Upcoming Events

Want to share news?

Contact university relations at 785.670.1154 or stop by room 119 Morgan

email university relationsSubmit an event for the calendarWould your event benefit from a news release?
Washburn waterfall- entrance to campus

The Bell tower and the glass of the Bianchino Pavilion

Campus after rain

Monarch butterfly on purple flower

Your connection to what's happening April 16-22

Bod Talk logo

Tip of the week: Register today for The Big Event: Bods into the Streets. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at locations throughout Topeka on Saturday, April 26. The sooner you register, the more volunteer options you’ll have. Get out there and make a difference in your community.

Wednesday, April 16

Catch Dan Ornelas’s senior art exhibition through April 18 in the Art Building second floor gallery.

Katie Mantooth’s senior exhibition is on display in the Art Building first floor gallery through April 18.  

The National Library Week annual book sale at Washburn School of Law Library continues today. Stop by from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to browse the selection of bestsellers, cookbooks, children’s books, law books, movies and silent auction items.

Washburn Tech students – today and tomorrow, stop by the conference center to speak with a Washburn University recruiter. Discover all the ways you can continue your education as an Ichabod.

Two great events for lunch today:

  • The International Programs lecture series continues today. Bring your lunch to the International House at noon to hear Tonya Kowalski discuss her experiences as a scholar in residence at Symbiosis Law School in Pune, India.
  • Love chili and other slow cooker favorites? Don’t miss the annual Student Nurses of Washburn Crock-pot Cookoff. A suggested donation of $2 gets you your choice of a variety of dishes. The event lasts from noon until 1 p.m. in Petro 220.

Thursday, April 17

The National Library Week annual book sale at Washburn School of Law Library continues today. Stop by from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to browse the selection of bestsellers, cookbooks, children’s books, law books, movies and silent auction items.

Washburn Tech students – stop by the conference center to speak with a Washburn University recruiter. Discover all the ways you can continue your education as an Ichabod.

The National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive, sponsored by HALO and Tri-Beta, runs from 11 a.m. to 4  p.m. in the Petro Allied Health Center. Walk-ups are welcome, or you can schedule an appointment to donate by entering the sponsor code washburnstudent at http://www.savealifenow.org.

Bring your lunch to the Mulvane Art Museum at noon to hear Jennifer Marsh, Carton Professor of Art and Civic Engagement at Washburn, discuss her Dream Rocket Project. The international collaborative art work honors the first moon landing in 1969 while working with schools and museums.

Watch the film “Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground” at noon at Mabee Library or at 7 p.m. in the Wilson Room of the LLC.

Washburn Rugby Club will practice from 4-5:30 p.m. at the practice field. No experience necessary. If you want to learn, join!

The Washburn Chapter of To Write Love on Her Arms will meet at 5 p.m. in the Shawnee Room, upper level, Memorial Union. At the meeting, Iris Wilkinson from the human services department, will speak about addiction and recovery.

Washburn Tech’s Building Technology program hosts an open house at 5 p.m.

Check out the night sky with a refracting telescope from the 1880s at the Crane Observatory Open House tonight from 9-10 p.m. The observatory is located on the top level of Stoffer Science Hall.

Friday, April 18

Washburn Tech: No classes today.

It’s the final day of the National Library Week annual book sale at Washburn School of Law Library. Stop by from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to browse the selection of bestsellers, cookbooks, children’s books, law books, movies and silent auction items.

Apeiron is happening today. Check out the performances, presentations and posters created by more than 60 Ichabods based on their original research. Learn more.

Learn about the convergence of real and digital space by attending a talk by Garrett Fuselier at noon in the Mulvane Art Museum gallery.

Ichabod Baseball hosts Lincoln University in a doubleheader that begins at 2 p.m. at Falley Field. No admission is charged. Can’t be there? Follow the action on Twitter with @wusports and join the conversation with #WeAreWU.

The latest production of Washburn Theatre, “The Language Archive,” by Julia Cho, opens today. Performances are scheduled for April 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. and on April 27 at 2 p.m. in the Andrew J and Georgia Neese Gray Theatre. Students, faculty and staff are admitted free with a valid iCard. General admission tickets for all others are $8. Call 785.670.1639 for more information.

Saturday, April 19      

Washburn University’s annual egg hunt begins at 9 a.m. on the East Lawn. Children of all ages are welcome and the hunt is divided into age-based shifts.

Explore Mulvane Art Museum from 1-4 p.m. today. Admission always is free.

Ichabods Baseball hosts Lincoln University in a doubleheader that begins at noon at Falley Field. No admission is charged. Can’t be there? Follow the action on Twitter with @wusports and join the conversation with #WeAreWU.

Catch “The Language Archive,” by Julia Cho, tonight. Performances are scheduled for April 19, 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. and on April 27 at 2 p.m. in the Andrew J and Georgia Neese Gray Theatre. Students, faculty and staff are admitted free with a valid iCard. General admission tickets for all others are $8. Call 785.670.1639 for more information.

Sunday, April 20

Explore Mulvane Art Museum from 1-4 p.m. today. Admission always is free.

Take five minutes and let the Office of Student Activities and Greek Life know how it can serve you better: http://surveys.myinterfase.com/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=8lKL467LH

Monday, April 21 -- Greek Week and Slavery Awareness Week begin

Stop by a table in the Memorial Union today to learn about human trafficking and modern day slavery in Kansas, the US and throughout the world. Awareness events and ways you can make a difference will continue through April 27.

Washburn's chapter of the American Business Women's Association is hosting a Business Decorum Luncheon from 1-2 p.m. in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. There is no cost for the event but seating is limited. Ann Mah, who is a former ABWA national president and former member of the Kansas House of Representatives will present the program. Email chelsea.jenks@washburn.edu to reserve your spot today. All genders welcome.

Faculty Senate meets from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Kansas Room of the Memorial Union.

Ichabod Baseball hosts Newman University at 6 p.m. at Falley Field in its final regular season home game. Come cheer on your Ichabods. No admission is charged. Can’t be there? Follow the action on Twitter with @wusports and join the conversation with #WeAreWU.

Tuesday, April 22 -- Earth Day

Take time to recognize Earth Day by participating in a waste sort with fellow Ichabods. Meet at 11 a.m. under the Yager Stadium ticket window roof to participate in a waste sort and learn about how you can live more sustainably from Washburn’s new Energy and Sustainability Manager, Kris Hicks. The event continues until 1:30 p.m.

At noon, join others concerned about modern day slavery for a presentation in the Shawnee Room, upper level of the Memorial Union. Jennifer Rapp, deputy director of the anti-human trafficking unit of the Kansas Attorney General’s office will speak about slavery in Kansas.

The Washburn School of Business presents another installment of its 2014 Research Seminar Series at 12:30 p.m. today in Henderson 104. Sorin Valcea presents “Social Loafing and Team Satisfaction” during the light lunch provided.

Washburn’s annual Employee Recognition Ceremony begins at 3:30 p.m. in the Washburn Room of the Memorial Union.

Washburn Rugby Club practices at 4 p.m. today at the practice fields. No experience is necessary.

STAND meets at 4 p.m. in the Lincoln Room, upper level, Memorial Union.

Washburn Non-Traditional Student Association meets at 6 p.m. in the Thomas Room of the Memorial Union.

Curious about the art created during the Works Progress Administration? Be at the Mulvane Art Museum gallery at 6 p.m. to hear Elizabeth Seaton, curator at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University. She’ll discuss WPA era prints, some of which are featured in the Mulvane’s current exhibition: Art for Social Change.

The Inscape 2014 magazine release party will be at Southwind Gallery (29th and Oakley), at 7 p.m. Magazines will be available, and contributors will read.  Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Congratulations to the Washburn Tech students being inducted in to the National Technical Honor Society tonight at 7 p.m.

Upcoming:

Wednesday, April 23: Scorch on the Porch is back for Spring! Be there 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a meal deal, live music and sidewalk sale.

Friday, April 25: Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Memorial Union, main level. Get swabbed and help Leukemia meet its match.

Saturday, April 26: The Big Event: Bods into the Streets! Sign up in advance to be a part of something awesome.

Connect with us!

Bod Talk typically is sent weekly to all students, faculty and staff at Washburn University. Check out the Bod Talk on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ and stay current on campus. #GoBods!

Got suggestions or an event you would like to see on the next Bod Talk? If it relates to a campus organization or other university business, let us know. Have a great week!