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Washburn University’s Annual Apeiron Showcase of Student Research is Friday, April 19, 2019

04/16/19 02:04 pm CDT

     Topeka, Kan. –More than a 100 Washburn University students will present at Apeiron, an annual campus-wide forum, Friday, April 19. The event begins at 10:00 a.m. In its 17th year, Apeiron occurs at several locations on campus: the Washburn Room of the Memorial Union for poster presentations, the Mulvane Art Museum for fine arts presentations, and Henderson Learning Resource Center for oral presentations. These events are free and open to the public.

10: 30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.       Fine Arts Presentations, Mulvane Art Museum

12:35 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.          Oral Presentations, Henderson Learning Resources Center

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.            Last Lecture, Memorial Union, Washburn Room B

3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.            Poster Session and Reception, Memorial Union, Washburn Room A

     Washburn students from all disciplines participate in the event, which allows students to display their research, scholarship, creative activities, and community engagement activities in a professional-like meeting. Any type of presentation used in a professional setting, such as a poster presentation, an oral presentation, an exhibition, or a performance, is acceptable. Students can present as many Apeiron projects as they would like.

     In Apeiron tradition, a professor will conclude the oral presentations. John Hunter, Professor Emeritus of Theatre, will be give the last lecture this year in the Memorial Union, Washburn room B. His presentation is titled “Volunteer Leadership in Your Community.”

     Apeiron, a Greek word meaning “unlimited,” began at Washburn in 1996. Participating students engage in research, creativity, and presentation at a level higher than any other forum on campus. In the last 14 years, more than 1,300 students have participated in Apeiron.

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