Area mascot performers, including Washburn University’s Ichabod, will
learn how to better engage a crowd, without words, to make their mascot
programs more successful at a Mascot Boot Camp, July 25-27, at Washburn
campus. The Boot Camp will be a one-of-a-kind experience that
specifically targets performers who dress as a character and whose job
is crowd entertainment and interaction.
The camp will be led by David Raymond, owner ofmore...
After jumping 14.8 percentage points, Washburn University School of Law
was named a top law school in increasing employment gains from 2011 to
2013. The listing "Largest
employment gains by school" was released by preLaw and the
National Jurist magazines on July 15. Washburn Law’s graduate
employment rate increased to 78.5 percent in 2013 from 63.7 percent in
“We are certainly pleased that our graduates are doing well andmore...
Noted percussionist Jeff Hamilton taught a captive audience of more than
40 at a Master Class offered Wednesday as part of the 10th annual
Washburn University Total Percussion Camp.
Participants worked through different strokes meant for using brushes,
sticks or mallets on a drumset. They “sang” what they intended to play
and focused on the importance of internalizing music and letting it
really come from within. And they got a lessonmore...
“Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965” by
author Juan Williams has been selected as the featured book in the
2014-2015 Washburn University iREAD program.
Based on the PBS-TV series of the same name, this book is Williams’
examination of the first decade of the American Civil Rights Movement
and was chosen in part to coincide with the 60th anniversary
of the Brown v. Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court Decisionmore...
From July 22 to August 2, the Mulvane Art Museum will show the original
artwork for the illustrations The Tree Who Walked Through
Time—A Tree Identification Book, a children’s book by
Lawrence author and photographer Maureen Carroll. Proceeds from sales of
the original art, signed prints and books will support the Mulvane Art
Museum’s educational programs, including the ArtLab. A reception and
book signing will take place at the Mulvane Artmore...