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Cremin Shares Local History in Schaumburg, Romeoville
Published: January 17, 2017.
Dr. Dennis Cremin, professor of history and director of the Lewis University History Center, is taking his history lessons on the road the week of January 16.
From 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Schaumburg Township District Library, Cremin will discuss
History Students Document Lockport’s Fairmont Neighborhood History
Published: January 9, 2017.
Lewis University students in Dr. Dennis H. Cremin’s History of Illinois class recorded oral histories with residents of nearby Fairmont neighborhood in Lockport.
During the Fall 2016 semester, the history students created a set of questions to ask
Naper Settlement Internship Provides Real Life Lessons
Published: December 19, 2016.
Skyler Wurst of Romeoville, Ill. spent his fall semester working with the curatorial staff at Naper Settlement gaining experience and knowledge to further his career.
“I learned more about how museums operate their day-to-day activities than I could
Conference on Illinois History Includes Cremin on Joliet Prison Panel
Published: October 13, 2016.
The Conference on Illinois History in Springfield, Ill., included a panel discussion by Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, professor of history, Pamela J. Owens of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Gaylord Building and Gregory T. Peerbolte, director of
Old Joliet Prison Lecture is Oct. 27 at Lewis University
Published: October 10, 2016.
Join Lewis University for the launch of the James P. ’60 and Mary C. Sczepaniak Lecture Series. The inaugural lecture “Bars and Stripes: The Old Joliet Prison” will be presented by historian Dr. Robert Sterling. The lecture is free and open to the public.