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  • 10/11/17 1:33 pm CDT
    Welcome to a special newsletter from the Public Relations staff at Washburn University.  This newsletter goes out every Wednesday when classes are in session.  It's designed to showcase events and story possibilities in the coming week.  For more information about any of these events or story tips, contact Washburn's Public Relations Department at wurelations@washburn.edu or at 785-670-1711.Wednesday, October 11, 20176:00 p.m.  – Yager Stadium -- $10 formore...
  • 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 3:37 pm CDT

    WHAT: Students from nine area high schools will participate in the Capital City Marching Band Festival Wednesday, Oct. 11. The Washburn University music department hosts this annual festival. The public is welcome and there is a fee to attend. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students (with school IDs); children 6 years old and younger are free.WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m.WHERE: Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl on the Washburn campusWHO: Area high school students, Washburn Universitymore...
  • 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...

Washburn tweets

Don't forget to join us for the Homecoming Parade tomorrow! The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. & travels around Washburn's campus. #BodsAtSea-5 hours 43 min ago
Mr. Ichabod got in on the fun at Yell Like Hell last night with his own #BodsAtSea themed dance! https://t.co/917quEK8eN-10 hours 51 min ago
We love seeing all the Washburn blue around campus! #BodsAtSea #WUBlueOut https://t.co/YxDrAp3n4h-14 hours 32 min ago