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  • 10/30/17 5:39 am CDT

    Former NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison to give speech tonight keynote

    WHAT: More than 200 educators from across Kansas will be on hand Monday to learn the latest techniques in teaching science, technology, engineering and math at this full-day conference on the Washburn University campus in Topeka.The conference features multiple professional tracks and breakout sessions for teachers from elementary schools through middle and high school and is designed to help teachers understand how to incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) topics intomore...
  • 10/26/17 1:55 pm CDT
                 Ed Note – We invite coverage but ask that members of the media check in with the event staff outside of the Washburn Room in the Memorial Union. Students whose parents have signed a photography release will have specially marked nametags and we will be happy to help you identify them.  We want to respect the wishes of those who choose not to have their children photographed.       more...
  • 10/17/17 9:53 am CDT
    Pitch Competition Winner
         Washburn University junior Matt Spezia won first place in the Washburn Business Pitch Competition held Oct. 12, 2017 at Washburn University.  His proposal for the next generation of parking meters and mapping utilizing GPS and a laser reader was among four pitches presented in the Finals Round of the competition.  Spezia is a business major from Leavenworth.  He was awarded $9,000 for his first-place business pitch.     “Thank you to themore...
  • 10/16/17 1:46 pm CDT
    WHAT: Washburn University will host a Week Without Violence Poetry Reading to speak out against domestic violence. Participants will read their own work and people are welcome to attend and listen without reading. This event is free and open to everyone.WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.WHERE: Union Underground, Memorial Union, Washburn University campusWHO: YWCA, Washburn students, faculty, staff, community membersVISUALS: Washburn and Topeka community members reading poetryDETAILSmore...
  • 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...

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