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Week Ahead on Wednesday for April 17, 2019

04/17/19 04:04 pm CDT
Week Ahead on Wednesday for April 17, 2019
Welcome to a special newsletter from the Public Relations staff at Washburn University.  This newsletter goes out every Wednesday when classes are in session.  It's designed to showcase events and story possibilities in the coming week.  For more information about any of these events or story tips, contact Washburn's Public Relations Department at wurelations@washburn.edu or at 785-670-1711

Thursday, April 18, 2019

3:00 p.m.  – Memorial Union (Blair Room) -- Free & Open to the Public

English Department Faculty Reading

Faculty members in the English department will read from their published works and discuss their research at this semi-annual faculty spotlight. Melanie Burdick, Louise Krug and Kara Kendall-Morwick will present April 18 at 3 p.m. in the Blair Room of the LLC. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, April 19, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  – Memorial Union (Washburn A&B) -- Free & Open to the Public

Washburn hosts Apeiron – the annual student showcase

Students show off their research, scholarship, creative activities, and community engagement activities

More than 100 students will present at Apeiron this Friday, April 19. Apeiron is an opportunity for students to show off their projects and research through fine arts presentations, oral presentations and poster presentations. These events are free and open to the public. Click here for a complete schedule and program: https://www.washburn.edu/academics/apeiron/previous-apeirons/2019-program-final.pdf?mc_cid=a08aec767d&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d

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

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

Monday, April 22, 2019

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  – Memorial Union Lawn -- Free & Open to the Public

Celebration of Earth Day – A “Scorch on the Porch” Event

Come and help celebrate Earth Day with displays, therapy animals and musical entertainment by Shoebox Money.  The Ichabod Shop will have specials on merchandise and there’s a special meal deal available for $5.50.

Monday, April 22, 2019

3:00 p.m.  – Rita Blitt Gallery -- Free & Open to the Public

Panel Discussion – Free Speech and the Misuse of Science

The Misuse of Science in Promoting Pseudoscientific Claims, with Professor Brian Thomas (Physics), Professor Laura Murphy (Anthropology), Professor Erin Grant (Criminal Justice) and Professor Ande Davis (English)

Monday, April 22, 2019

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  – Memorial Union (Shawnee Room) -- Free & Open to the Public

Traffic Stops 101 – What to Expect When You’re Pulled Over by Law Enforcement

Guest speakers from the Washburn Police Department, Shawnee County Sheriff's Office, and Kansas Highway Patrol will discuss procedures for traffic stops including how you should react. Following the presentations will be a Q&A where addressing the community's questions and concerns. This event is open to the public. The event is sponsored by Washburn’s Criminal Justice Student Association.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 – Saturday, April 20, 2019

See list for times  – Primarily White Concert Hall -- Free & Open to the Public

Recitals and performances galore from Washburn’s music department

The Washburn music department has numerous concerts, performances and student recitals in the last month of the semester. Performances are in White Concert Hall unless otherwise noted. All performances are open to the public. Events are free unless otherwise noted. Listed below are upcoming performances.

Trumpet Studio Recital
7 p.m., Wednesday, April 17
Carole Chapel

Saxophone Ensemble Concert
7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 17

Dustin Winters Senior Cello Recital
7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 18

Jacob Brooks Senior Saxophone Recital
3 p.m., Saturday, April 20

Dakota Jeeter Junior Clarinet Recital
4:30 p.m., Saturday, April 20
Carole Chapel

Sienna Haynes Senior Voice Recital
7:30 p.m., Saturday April 20


Washburn University
Patrick Early, (785) 670-1711
Director, Public Relations
(717) 385-1119 (cell)

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