“Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965” by
author Juan Williams has been selected as the featured book in the
2014-2015 Washburn University iREAD program.
Based on the PBS-TV series of the same name, this book is Williams’
examination of the first decade of the American Civil Rights Movement
and was chosen in part to coincide with the 60th anniversary
of the Brown v. Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court Decisionmore...
The wheels are turning on yet another major construction effort on
The Washburn Board of Regents on Thursday approved the hiring of HTK/KWK
of Topeka. The firm will prepare architectural drawings for a new
350-bed student housing and dining facility to be built on the east side
of campus. That is about 50 beds smaller than the Living Learning Center.
The exact configuration of the student housing is unknown, Washburnmore...
“Ichabods Unleased is Washburn University’s 2014 Homecoming theme, which
will begin Monday, Oct. 13 and feature daily activities leading up to
the parade at 10 a.m. around campus and the Washburn football game
against Missouri Western State University Saturday, Oct. 18.
As Homecoming preparations continue through the summer and early fall,
learn more details at washburn.edu/homecoming or
University Homecoming onmore...
Washburn University and Heartland Visioning are excited to announce a
partnership that will allow two people to register for the cost of one
registration to participate in a day-long conversation on poverty
alleviation in our community.
The inaugural Topeka Community Conversation on Poverty will take place
June 11 at the Washburn University Memorial Union. Register online at washburn.edu/tccop.
Lunch is included in the cost ofmore...
Washburn University President Jerry Farley announces the appointment of
Marc B. Fried as university legal counsel.
Fried comes to Washburn from St. Louis (Mo.) Community College, where he
served as general counsel. Fried’s previous posts have included
associate at Armstrong Teasdale LLP and county counselor and first
assistant in the prosecuting attorney’s office, Jefferson County, Mo.
“We are delighted a person with this levelmore...