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Week Ahead on Wednesday for February 6, 2019

02/06/19 03:02 pm CST
"The Interpretation & Enforcement of Non-disclosure Agreements"
Week Ahead on Wednesday for February 6, 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, February 7, 2019

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

Washburn presents its annual “Bow Tie Fair”

The spring BOWTIE Fair is Feb. 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Washburn Room of the Union. This program gives students a chance to learn about campus activities, join a student organization (or two or three...), learn more about majors and check out study abroad opportunities. Many different majors and organizations will be exhibiting at the fair.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Noon  – Memorial Union (Thomas Room) -- Free & Open to the Public

How Community Writing Empowers – a Gender Brown Bag

An exchange of body shaming stories among friends on social media turned into a piece of community writing; English Professor Louise Krug will explain how this process happened and connect her experience to work by social worker and researcher Brenè Brown. Krug will discuss the idea that writing about a traumatic experience empowers you to own the story. She will discuss strategies for letting writing empower us all and why that is important and lead a group writing exercise at the end of her presentation.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Resume Road Show --- 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  – Memorial Union


Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Career Fair --- 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  – Lee Arena -- Free & Open to the Public

Resume Roadshow & Career Fair

Washburn is hosting its annual spring Resume Roadshow and Career Fair in February. Bring your resume to the Resume Roadshow for employers and Career Services to provide brief reviews. No appointment necessary, resumes of Washburn students are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. The Resume Roadshow is Monday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. outside the Corner Store in the Union.

The Career Fair is Wednesday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Lee Arena; attendees will have the opportunity to network with more than 90 employers offering part-time, internship, and full-time opportunities. This is a great event to explore career paths as well. Bring copies of your resume, professional dress is expected.

Monday, February 11, 2019

12:30 p.m.  – Mabee Library  -- Free & Open to the Public

A Presentation: The Interpretation & Enforcement of Non-disclosure Agreements – a Themester event

Professor Andrea J. Boyack, from Washburn's School of Law, will present "The Interpretation & Enforcement of Non-disclosure Agreements" as part of Themester and Mondays at Mabee. Boyack's presentation is Feb. 11 at 12:30 p.m. in Mabee Library.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Noon  – Memorial Union (Cottonwood Room) -- Free & Open to the Public

Women and Leadership - a Gender Brown Bag

Juli Mazachek, vice president of academic affairs, will present about a WTE project she advised last spring on women in leadership. The project included a review of key research regarding the role of gender in leadership, the impact of gender on the leader, their direct reports and supervisors, and the implicit bias that continues to exist and potential ways to address this bias in the future. This session will close with a more general discussion of Washburn, including its strengths and areas for future growth.


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

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