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  • 5/3/17 5:09 pm CDT
    Welcome to a special newsletter from the University 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 University Relations Department at wurelations@washburn.edu or at 785-670-1711.Friday, May 5, 2017Last day of classesThings are wrapping up thismore...
  • 5/3/17 3:44 pm CDT
    Kelley Hunt

    Music festival features wide variety of music, Kelley Hunt as headliner

                 It’s been more than 60 years since the Supreme Court ended “separate but equal” schools with the landmark Brown versus Board of Education decision.  This year, the co-sponsors plan to create a special musical festival to commemorate the decision as well as Topeka’s prominent role in the modern civil rights movement.            The Brown Foundation (formally known as the Brown Foundationmore...
  • 5/3/17 3:25 pm CDT
    Washburn Tech is gearing up to host its 18th annual Car Show from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5 at 5724 SW Huntoon St. Entry fees for the show, which is free to the public, is $15 prior to the event or $20 on the day of the show.Car entries will be divided into five classes: custom/low riders, antique cars and trucks, muscle cars, motorcycles and special interest. Additional attractions include food, a live band, a heavy equipment rodeo, a car bash as well as a golf contest and othermore...
  • 5/1/17 12:17 pm CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Joshua Wilhelm, a Washburn Tech student and Holton High School senior, believes his training at Washburn Tech is preparing him to excel as an automotive service technician. Now, he has a gold medal to prove it after winning first place at SkillsUSA Kansas.“In the competition, we diagnosed electrical problems, made measurements and compared them to specifications, determined if parts could be reused and had a job interview,” said Wilhelm. “By winning first place, I am the bestmore...
  • 4/28/17 12:16 pm CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Phi Theta Kappa Alumni of Washburn University (PTKAW) will be chartered by the international headquarters of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as an official university-based Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Chapter Sunday, April 30.Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the international honor society of the two-year college, and Washburn is one of the most generous senior institutions to alumni of PTK for scholarship opportunities. PTK confers official recognition on active groups of alumni at four-more...

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Enjoy the weather today by visiting all of the sculptures on campus! Click here to learn more about six of them: https://t.co/vTaGj67MCg-16 hours 45 min ago
Welcome to our newest Ichabods on campus for orientation today! We're happy to have you here, and can't wait for the fall semester! #WUNSO17-1 day 15 hours ago
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