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  • 2/26/19 1:38 pm CST
         Topeka, Kan.—The Washburn University Leadership Institute will host a record-number 43 high school and college teams for the 2019 Leadership Challenge EventTM (LCETM) Feb. 28 and March 1. This is the ninth annual LCE the Leadership Institute has hosted. This event grows in popularity each year – the Leadership Institute allowed more teams to join the competition when the original 36 slots filled completely during early bird registration.     The LCEmore...
  • 2/22/19 11:53 am CST
         Topeka, Kan. – More than 210 middle school and high school students from Topeka and surrounding communities will present on “Triumph and Tragedy in History” at Washburn University on Saturday, Feb. 23 in the District 3 History Day competition. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. in Washburn's Memorial Union, with competitions beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Memorial Union and Henderson Learning Center. This is the competition’s 20th year at Washburn.     Nationally,more...
  • 2/21/19 4:17 pm CST
         Topeka, Kan. – Dr. Eva Mroczek will deliver her lecture ‘Out of the Cave: Manuscript Discoveries and New Biblical Pasts” as part of the Thomas L. King Lecture in Religious Studies series. The lecture takes place Monday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Washburn Rooms A and B in Memorial Union on the Washburn University campus. A reception will follow immediately after the lecture. Both the lecture and reception are free and the public is welcome.     Mroczek is anmore...
  • 2/19/19 4:29 pm CST
         Topeka, Kan. – Harold Holzer will present “Lincoln and 150 Years of Fake News” during Washburn University’s annual Harman Lincoln Lecture. The lecture is Thursday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center.      “The Face of Lincoln,” a bronze statue, will be unveiled in conjunction with this lecture. The mask was originally created by renowned American artist and former Washburn University (then Washburn College) instructor Robert Merrellmore...
  • 2/18/19 10:03 am CST
         Topeka, Kan. – ACT, the organization known widely for administering the college readiness exam, has selected Dr. Alan Bearman as the 2019 Kansas ACT College and Career Readiness Postsecondary Champion. Bearman is a professor of history and the dean of university libraries & the center for student success and retention at Washburn University.     The ACT College and Career Readiness Champions are individuals across the country who support ACT’smore...

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