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  • 5/7/19 10:32 am CDT
                 Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University announced today that it is joining with the City of Topeka and Topeka JUMP (Justice, Unity and Ministry Project) to explore a strategy designed to improve community safety and reduce violence.           “We have worked hard to build and maintain a safe environment on our campus and we would like to offer our significant expertise to the effort underway by the City andmore...
  • 5/6/19 10:24 am CDT
    WHAT: Washburn University continues the traditional of serving students a “Late Night Breakfast” the Monday of Finals Week tonight, May 6. Hundreds of Washburn students will take a break to join friends for the free breakfast served by Washburn faculty and staff. This event is symbolic of the support the entire campus lends to students as they complete their final week of classes each Spring semester.WHEN: Monday, May 6, 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.WHERE: Memorial Union on the Washburn Universitymore...
  • 5/1/19 11:44 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) and The Suder Foundation, named Washburn University as a First Forward institution. The First Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education that have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students.     “The Center is so pleased tomore...
  • 4/29/19 3:23 pm CDT
         TOPEKA, Kan. - Washburn University will host a Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, April 30th at the Kuehne Bell Tower at 7 p.m., to honor Ichabod football player Dwane Simmons. In case of rain, the vigil will be in the Memorial Union in Washburn rooms A and B, on the Washburn campus.       The Washburn Ichabod football team, athletic department and campus community are mourning the loss of Simmons, a junior mass media major from Lee's Summit, Mo.,more...
  • 4/28/19 11:24 am CDT
         Washburn University issued the following statement this morning to the university community:To the campus community:We come to you this morning with sad and difficult news.  Early this morning two of our students were the victims of an off-campus shooting.  Dwane Simmons, a junior and a member of the football team, was killed in the incident.  In addition, Corey Ballentine, a senior, was injured.  Ballentine is expected to make a full recovery.Any timemore...

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Congrats Bods! We're proud of your hard work and decision to academics AND athletics #GOBODS https://t.co/NUbXJs9sWh-3 hours 27 min ago
It's National Mascot Day and we're celebrating Mr. Ichabod! A frequent guest on "most unusual mascot" lists, Mr. Ic… https://t.co/RiFJAr0GRe-21 hours 31 min ago
RT : Congrats to former Washburn student athlete Gary Woodland on his U.S. Open win! #GoBods #USOpen https://t.co/wTiBeW6o4F-1 day 33 min ago