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  • 11/4/15 10:31 am CST
    WHAT: Ichabods Around Town, an art-icon event, statue unveiling in NOTOWHEN: 5:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6 (First Friday Art Walk)WHERE: NOTO Arts Center, 935 N. Kansas Ave.WHO: Representatives from Bartlett and West, Inc., Washburn University, the NOTO Arts District Board of Directors and Artist Margaret Ramberg will unveil the fiberglass Ichabod statue, “150 Years in Stride,” during First Friday Art Walk. The Ichabod statue is covered in glass mosaic, located in front of the NOTO Arts Center.more...
  • 11/2/15 11:48 am CST
    The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is officially opening its new $55 million forensic lab on the grounds of Washburn University today.  The 100,000 square foot building houses the Bureau’s state-of-the-art crime lab and replaces the existing facility located in the basement of a former Topeka school building.“We have more than 70 scientists and technicians working in our new building,” according to KBI Lab Director Mike Van Stratton.  “We serve as the crime lab for the entiremore...
  • 10/28/15 12:19 pm CDT
    In the age of the “selfie,” large egos, pride and a concern about who gets the credit stifles collaboration and effective leadership, according to Dr. David W. Carter, the Farley Visiting Professor of Ethics and Leadership at Washburn University.Carter has also developed a new concept in 21st century leadership titled “The Lesser Seat” which shows that the best leaders throughout history were not only humble and unpretentious, but also collaborative and selfless.Carter will be presenting hismore...
  • 10/27/15 12:55 pm CDT
    WHAT: Celebration of Cultures sponsored by the International Programs Office of Washburn University.  Admission is free and open to the public.WHEN: Friday, October 30th, 7:00-9:00 pmWHERE: White Concert Hall, Washburn UniversityDETAILS: The following groups and individuals will be performing.  Their homes locations are listed after the performers’ names:Opening Stage Dance: Linyao Feng, Lulu Chen, Jie Xu -- ChinaHurusato Sayaka Kine: Miku Yasuda, Yoriko Kato, Narumi Hishinuma, Mayumore...
  • 10/27/15 9:10 am CDT
    The Residential Council at Washburn University hosts its annual Trick-or-Treat off the Street event Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.The indoor Trick-or-Treat event in the Living Learning Center is open to all children middle school age and younger. Costumes are optional. Each child should bring a treat bag.“Trick-or-Treat off the Street provides a safe opportunity for kids to be off the street and in the residence halls,” said Jack Van Dam, a junior political science major from Wichita. “And itmore...

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