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  • 4/9/19 2:45 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) has recognized Washburn University senior Paul Mismaque as the Outstanding Peer Education Student for 2018-2019. James Barraclough, director of undergraduate initiatives for the Washburn University Center for Student Success and Retention, and lecturer, received the award for Outstanding Advisor for 2018-2019. NASPA presented the awards during the Meeting of the Minds conferencemore...
  • 4/2/19 2:41 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University history lecturer Charles Anthony Silvestri will perform readings from his recently published book of lyric poetry, “A Silver Thread.” Silvestri’s reading and meet and greet is this Wednesday, April 3 at noon in the Ichabod Shop, located in the lower level of Memorial Union on Washburn’s campus. He will be available to sign copies and talk with attendees. It is free and open to the public.     Published in February, “A Silvermore...
  • 3/25/19 3:53 pm CDT
    2019 Dancing Blues: Division II National Champions
         Topeka, Kan. – The Washburn University Dancing Blues brought three national championship trophies home this past weekend. The dance team earned the overall Division II National Championship title in the national American Dance/Drill Team competition. They also placed first in both the jazz and hip-hop categories. This is the first overall Division II National Championship win for the team.     The Dancing Blues 2019 wins follow two successful years in themore...
  • 3/25/19 12:22 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – The Voter Friendly Campus initiative has designated Washburn University as a “Voter Friendly Campus” for the 2019-2020 period. Washburn University is part of a select group of campuses from around the country that participated in the initiative and that received the designation.     Washburn students and advisors formed a committee to identify opportunities for democratic engagement on campus and formulated a plan to address thosemore...
  • 3/11/19 11:00 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Dr. Alexandra Klales, assistant professor of forensic anthropology at Washburn University, recently earned her American Board of Forensic Anthropology (ABFA) diplomate certification. As of 2018, there were only 119 ABFA board certified forensic anthropologists. This certification will make Klales one of a small number of anthropologists in the entire world deemed an ABFA board certified forensic anthropologist.    The ABFA certificationmore...

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