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 Feb. 12 ceremony is part of Washburn’s extensive
First Year Experience program for student success.
Washburn’s First Year Experience (FYE) program aims to help students
transition to college smoothly and ultimately succeed to graduation.
While the transition to college hasmore...
A noted scholar of international slavery and emancipation will share his
academic expertise and personal experience in leadership with the
Washburn University community and the public next week.
Steven Hahn will be on campus February 4-6, 2015 as a Ruth Garvey
Cochener Fink Professor of Leadership.
Hahn, the Nichols Professor in American History at the University of
Pennsylvania and Pulitzer Prize winning author will give themore...
The 2015 Kansas Silent Film Festival is returning on Friday, February 27
from 7-10 p.m. and continues Saturday, February 28 from 9 a.m. to 10
p.m. (with breaks for lunch and dinner). The festival venue is White
Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus in Topeka, Kansas. The
event is free and open to the public. This year’s festival will feature
some fascinating, sometimes controversial silent films including the
100th anniversary of themore...
Julene BairTOPEKA – “Our Fateful Journey Down the Ogallala Road,” will
be discussed by Julene Bair, whose Kansas memoir, The Ogallala Road,
explores the implications of draining the Ogallala Aquifer at the Kansas
Day Presentation at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 at the Mulvane Art Museum,
Washburn University. The event is free and open to the public. Bair will
answer questions and sign copies of her memoir following the
Emily Juhnke, Hesston, Kan., was presented the Sibberson Award at
Washburn University’s fall commencement Friday, Dec. 12. This
prestigious award recognizes the highest-ranking members of the senior
class in the undergraduate program who completed degrees during the most
recent academic year. Micala Edgar, Greenleaf, Kan., and Daniel Strahm,
Sabetha, Kan., also were finalists for the fall 2014 Sibberson Award.
Juhnke graduated with amore...