Love the night sky? Whether you want to see it from a refracting
telescope or the comfort of a chair on a Saturday afternoon, come to
Four open house events will occur at the Crane Observatory in March and
April. Mark Smith, who directs outreach programs for the Washburn
Department of Physics and Astronomy, said Crane Observatory open houses
will go on as scheduled if the sky is mostly clear at start time. Hemore...
Kari Byron and Tory Belleci from the Discovery Channel television show
“MythBusters” will speak at the Washburn University Lecture Series at 7
p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the Washburn Room, Memorial Union, Washburn
campus. Seating is limited. Free tickets to the event may be picked up
in the student activities and Greek life office, located in the lower
level of Memorial Union or at the door if available. No more than two
tickets may be picked upmore...
The Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, will present three art
exhibitions, Contemporary Reflections: Brown v. Board of Education After
Sixty Years, “Teach Your Children Well:” Shane Evans’ Images of African
American Resistance and Art for Social Change, to commemorate the
sixtieth anniversary of the Brown v. Board decision and the fiftieth
anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. “We are excited to participate in
this community conversationmore...
For the first time, Washburn students who have completed their initial
semester of college with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher will be
recognized formally by the university. The ceremony is the newest piece
of Washburn’s extensive First Year Experience program for student
Washburn’s First Year Experience (FYE) program is aimed at helping
students transition to college smoothly and ultimately succeed to
Finding the right volunteer opportunity in Topeka is now as easy as
touching a button for Washburn students.
Known as Washburn Engage, the 42-inch touch screen installed recently at
Mabee Library already displays the volunteer opportunities of more than
30 community partners. The number of partners continues to grow. The new
technology is unique to Washburn and is one of the first projects of the
campus-wide High-Impact Initiativemore...