibition – open now through December 16, 2017, at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum -- is visually powerful, thought-provoking, sometimes humorous, always challenging, and ultimately deeply moving.     The story of Speaking Volumes began in 2003 when the Montanamore...
  • 9/28/17 9:52 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Byron Hurt will present “Locker Room Talk or Toxic Masculinity? Let’s Talk” Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, on the Washburn University campus. This guest lecture explores race, gender, class, and popular culture, with a particular focus on gender violence prevention. This event is free and open to the public.     Hurt is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, author, and speaker. The formermore...
  • 9/26/17 2:53 pm CDT
    Washburn University Pitch Competition Poster
         The annual Washburn University School of Business pitch competition welcomes Washburn University and Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) students pitch a new business idea to a panel of judges. The top four presentations win the prizes along with the top freshman entry and the top Washburn Tech entry.   The total prize pool of $25 thousand comes through a partnership with Go Topeka     “Students have the opportunity to explain theirmore...

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