The Mulvane Art Museum was recently contacted by the Art in Embassies
program of the U.S. State Department to lend several large paintings to
the American Embassy in Moscow. The current ambassador to Russia, John
F. Tefft, is originally from Wisconsin, and he requested landscape
paintings that depicted the Midwest and the West. Tefft selected the
following works from the Mulvane’s collection:
Joan Foth, From the High Road, 1991,more...
A simple field trip could open vast possibilities in the minds of local
students. Every seventh grader in USD 501 will have an opportunity to
tour the career programs offered at Washburn Tech, 5724 SW Huntoon St.,
during Youth Career Days set from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 to 1:45 p.m.
on April 30 and 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. on May 4 and 5.
The initiative is a joint venture involving Washburn Tech, Topeka Public
A new milestone will be reached by Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides
program when three vehicles are given away at one time at 9:30 a.m. on
Thursday, May 7, on the south apron of the Kansas Statehouse. In
addition, State Farm Insurance will present another major donation to
the program through the Washburn University Foundation.
“State Farm is known for being a good neighbor, and that shows in their
dedication to the community and Recycledmore...
Washburn University alumnus Jeff Kready, along with his wife and fellow
Broadway performer Nikki Renee Daniels, are sharing their passion for
music and theatre with students this week as Ruth Garvey Cochener Fink
Professors of Leadership.
Kready graduated from Washburn in 2005 with a degree in music education.
Both he and Daniels have performed in numerous leading roles on the
nation’s biggest stages and have been recognized with Tonymore...
Washburn’s fifth annual Leadership Challenge Event is bringing 150 high
school and college students to Topeka to compete in a real world,
real-time leadership simulation. The event is planned, organized and run
by students in the Washburn University Leadership Institute.
“The LCE has become a pillar event, not only for Washburn, but for the
greater Topeka community,” said Marissa Dake, this year’s Leadership
Challenge Event Fellow. Dakemore...