WU announcement October 14

Tip of the week: Justice Nancy Moritz, a two-time Ichabod, will be formally invested on the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday at White Concert Hall in a special session of the court. Because of this amazing opportunity for your fellow Ichabod, parking lots E, 10 and 11 will be closed on Friday. Learn more below.

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Wednesday, Oct. 15 – Homecoming 2014 continues

HOMECOMING EVENTS: Top Hats are on display. Feed your Bod at Scorch on the Porch. Vote for Royalty (on my.washburn.edu) and don’t you dare miss Open Mic Night!

Learn more about the #BodsAtArrowhead football game on Nov. 15 and the social media contest going on now by stopping by the table in the Memorial Union.

Get active with Yoga on the Lawn. Enjoy the art of Tiffanie Locke and Washburn Alumni and make your own for the Washburn 150 Facebook Photography contest.

Hey, Faculty: Get over to C-TEL for Webinar Wednesday and don’t forget Freshman mid-term grades are due.

Thursday, Oct. 16

HOMECOMING EVENTS: Top Hats are on display. The Ichabod Shop has a great sale. Vote for Royalty (on my.washburn.edu). Decorate a cake. Watch some Aztec dancers. Don’t forget Yell Like Hell at 7 p.m. at Lee Arena. Stay on campus for this great event and bring a can to help Washburn Can Emporia.

Learn over lunch at a Gender Brown Bag about Roller Derby and with C-TEL this afternoon.

 Christian Challenge and Ichtus meet tonight. The Crane Observatory is having an open house and Washburn Jazz ensembles are performing a concert tonight.

Friday, Oct. 17

HOMECOMING EVENTS: Wear Washburn today for a chance to win! Top Hats are on display. The Ichabod Shop has a great sale. Today’s your [my.washburn.edu]last chance to vote for royalty. Homecoming After Hours with the Alumni Association is complimentary.

Don’t get the flu. Get a flu shot!

Celebrate 10 years of the SRWC and Rec Your Afternoon!

Special Session of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will sit in a special session at 2 p.m. today at White Concert Hall. The session will last approximately one hour and will feature speakers and the formal investiture of Washburn’s own Nancy Moritz, BBA ’82, JD ’85, as a justice of the court.

Students, Faculty and staff are welcome to attend the investiture but must behave in accordance with the rules of federal court. During the session, Moritz’s daughters will assist with her official robing. Her daughters are Kathleen Landis and Sarah Roe. Roe, and her husband, Ryan Roe, both are current education majors at Washburn.

Mortiz previously served on the Kansas Supreme Court. She is the second Ichabod to be named to the 10th Circuit Court. The first was Delmas Hill, who earned a law degree in 1929 and was appointed to the court in 1961. The 10th Circuit is based in Denver and covers Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming. Congratulations, Justice Mortiz!

Because of this amazing opportunity, parking lots E, 10 and 11 near White Concert Hall will be closed on Friday. Please plan accordingly.   

Stay on campus tonight to support your Ichabod Soccer and Volleyball teams tonight or hear the Music Faculty Showcase concert.

Saturday, Oct. 18 – Happy Homecoming!

HOMECOMING EVENTS: Watch the parade with the Washburn University Foundation. Gear up for the big game while you tailgate with the Alumni Association. Make something at the ArtLab Family Day and cheer on your Washburn Ichabods on the football field and the volleyball court. Go, Bods!

Sunday, Oct. 19

Ichabod Soccer is home today and the Fall Choral Concert is happening, too. Don’t miss out.

Monday, Oct. 20

Learn more about the #BodsAtArrowhead football game on Nov. 15 and the social media contest going on now.

Have you helped Washburn Can Emporia?

Check out the art of Vivian Mosier and make your own for the Washburn 150 Facebook Photography Contest.

Faculty Senate and the Non-Traditional Student Association meet today.

Tuesday, Oct. 21

The SRWC’s Strong Bod Competition begins today.

Learn and discuss this afternoon about the minor in leadership studies, about the impact of the Great Recession on higher education, about strategies for student learning.

Young Americans for Liberty meets today.

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