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  • 10/27/14 7:08 am CDT
    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...
  • 10/18/14 7:08 am CDT
    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...
  • 9/26/14 7:08 am CDT
    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. Michael Gleason,more...
  • 9/22/14 7:08 am CDT

    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...
  • 9/18/14 7:08 am CDT
    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...

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Less than one week until Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement & one of TIME's Women of the Year, speaks at… https://t.co/FiVXiDR0W6-1 hour 35 min ago
Come hang out with Mr. Ichabod and his friends at Scorch on the Porch in the Union! https://t.co/GzYmII1ukv-4 hours 27 min ago
Professor Sharon Sullivan & students will discuss their experiences presenting at the United Nations' Commission on… https://t.co/dLyAVBfpoV-6 hours 19 min ago