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  • 11/5/18 10:32 am CST
         Washburn University gathered with representatives from Westar Energy today to announce a 20-year agreement for green energy produced by a new wind farm.  The university will be purchasing 4 megawatts of energy from the new 300-megawatt wind farm to be constructed in northeast Kansas.  That purchase will cover about 80 percent of the energy needs of the Washburn University and Washburn Tech campuses.  The new wind farm is expected to come online in the fourthmore...
  • 11/2/18 11:26 am CDT

    Media Event Scheduled for Monday, November 5, 2018

    WHAT: Washburn University President Jerry Farley will announce the university’s commitment to purchase wind energy sufficient to cover 80 percent of it’s needs for both the Washburn University and Washburn Tech campuses.  This will mark a major commitment by the university green energy as well as saving the university up to $100 thousand a year.WHEN: Monday, November 5, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.WHERE: Second floor of the atrium in Morgan Hall (the main building with the Ichabod in front) justmore...
  • 10/31/18 3:25 pm CDT
    Welcome to a special newsletter from the Public Relations staff at Washburn University.  This newsletter goes out every Wednesday when classes are in session.  It's designed to showcase events and story possibilities in the coming week.  For more information about any of these events or story tips, contact Washburn's Public Relations Department at wurelations@washburn.edu or at 785-670-1711.Wednesday, October 31, 20185:30 p.m. –7:30 p.m.  – Memorial Union &more...
  • 10/31/18 11:36 am CDT
         The Washburn Law Journal will host a symposium titled “Law in the Post-Truth Era” on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The symposium will bring together national experts in the legal field to define “post-truth” and discuss timely topics such as how to manage a jury harboring an aversion to evidence-based reasoning, and how fields like oil and gas law are affected by debates of “alternative facts.”     “Since the days of ancient Greece, rhetoric and emotionalmore...
  • 10/24/18 2:01 pm CDT
    Welcome to a special newsletter from the Public Relations staff at Washburn University.  This newsletter goes out every Wednesday when classes are in session.  It's designed to showcase events and story possibilities in the coming week.  For more information about any of these events or story tips, contact Washburn's Public Relations Department at wurelations@washburn.edu or at 785-670-1711.It was a short week due to the fall break so only a few events for this editionmore...

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