Fourteen Washburn University students were recently inducted into the Pi
Gamma Chapter of Beta Beta Beta, a national biology honor society.
Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly
undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and
appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human
knowledge through scientific research.
New members, listed by hometowns, aremore...
This week Washburn University School of Law was nationally recognized
for the quality of its legal education. Both US News and World Report
and National Jurist magazines gave high marks to the Washburn Law School.
Washburn Law jumped up 25 spots in the just released 2015 edition of the
US News and World Report’s annual ranking of the Best Grad Schools.
Washburn’s performance resulted in the second largest rankings
improvement in themore...
Four alumni and a longtime professor and administrator will be honored
at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 26 during the Washburn University Alumni
Awards Banquet at the Memorial Union. A cocktail reception begins at 6
p.m., followed by a dinner at 7 p.m.
Awards and honorees are:
Distinguished Service Award: Elsie (Medlin) Lesser, ba ’65,
Topeka. Lesser is a former director of student affairs and executive
director of themore...
“Capitalism: Not Guilty as Charged” will be discussed by Thomas Woods, a
renowned American historian and political analyst, at 5:30 p.m.,
Wednesday, March 5 in room 100, Henderson Learning Resources Center,
Washburn campus. The event is open to the public.
The aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008 left everyone in crisis,
from job losses to loss in their savings. Everyone jumped to the
conclusion that capitalism is the problem.more...
Japanese students from Fukuoka University are living and learning on the
Washburn University campus until March 13.
The 21 students each completed a rigorous application process to
participate in the exchange with Washburn, a partner university with
Fukuoka. While here they are studying intensive English and American
culture, sitting in on classes of interest to their major and
experiencing special events to acquaint them with Americanmore...