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Tip of the week: Are you a student member of the Washburn Alumni Association? If you are, don’t forget to pick up your Survival Kit from the office, upper level, Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center and stop by the VIP Room at Mabee Library for snacks while you study.

Tuesday, May 5

Live in Lawrence? Join the Washburn Alumni Association for a special event.

Congratulations to the LinC Scholar/Bonner Leader students being recognized tonight.

Wednesday, May 6 -- Success Week

Yoga on the lawn is back! Each Wednesday until late October, enjoy yoga on the lawn between the chapel and the International House. Raining? Head for the Mulvane for yoga in the gallery.

Time is running out to see the Washburn Art Student Exhibition at Mulvane. The show closes Saturday.

WSGA wants to help you relax this week. Stop by the SRWC at 10 a.m. for Dog Days of Summer – pet a dog or cat and de-stress! And don’t miss Finding Nemo tonight at 8 p.m.

The semester’s last DiversiTEA @ 3 is today. Join in this great conversation.

C-TEL presents Webinar Wednesday: How Can Rubrics Make Grading Easier?

Kansas Correctional Association Student Chapter, WSGA and God’s Bods are meeting today.

Thursday, May 7

Washburn Baseball continues in the MIAA tournament today in Kansas City. Follow @wusports for details.

WSGA wants to help you relax as you prepare for finals. Get free pizza and energy drinks tonight at Mabee Library.

Cheech Marin (yes, that’s the Cheech and Chong guy) is on campus tonight to talk about Chicano art! Don’t miss it. This event has been moved to the Washburn Room of the Memorial Union in anticipation of a large crowd. Don’t forget to check out the exhibit from his collection  at the Mulvane Art Museum before you go!

Crane Observatory hosts an open house so you can see Mercury. Check it out!

Friday, May 8

Washburn Tech hosts its annual Car Show and BBQ fundraiser for the Care Closet.

Congratulations to the students being inducted into Beta Alpha Psi honor society today.

Feeling stressed? WSGA wants to help you relax. Get creative and tie dye a shirt this afternoon.

Philosophy Club meets tonight.

Join the Washburn Alumni Association for After Hours tonight!

Don’t miss the President’s Concert and the world premiere performance of Opus 150.

Saturday, May 9 – Finals Week begins

Mulvane Art Museum and ArtLab are open from 1-4 p.m. today. Stop by and relieve some stress.  

Sunday, May 10 & Monday, May 11

No events are scheduled. Check out the Final Exams Schedule (PDF).

Tuesday, May 12

Staff Council meets today.

Wednesday, May 13

Yoga on the lawn is back! Each Wednesday until late October, enjoy yoga on the lawn between the chapel and the International House. Raining? Head for the Mulvane for yoga in the gallery.

Thursday, May 14 – Washburn Tech Commencement           

Graduating tonight from Washburn Tech? Use #IchabodGrad15 when you post on social media.

Congratulations to the Washburn School of Nursing students being recognized this afternoon.

Friday, May 15

Are you a graduating senior? Don’t forget to RSVP for the Ichabod Senior Send-Off happening this afternoon on the lawn.

The Washburn Alumni Association is hosting a Golden Reunion. If you see Ichabods from the Classes of 1945, 1955 and 1965, be sure to say hello!

Saturday, May 16 – Washburn University Commencement

Graduating today? Or supporting friends who are? Be sure to use #IchabodGrad15 when you post on social media!

Commencement schedule at Lee Arena: 9:30 a.m. School of Applied Studies; 12:30 p.m. College of Arts and Sciences; 3:30 p.m., School of Business and School of Nursing; 6:30 p.m. School of Law.
Need more info? Visit the Commencement webpage.

Congratulations, graduates!

Upcoming events

Wednesday, May 20 – Alumni Association Top of the Tower Luncheon, C-TEL Webinar Wednesday and Yoga on the Lawn.

Thursday, May 21New Student Orientation.

Tuesday, May 26Early and Full Session summer courses begin.

Bod Talk will be sent May 26, the first day of summer session courses, and July 9 and will resume its regular schedule in August. Mark your calendar: Fall 2015 move in begins Thursday, Aug. 13!

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