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  • 9/25/15 1:26 pm CDT
         Washburn University announced its fall 2015 enrollments this morning. The university said that it made positive strides this year in reducing enrollment losses on the traditional campus. As a result, the fall total enrollment is 6,615, 107 students less than 2014. Total credit hour enrollment is 71,091, 2,311 hours less than 2014.      Despite the overall reduction in headcount, Washburn said it has seen growth in important segments of the studentmore...
  • 9/24/15 1:36 pm CDT
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    Campus, community reading “March,” written by Lewis and Andrew Aydin, and illustrated by Nate Powell

    A story of the Civil Rights Movement, “March,” has been selected as the featured book in the 2015-2016 Washburn University iREAD program. The two-part graphic novel was written by Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, and illustrated by Nate Powell.“March” shares the first-hand account of Lewis’ lifelong struggle for civil and human rights. Lewis is Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District Representative and an American icon widely known for his role in the Civil Rights Movement. He wasmore...
  • 9/22/15 8:42 am CDT
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                  SuEllen Fried, founder of Bully Safe USA and co-founder of Reaching Out From Within, is the second Ruth Garvey Cochener Fink Visiting Professor of Leadership this year at Washburn University. Fried, author of four books about bullying, will work with social work and education students on the prevention of bullying and abuse and with Washburn criminal justice students about a self-help program for inmates in Kansasmore...
  • 9/21/15 2:32 pm CDT
    Ichabods welcome their families and friends to campus for Washburn University’s Family Day Saturday, Sept. 26. The weekend is an opportunity for families to spend time together on the Washburn campus enjoying food, fun, games and many sporting events. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit Washburn.edu/family-day. Photo opportunities:Family Day + Topeka Metro Bikes, various times, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Start at the table near the Kuehne Bell Tower. Cost: Free.Ichabodmore...
  • 9/21/15 2:30 pm CDT
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    Launches drive with rally on National Voter Registration Day

                 A group of Washburn University students is launching an effort to register a thousand new voters in Topeka starting on Tuesday which happens to be National Voter Registration Day.  The group -- Students for Civic Engagement -- is a non-partisan organization formed to encourage participation in the political process.            "A number of us are politicalmore...

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