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  • 5/13/19 4:46 pm CDT
         See creativity at its best at the annual art fair at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum on June 1 and June 2, 2019. More than eighty artists from across the country will offer paintings, drawings, prints, photography and jewelry along with works in fiber, glass, wood, bronze, steel, ceramics and textiles. The Fair will also feature hands-on art activities for families in the ArtLab Tent.      The hours for the Mulvane Art Fair will be 10 a.m. untilmore...
  • 5/7/19 10:32 am CDT
                 Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University announced today that it is joining with the City of Topeka and Topeka JUMP (Justice, Unity and Ministry Project) to explore a strategy designed to improve community safety and reduce violence.           “We have worked hard to build and maintain a safe environment on our campus and we would like to offer our significant expertise to the effort underway by the City andmore...
  • 5/1/19 11:44 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) and The Suder Foundation, named Washburn University as a First Forward institution. The First Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education that have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students.     “The Center is so pleased tomore...
  • 4/29/19 3:23 pm CDT
         TOPEKA, Kan. - Washburn University will host a Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, April 30th at the Kuehne Bell Tower at 7 p.m., to honor Ichabod football player Dwane Simmons. In case of rain, the vigil will be in the Memorial Union in Washburn rooms A and B, on the Washburn campus.       The Washburn Ichabod football team, athletic department and campus community are mourning the loss of Simmons, a junior mass media major from Lee's Summit, Mo.,more...
  • 4/28/19 11:24 am CDT
         Washburn University issued the following statement this morning to the university community:To the campus community:We come to you this morning with sad and difficult news.  Early this morning two of our students were the victims of an off-campus shooting.  Dwane Simmons, a junior and a member of the football team, was killed in the incident.  In addition, Corey Ballentine, a senior, was injured.  Ballentine is expected to make a full recovery.Any timemore...

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