The Washburn Review

Brown Bag Lecture Preview: Tom Prasch discusses

February 5, 2019

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. These are our “inalienable rights” as Thomas Jefferson puts it, or rights that are inherent to being a citizen of America, but few know where the phrase first appeared. Even Jeffers...

(DNP) Kansas Day Lecture preview

January 31, 2019

Do not publish this asset. This updated version was put at the top of the original (along with an Editor's note) to avoid further confusion. -JoWashburn University will host the annual "Kansas Day Lecture" at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Ja...

Kevin Willmott set to speak on racism

Sarah Miller

September 10, 2018

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Poet Desmond Egan brings Irish history to life

Whitney Clum

March 9, 2018

With midterms looming, we can only hope that the Irish poet, Desmond Egan, brought some of the Emerald Isle’s famous luck with him during his visit to Washburn.The International House hosted Egan, a recipient of an honorary deg...

Thomsa King lecturer digs in Bethsaida

Josh Setchel

September 13, 2016

For the past 35 years, Washburn University’s philosophy department has hosted the "Thomas L. King Lecture in Religious Studies."This year, chairman Russell Jacobs and professor Barry Crawford, in what will be his final lecture as...

English professor finds ‘A Poem for Everyone’

Ryan Thompson

May 14, 2016

Eric McHenry, associate professor of English, presented a lecture “A Poem for Everyone,” April 25 in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center.McHenry feels that part of his position as Poet Laureate of Kansas is to bring poetry to a broader audie...

iRead Lecture features Rep. John Lewis

Anna Ciummo

October 21, 2015

Students, faculty and members of the Topeka community, attended the annual iRead Lecture Oct. 14, at White Concert Hall, to hear a presentation from the author and illustrator of this year’s iRead book, “March,” about the Civil...