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Christmas Music Returns to WLRA
Published: November 23, 2015.
Tune into WLRA-FM for holiday music 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day. Listeners can tune in via radio at 88.1 FM, online at or iHeartRadio as well as through a mobile device through the [MORE

Free Activities for Kids Aug. 1 at Lewis University’s Kidzfest in Joliet
Published: July 16, 2015.
Activities for children of all ages will be featured at the Lewis University Mini-Campus during Kidzfest 2015, to be held Saturday, Aug. 1 in downtown Joliet. A free family festival, Kidzfest offers an opportunity for children to play, explore, imagine [MORE

The Flyer earns high honors at newspaper competition
Published: April 29, 2015.
The print edition of Lewis University’s student newspaper, The Flyer , has earned a first place award for General Excellence and an award for Outstanding Sports Coverage in the 2015 American Scholastic Press Association’s (ASPA) newspaper competition. [MORE

John Kilpatrick travels to Peru to create video for Smile Network
Published: April 28, 2015.
The Smile Network International video created by John Kilpatrick, assistant professor of communications , is available online. As a videographer and editor, Kilpatrick shared the story of one Peru family receiving services from the Minnesota-based non-profit [MORE

The Flyer earns ‘Best of Show’ award at journalism convention in Minneapolis
Published: February 16, 2015.
Lewis University’s print student newspaper, The Flyer won second place in the “Best of Show” award category at the 24th Annual Associated Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest College Journalism Convention held Feb. 6-8 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Minneapolis. [MORE