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  • 6/5/18 2:31 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Twenty-six high school students from nine Shawnee County high schools will participate in the second High School Leadership Academy (HSLA) June 10 – 16, 2018 at Washburn University. Made possible by a grant from the Topeka Community Foundation, the Washburn University Leadership Institute hosts the academy and Washburn students facilitate it.      The mission of HSLA is to develop leadership skills in high school students and create amore...
  • 5/23/18 2:26 pm CDT
    Left to right: Jacob Struber, Matt Spezia and Reed Trease
         Topeka, Kan. – A trio of Washburn University students keep earning recognition with an idea they brought to life in 2017. Jacob Struber, Matt Spezia and Reed Trease competed against students from around the world and placed second in the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Worldwide Business Plan Competition. They earned second place with their business plan for Moderno Metros, an app that uses GPS and interactive maps to help drivers locate parking spots andmore...
  • 5/21/18 5:51 pm CDT
            Topeka, Kan. – At 8:20 a.m. this morning, Monday, May 21, 2018, the Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) received a phone call from an unknown individual stating that an explosive device was on the campus (5724 SW Huntoon). The Washburn Tech administration immediately followed university safety protocol.            The Washburn University police department assisted with themore...
  • 5/10/18 2:58 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. - Washburn University will give four honorary doctorates during spring 2018 commencement ceremonies May 12, 2018. The honorary degree is the highest academic recognition Washburn University can bestow. These recipients have demonstrated high standards of excellence in their life and work as evidenced by scholarship, public service, and in commitment to the development of Washburn University.J. Thomas Marten, doctor of law     J. Thomasmore...
  • 5/10/18 9:47 am CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University will host four commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 12. We are sharing three stories that help highlight the class of 2018.San Diego Native Discovers Love for Nursing Far from Home – Katherine OrmeA nursing major from San Diego, Cal., Katherine Orme is the first Ichabod in her family. Orme learned about Washburn while earning degrees at Kansas State University and she knew it was the right choice for her to study nursing.“The best part about being a studentmore...

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