English majors at Washburn University have many opportunities to enhance their time at Washburn both in and out of the classroom. By challenging yourself, you will gain crucial professional skills that will serve you well in your future. These are just some of the academic opportunities at Washburn University: 

  • Washburn Transformational Experience (WTE), a program designed to support student projects that go beyond the everyday classroom experience by allowing students to choose and create projects that reflect their interests. Past WTE projects by English students have included independent studies focused on producing a creative work, scholarly essay, or presentation, conference attendance and participation, and many other options. Funding for travel, materials, and other related expenses is available on a competitive basis.
  • Apeiron, an annual university-wide forum that showcases student research, scholarship, and creativity.
  • Inscape, the literary journal compiled and edited by upper-level writing students at Washburn University.
  • Sigma Tau Delta, the national English honor society.
  • Annual literature essay prize competitions, awarded competitively by the English department.

GET IN TOUCH WITH Department of English

English Department
Morgan Hall, Room 237
Washburn University
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Phone: 785.670.1441

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