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  • 4/12/19 1:53 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University will be hosting a transgender activist as part of a series of events centering on the LGBTQ+ community.  Jennicet Gutierrez is a transgender Latina organizer and advocate for transgender and immigrant rights. She will be presenting a lecture entitled “Trans Existence as an Act of Resistance” on Monday, April 15 at 12:30 p.m. in the Washburn Room of the Memorial Union. This presentation is free and open to the public.   more...
  • 4/12/19 1:43 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University Band will perform their annual spring concert Monday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in White Concert Hall. The performance is free and open to the public. The band will perform Ticheli’s Amazing Grace, Bernstein’s West Side Story, Anderson’s Sandpaper Ballet and other works by Holst, Sousa and more. Sandpaper Ballet will feature Kevin Harry, Sabrina Cathcart and Nicholas Hogue.     The University Band, directed by Dr. Tom Seddon, ismore...
  • 4/10/19 5:01 pm CDT
    WHAT: The first Washburn International Film Institute (WIFI) Film Festival starts tomorrow, April 11th and runs through April 13th.  This first festival attracted nearly two thousand films from nearly 90 countries.Features include the premiere for a documentary about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy by Allan Holzman ("Survivors of the Holocaust," "Old Man River"), who is a Peabody and two-time Emmy award-winning filmmaker.Additionally, the festival willmore...
  • 4/10/19 4:19 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University’s mass media department is celebrating their 25th anniversary with a banquet and keynote speaker. The banquet begins 6 p.m. Thursday, April 11 in Washburn A/B in Memorial Union on Washburn’s campus. Tickets are free for students and $20 for mass media alumni and friends. More than 120 tickets have been sold; this is the first year that tickets have been free for students.      Michel’ Cole, Washburn alumna and energy companymore...
  • 4/10/19 12:13 pm CDT
    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.Wednesday, April 10, 20196:30 p.m.  – Henderson Hall (Room 100)Nall Speakmore...

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