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  • 9/29/17 9:42 am CDT

    Exhibit open now through January 6, 2018

          Detention Nation is an installation by Sin Huellas, a Texas/Mexico art collective on display now through January 6, 2018 at Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum. Contained by a chain link fence topped with razor wire, the exhibition seeks to reveal the harsh realities of U.S. immigration detention facilities. Sin Huellas founding members include Delilah Montoya, Orlando Lara, Douglas Menjivar, Brenda Cruz-Wolf, Deyadira Trevino, and Carlos Carrasco.   more...
  • 9/29/17 9:22 am CDT

    Open now through December 16, 2017

         Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate showcases the diverse work of 39 artists who have transformed thousands of anti-Semitic and racist books into an uplifting and dynamic exhibition. The exhibition – open now through December 16, 2017, at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum -- is visually powerful, thought-provoking, sometimes humorous, always challenging, and ultimately deeply moving.     The story of Speaking Volumes began in 2003 when the Montanamore...
  • 9/28/17 9:52 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Byron Hurt will present “Locker Room Talk or Toxic Masculinity? Let’s Talk” Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, on the Washburn University campus. This guest lecture explores race, gender, class, and popular culture, with a particular focus on gender violence prevention. This event is free and open to the public.     Hurt is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, author, and speaker. The formermore...
  • 9/26/17 2:53 pm CDT
    Washburn University Pitch Competition Poster
         The annual Washburn University School of Business pitch competition welcomes Washburn University and Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) students pitch a new business idea to a panel of judges. The top four presentations win the prizes along with the top freshman entry and the top Washburn Tech entry.   The total prize pool of $25 thousand comes through a partnership with Go Topeka     “Students have the opportunity to explain theirmore...
  • 9/23/17 3:13 pm CDT
    Washburn University 2017 Family of the Year
         Washburn University has been a way of life for three generations for the 2017 Family of the Year.  The Cafer/Debenham family counts nine Washburn graduates in their ranks along with one of Washburn’s past coaches and athletic directors.  What’s more, the family also has a current Washburn senior in its ranks.     “There aren’t many students who can say they were born to be an Ichabod,” says senior communications major Glynnis Debenham, “but Imore...

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