Animal Planet host and leading conservationist Jeff Corwin will share
why he has worked for the conservation of endangered species and
ecosystems around the globe at the Washburn Lecture Series at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 29 in White Concert Hall, Garvey Fine Arts Center,
Washburn University campus. Washburn students get in free with their
Washburn ID and a suggested donation of five non-perishable food items
or $2. The event also is open to themore...
Washburn University seniors Alex Crume, Topeka, and Carly Willis,
Newton, Kan., were crowned Homecoming queen and king during halftime of
the Washburn University football game vs. Missouri Western State
University, Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl, Washburn University on
Saturday, Oct. 18.
Crume is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon and has served as president, vice
president of finance and recruitment, as well as president ofmore...
In the coming months, Washburn University students, faculty and staff
will have the opportunity to learn from four individuals renowned in
their disciplines as they serve as the 2014-2015 Ruth Garvey Cochener
Fink Professors of Leadership.
The visiting professorships, made possible by university donors, support
leadership education on campus and within the community of Topeka and
greater Shawnee County.
Media Opportunity: Halftime of Washburn football game, Saturday, Sept. 20. Football game begins at 2:07 p.m.
The Fry family, of Topeka, will be recognized as the 2014 Washburn
University Family of the Year on Saturday, Sept. 20. They will be
honored during halftime Family Day celebration at the Washburn football
game against Pittsburg State University.
The mother/daughter duo, Anita Fry and Meredith Fry, both currently
enrolled at Washburn, nominated their family for this award because in
2014, four of the five Fry family members have beenmore...
Three student-written plays, performed by students as a script-in-hand
production, will be presented this weekend at the Andrew J and Georgia
Neese Gray Theatre in the Garvey Fine Arts Center.
“Open Book: Three original plays to wrap your mind around” features
“Petrol” by Cal Phoenix, “Stick Winter,” by Kerry Wright and “Choices”
by Austin Swisher.
Director Penelope Weiner said these three plays were chosen because theymore...