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  • 2/21/18 3:34 pm CST
    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.Washburn Professor Co-Authors Chapter about Election 2016Washburn professor Jimmore...
  • 2/21/18 3:11 pm CST
         Washburn University School of Law’s Diversity Committee and the Washburn University Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host the Fair Housing and Financial Markets Diversity Symposium on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The symposium, which is free and open to the public, will run from 8:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center on the Washburn University campus.     The event will highlight the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act and the 10thmore...
  • 2/21/18 11:58 am CST
         Topeka, Kan. – Three Washburn University School of Business students, along with Assistant Professor Pamela Schmidt, brought home the Best Undergraduate Paper Award from the 2017 Midwest Region meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA). The team presented “Metro Bike Ride Share: A Data Conversion and Data Analysis Business Case Utilizing Weather and GPS Source Data.”      Students Liberty Beecham, Maureen Dombrow, and Matthew Hicksmore...
  • 2/21/18 9:01 am CST

    Former track star made history with his black-fisted salute at the 1968 Olympics

         The Auburn-Washburn Public Schools Foundation will be hosting one of the legends in using sports fame to advocate for human rights.  When John Carlos climbed onto the medal stand after his bronze medal win in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, he stood in black socks with no shoes and raised a black-gloved fist as a symbol of the fight for human rights.     On Thursday, February 22, Carlos will speak before an audience of high school students from all fivemore...
  • 2/19/18 9:49 am CST
    WHAT: Dr. Stephanie Shonekan, chair of the department of black studies at the University of Missouri, will present on the significance of the national anthem for the African-American identity and nationhood. Washburn University professors Dr. Kelly Erby, Dr. Dina Bennett, and Dr. Bruce Mactavish will join Shonekan after the presentation for a panel discussion. This event is free and open to the public.WHEN: Monday, February 19, 2018, 4 – 6 p.m.WHERE: Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center on themore...

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Today's weather isn't quite as warm as it has been recently, and we think the Ichabod football team appreciates it!… https://t.co/8taf9nSUX4-19 hours 1 min ago
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