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  • 10/20/15 11:58 am CDT
    Washburn University 2015 Grand Homecoming candidates
    Editor’s note: Photos of the candidates are available upon request. TOPEKA, Kansas – Ten Washburn University students have been selected as candidates for 2015 Homecoming king and queen. After an all-student vote this week, the Homecoming king and queen will be crowned on Saturday, Oct. 24 at halftime of the football game vs. University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos, Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl. The football game begins at 2 p.m. Selected as Homecoming queen candidates:Alexa Bowen,more...
  • 10/15/15 1:04 pm CDT

    Last chance to sign up for Washburn's largest homecoming tailgate and the Bow Tie Bash

    Topeka, Kansas - The Grand Tailgate begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 on the Memorial Union lawn and will be a barbecue meal, including drinks and desserts. The cost to attend the tailgate is $5 per person, and children 5 and younger will be admitted at no cost. To make a reservation, visit www.washburn.edu/homecoming.Immediately following the football game, at approximately 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24 join the Bow Tie Bash in the Memorial Union and the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. Footballmore...
  • 10/9/15 9:32 am CDT
    WHAT: Ichabods Around Town, an art-icon event, will debut with Capitol Federal® statueWHEN: 10 a.m. Monday, Oct 12WHERE: Capitol Federal®, 1201 SW Topeka Blvd.WHO: Washburn University President, Jerry Farley and Capitol Federal® Chairman, John B. Dicus, along with Washburn and Capitol Federal representatives, will reveal the first Ichabod statue.DETAILS: In honor of Washburn University’s 150th celebration, the Ichabod will become Topeka’s newest form of eclectic street décor. Washburn, alongmore...
  • 10/7/15 9:07 am CDT
    TOPEKA, Kansas -- Washburn University students are making their way to Florida this week to present original research findings to the International Association of Computer Information Systems.  Graduate student Michaela Saunders, and senior Keval Shah – along with research partner Zachary Smith, who was unable to attend – worked under the tutelage of Nan Sun, professor, computer information sciences, to produce "What Makes Them Click: Gender, Social Media and the College Audience." more...
  • 10/5/15 3:42 pm CDT
    Washburn alumnus, The Honorable Robert J. Dole
    Topeka, KS – Celebrate 150 years of Washburn University at the Grand Homecoming Oct. 18 to 25, 2015. The weeklong celebration is packed full of fun activities for all ages. Beginning Sunday, Oct. 18, there will be daily activities and events starting with Bods on the Avenue and culminating with the three largest events, Saturday, Oct. 24 –Grand Parade, Grand Tailgate and Bow Tie Bash and Grand Finale. The Bow Tie Bash is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate Washburn’s 150thmore...

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