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Tip of the week: It’s Earth Week. The EcoBods have a table in the Memorial Union all week to sell plants and talk with you about sustainability on campus. You can also sign up to tour the Recycling Recovery Center this weekend. The club also is hosting a screening of the documentary Switch on Friday.

Tuesday, April 21

Be sure to welcome the Junior Achievement Kansas students on campus today for a STEM symposium. These middle school and high school students are interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

C-TEL presents: Teaching Circle 11 – Student Engagement Techniques.

Film Screening: The Hunting Ground

Congratulations to Washburn Leadership Institute students being recognized as the banquet tonight.

Wednesday, April 22 – Earth Day!

The American Business Women’s Association meets today.

Mulvane Art Museum has four exhibits right now. Check them out.

Today’s International Brown Bag Lecture features The Netherlands.

Washburn Baseball hosts Fort Hays State University today.

The Washburn Student Government Association meets tonight.

Author and Success Coach John Paul Grauer speaks at Mabee Library tonight.

Do you know a feature Ichabod being recognized at tonight’s Shawnee County Scholarship Dinner? Be sure to congratulate them!

Thursday, April 23         

The EcoBods plant sale fundraiser continues today in the Memorial Union and at the Stoffer Science Hall greenhouse.

Happy spring! Enjoy the first Scorch on the Porch of the semester today!

Safe Zone Ally Training is scheduled this afternoon. Interested? Contact SAGL.

Friday, April 24

Follow @wusports on Twitter for updates on the MIAA Tennis Tournament

Apeiron is happening today. Check the program for details.

Learn for Earth Week by watching Switch.

Don’t miss the Washburn Theatre production of Tennessee Williams’s “The Glass Menagerie.”

Saturday, April 25 – The Big Event

The Mulvane Art Museum and its Art Lab are open today 1-4 p.m. Enjoy!

Washburn Baseball hosts a double-header vs. University of Nebraska at Kearney this afternoon.

Interested in astronomy? Check out the Ad Astra Kansas Day Space Celebration. This event concludes with a special presentation about the New Horizons spacecraft’s project to map Pluto.

Washburn Alumni Association hosts its annual Alumni Awards banquet. Learn more about the honorees.

Washburn Theatre’s production of “The Glass Menagerie” continues tonight.

Sunday, April 26

Washburn Baseball finishes its series hosting University of Nebraska Kearney.

Want to be part of the National Champion Dancing Blues? Auditions are this afternoon.

The final performance of “The Glass Menagerie” begins at 2 p.m.

Monday, April 27

C-TEL Presents: Teaching Circle 12.

Congratulations to all of the dedicated Ichabods involved in tonight’s Greek Awards.

Tuesday, April 28

The Department of Education will plant a tree outside of Carnegie Hall today to commerate the birthday of the “Father of Kindergarten.”

C-TEL Presents: Teaching Circle 11.

Donate your unused Bod Bucks: Do you have extra Bod Bucks on your iCard? Consider purchasing items from the Corner Store and donating them to Washburn’s on-campus food bank, The Exchange. A special event from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday outside the corner store will let you do just that. To say thanks, you’ll get some free Pepsi and the chance to win Royals tickets! (Learn more: bit.ly/BodsFeedingBods. Follow @BodsFeedingBods on Twitter and Instagram. Like Bods Feeding Bods on Facebook.)

Are you signed up for Topeka Metro Bikes? Follow @TopMetroBikes on Twitter and like TopekaMetroBikes on Facebook. And don’t forget to register for tonight’s first ever Glow Ride! Free (and you’ll get free food and stuff, too)! Ride from the Bell Tower to the Capitol with your friends.

Note: The final Bod Talk of the semester will be published during Success Week (May 5). If you have an event you would like to see included, please make sure it is submitted to the Washburn University Calendar by Monday, May 4 at 5 p.m. Thank you for your assistance in making Bod Talk a source of useful information for everyone.

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