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Your connection to what's happening Sept. 17-23

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Tip of the week: Washburn’s annual iRead lecture is coming soon. The event, featuring noted political commentator and author Juan Williams, is free and open to the public. Tickets are available now at Mabee Library and the Topeka/Shawnee County Public Library. (This event is mandatory for WU101 students.) Remember, and * in Bod Talk means the event is WU 101 Passport approved.

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Wednesday, Sept. 17 – Constitution Day

Did you know: The U.S. Constitution was signed on this date in 1787. Washburn is commemorating the day with the presentation of a play about the Brown v. Board of Education decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. Presented at 7 p.m. in the Moot Courtroom at the Washburn School of Law, *“Brown. Thurgood Marshall and Earl Warren: A Conversation” begins at 7 p.m. The production is free and co-sponsored by the Brown Foundation.

Don’t miss the *Mulvane Art Museum’s exhibits, Scorch on the Porch, Yoga on the Lawn and the second $10 Flu Shot Clinic this afternoon.

*Want to learn over lunch? Think globally and stop by the International House to learn about the upcoming Scottish vote for independence from the U.K. Or think locally and attend a senate candidate forum.

Prepare for next week’s iRead lecture by meeting in Mabee Library at 7 p.m. to discuss the book with Librarian Sean Bird and others.

Thursday, Sept. 18

Secretary of State Candidate Jean Schodorf will speak today, so will nursing alumna Ginger Breedlove (registration required for this School of Nursing 40h Anniversary luncheon).

This evening, stick around campus for Christian Challenge or the *Crane Observatory Open House.

Friday, Sept. 19

Celebrate the publications of more than 50 Washburn faculty members at a recognition reception at Mabee Library this afternoon. Stick around campus to catch opening night for *three student written plays this evening.

Saturday, Sept. 20 – It’s FAMILY DAY!

Family Day festivities begin at 10 a.m. and continue throughout the day. Football kickoff is 2:07 p.m. Don’t miss the special events for the School of Nursing’s 40th Anniversary and 10 years of the Washburn Village. Get the full schedule.

*Open Book, three student written plays, continues tonight.

Sunday, Sept. 21

*Open Book, three student written plays, concludes with a performance today.

Monday, Sept. 22

Non-Traditional Student Association meets tonight.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

The Mulvane Art Museum presents a *Gallery Talk and Young Americans for Liberty meets this afternoon.

Washburn Tech hosts an open house today.

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