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  • 4/12/19 1:43 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University Band will perform their annual spring concert Monday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in White Concert Hall. The performance is free and open to the public. The band will perform Ticheli’s Amazing Grace, Bernstein’s West Side Story, Anderson’s Sandpaper Ballet and other works by Holst, Sousa and more. Sandpaper Ballet will feature Kevin Harry, Sabrina Cathcart and Nicholas Hogue.     The University Band, directed by Dr. Tom Seddon, ismore...
  • 4/10/19 5:01 pm CDT
    WHAT: The first Washburn International Film Institute (WIFI) Film Festival starts tomorrow, April 11th and runs through April 13th.  This first festival attracted nearly two thousand films from nearly 90 countries.Features include the premiere for a documentary about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy by Allan Holzman ("Survivors of the Holocaust," "Old Man River"), who is a Peabody and two-time Emmy award-winning filmmaker.Additionally, the festival willmore...
  • 4/10/19 4:19 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University’s mass media department is celebrating their 25th anniversary with a banquet and keynote speaker. The banquet begins 6 p.m. Thursday, April 11 in Washburn A/B in Memorial Union on Washburn’s campus. Tickets are free for students and $20 for mass media alumni and friends. More than 120 tickets have been sold; this is the first year that tickets have been free for students.      Michel’ Cole, Washburn alumna and energy companymore...
  • 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...

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