The Washburn Review

Phi Alpha Theta presents Bethany R. Mowry Before and Beyond the “Wellerman”: Shanties and Sea Songs in the Golden Age of Sail

Virtual online through Zoom

As 2020 turned into 2021, TikTok turned into ShantyTok and the world rediscovered sailor songs. Scottish musician Nathan Evans’s cover of “Soon May the Wellerman Come”—a song that originated from the nineteenth-century Australasian whaling industry—led to an explosion of similar videos, as singers covered other historical songs of the sea or composed their own. The...

Historical Film Nights: ‘Things to Come’

ZOOM Link: The sustainability of civilization itself is at the heart of William Cameron Menzies’s "Things to Come" (1936). Pioneering sci-fi writer H. G. Wells, adapting his own novel, projects a timeline into the 21st century in this British classic, taking us through decades of destruction accompanying endless technologically-enhanced war (with a zombie-fying pandemic thrown...

HALO Blood Drive

Lee ArenaLee Arena, Petro Allied Health Center 19th & Washburn Avenue, Topeka

Here is your chance to help others. Did You know? Blood circulates throughout the entire body and helps to maintain life. Oxygen, nutrients, heat, hormones, and electrolytes are transported to body tissues by the blood, and it is also responsible for carrying waste and carbon dioxide away from tissues. Blood is comprised of platelets, plasma,...

WIFI Film Festival 2021

Jayhawk Theatre SW Jackson St, Topeka

This will be a three day film festival featuring films by amateur and professional filmmakers from around the world. In 2020 the festival will have a special focus on women and film to correspond to Washburn University's WUmester topic of citizenship and suffrage. The festival will include films both by and about women. New this...

Spring and Fall 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Yager Stadium 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka

Commencement at Washburn University this year will certainly look different from other years. Not only are we committed to making it special, but we truly believe it will be exceptional in many ways making it a true celebration of our graduates’ accomplishments. We are finalizing plans now.   Our graduates and their fans – family,...

School of Nursing 2021 Pinning Ceremony

Lee ArenaLee Arena, Petro Allied Health Center 19th & Washburn Avenue, Topeka

This event honors this semester's graduating nurses with giving them all their own pin signifying their hard work and success.

School of Applied Studies Pinning Ceremony

Lee ArenaLee Arena, Petro Allied Health Center 19th & Washburn Avenue, Topeka

This event honors this semester's graduating Applied Studies students by giving them all their own pin signifying their hard work and success.

Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremony

Yager Stadium 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka

Commencement at Washburn University this year will certainly look different from other years. Not only are we committed to making it special, but we truly believe it will be exceptional in many ways making it a true celebration of our graduates’ accomplishments. We are finalizing plans now.   Our graduates and their fans – family,...

Law School Commencement Ceremony for 2020 Graduates

Lee ArenaLee Arena, Petro Allied Health Center 19th & Washburn Avenue, Topeka

Commencement at Washburn University this year will certainly look different from other years. Not only are we committed to making it special, but we truly believe it will be exceptional in many ways making it a true celebration of our graduates’ accomplishments. We are finalizing plans now.   Our graduates and their fans – family,...

Law School Commencement Ceremony for 2021 Graduates

Lee ArenaLee Arena, Petro Allied Health Center 19th & Washburn Avenue, Topeka

Commencement at Washburn University this year will certainly look different from other years. Not only are we committed to making it special, but we truly believe it will be exceptional in many ways making it a true celebration of our graduates’ accomplishments. We are finalizing plans now.   Our graduates and their fans – family,...