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  • 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...
  • 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...

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