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  • 2/11/19 9:22 am CST
         Topeka, Kan. – Salina poet Patricia Traxler is the winner of the 2019 Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award in Poetry. This year's award ceremony will be held at Mabee Library on Tuesday, March 5 at 4:00 p.m. The Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award is given annually in celebration of those who write, read and whose lives are enhanced by the literature, history and culture of Kansas.     Traxler is an award-winning poet, essayist, and fiction writer, and themore...
  • 2/1/19 10:12 am CST
         Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Society of Professional Engineers (KSPE), the Washburn University mathematics and statistics department, and the Washburn University education department are hosting the annual MATHCOUNTS Topeka regional competition Saturday, Feb. 2 on the Washburn University campus. Middle school students nominated by their math teachers from the Topeka, Lawrence, and Emporia areas will go through several rounds of testing beginning at 8 a.m. Washburnmore...
  • 1/31/19 3:48 pm CST
         Topeka, Kan. - Dr. Dyan Watson will visit Washburn University as a Fink Visiting Professor Feb. 4–5, 2019. Watson will present a public lecture entitled “Creating Culturally Responsive Classrooms” Monday, Feb. 4 beginning at 7 p.m. in Washburn A/B room of the Memorial Union on the Washburn University campus. She will discuss the messages educators send to students and families about race and culture, and how to work on sending the “right” message. This event is freemore...
  • 1/31/19 2:28 pm CST
    Officer Charles Minton
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University police officer Terence “Charles” Minton was named VFW Law Enforcement Officer of the Year by VFW Philip Billard Post #1650. Minton was notified of this honor last week and will be officially recognized by the VFW on Saturday, Feb. 2.     Washburn University Police Captain Matt Simpson, who nominated Minton for this award, says that Minton is the epitome of a law enforcement officer.     “Officermore...
  • 1/28/19 5:07 pm CST
    WHAT: The Washburn University Center for Kansas Studies will host its annual Kansas Day Lecture Tuesday, Jan. 29. A reception will take place before the lecture, at 2:30 p.m., in the Rita Blitt Gallery on the Washburn University campus.Dr. Robert Warrior, Warrior, Hall Distinguished Professor of American Studies and Culture at the University of Kansas and a member/citizen of the Osage Nation, will speak at 3:00 p.m. in the Rita Blitt Art Gallery on the Washburn University campus. Warrior’smore...

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