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  • 2/15/19 2:04 pm CST
    WHAT: The Washburn University dance team, the Dancing Blues, is hosting a youth dance clinic for children in kindergarten through sixth grade Saturday, Feb. 16, 9 – 11:30 a.m. Kids will work on dance techniques and will learn a new routine. Participants will perform what they learn during halftime of the men’s basketball game.The Washburn University basketball teams take on the University of Central Oklahoma Saturday; the women’s game is at 1 p.m. and the men’s game is at 3 p.m.WHEN: Dancemore...
  • 2/13/19 12:29 pm CST
    Welcome to a special newsletter from the Public Relations staff at Washburn University.  This newsletter goes out every Wednesday when classes are in session.  It's designed to showcase events and story possibilities in the coming week.  For more information about any of these events or story tips, contact Washburn's Public Relations Department at wurelations@washburn.edu or at 785-670-1711.February 14-17, 2019University Theatre in the Garvey Fine Arts Center – more...
  • 2/12/19 3:03 pm CST
         On what would have been Abraham Lincoln’s 210th birthday, Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum  is excited to announce it has acquired a bronze face mask of Abraham Lincoln. The mask was originally created in terra-cotta by renowned American artist and former Washburn University (then Washburn College) instructor Robert Merrell Gage. The opportunity emerged through the North Carolina Gallery of Fine Art, who purchased the original terra-cotta in 1992 andmore...
  • 2/11/19 9:44 am CST
    WHAT: More than 100 Topeka-area employers will be in Lee Arena Wednesday, Feb. 13. These employers want to discuss career opportunities that include internships, part-time and full-time positions. This event is free and primarily for Washburn University students; the public is welcome, too.WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.WHERE: Lee Arena in the Petro Allied Health Building, on the Washburn University campusDETAILS: Professional dress is expected and the Washburn University Careermore...
  • 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...

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Don't forget about Bowling for Blues tomorrow! Proceeds from this event support the Washburn Dancing Blues. https://t.co/m166liZXdo-5 hours 36 min ago
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