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...
Washburn’s Mabee Library would like to invite the community to an open
house from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4.
Washburn President Jerry Farley will make brief remarks about the recent
renovations at Mabee Library and the Center for Student Success. There
also will be plenty of refreshments. Personalized tours of the library
and its student-centered facilities will be provided by Alan Bearman,
dean of libraries, and other staff membersmore...
Honors were awarded Saturday to junior and senior high school students
from northeast Kansas who participated in the District 3 regional 2014
History Day Competition, held Feb. 22 at Washburn University. The event
was sponsored by the Washburn history department.
This year’s National History Day theme is "Rights & Responsibilities in
History." In all, 207 students from 12 middle, junior and senior high
schools and a home schoolmore...