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  • 7/31/17 12:33 pm CDT

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                Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably know there’s a solar eclipse coming up on August 21.  But, you probably don’t know just what to expect – particularly if you’re planning to stay in Topeka.            That’s why Dr. Mark Smith of the Washburn University Department of Physics and Astronomy is giving a public lecture next Monday, August 7 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 100 at Hendersonmore...
  • 7/28/17 9:34 am CDT
         Washburn University has named a permanent captain for its police force.  Matthew Simpson has been appointed to the post after serving on an interim basis since May when former Captain Chris Enos was named the chief of the department.     “Matt has proven himself a very able police officer and a good leader,” said Enos, “and he has earned this key position in our department.”     As captain, Simpson is responsible for front line supervisionmore...
  • 7/26/17 1:38 pm CDT
         In just under a month, we’re due to see the first total eclipse of the sun visible from the continental United States since the 1970’s and those (in 1970 and 1979) were each only visible in a small sliver of the country.  The eclipse which will take place August 21 will be visible across 14 states including much of the Midwest.     While the eclipse won’t quite reach totality in Topeka, it will still be an impressive sight with noticeable darkening ofmore...
  • 7/24/17 2:33 pm CDT
    STEM Conference for Educators
         Kansas educators will have the chance to learn the latest techniques in teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects in their classrooms this fall at the statewide STEM Conference for Educators hosted by Washburn University.  The conference is designed for educators from pre-school right through high school, according to Dr. Cherry Steffen, chair of Washburn’s Education Department which is running the conference.     “It’s never toomore...
  • 7/3/17 2:58 pm CDT
         Washburn University announced that it has been awarded a sponsorship grant to administer an AmeriCorps VISTA program in Shawnee, Douglas and Atchison Counties.  The grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), will allow the Washburn VISTA project to place volunteers in 19 community agencies.     The Washburn VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) project is operated through the Washburn Learning in the Community Center (LinC)more...

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