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Lewis University Student Awarded Internship through Lockport Woman’s Club
Published: February 5, 2018.
Lewis University student Melissa Fregeau of Westmont was selected as the ninth Lockport Woman’s Club/Pat Darin Internship. Fregeau, a history major, will help design an online exhibit to celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial. The senior will also assist [MORE

Dr. Ewa Bacon Publishes “Saving Lives in Auschwitz” Book
Published: January 3, 2018.
A powerful and profound look at a dark time in history entitled “ Saving Lives in Auschwitz: The Prisoners’ Hospital in Buna-Monowitz ” by Dr. Ewa K. Bacon, professor emerita at Lewis University, has been re-issued in hardcover by Purdue University Press. [MORE

Historic Preservationists from Around the World Visit Lewis University Students in Lockport
Published: November 20, 2017.
More than 30 participants in the National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference received a brief history lesson from Lewis University students Kole Torres and Danielle Bradley on November 17 in Lockport. The students presented a “pop-up” exhibit [MORE

Students Enjoy Historic Preservation Field Study
Published: November 20, 2017.
Explore an old prison, go behind the scenes at a museum, and consider the future uses for historic structures. Lewis University students did all of this and more November 10-11 as part of the Lewis University History Department’s Historic Preservation [MORE

Rethinking the Modern Western-Civ Course Paper is Published in Journal
Published: September 26, 2017.
Michael Bulfin, Writing Center coordinator, lecturer in the History Department, and doctoral student in the College of Education, recently had an article published in the journal “Philosophical Studies in Education.” The article is titled “Baudrillard [MORE