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Learn About the Global Challenge of ‘Place Making’ at the Sczepaniak Lecture Oct. 19
Published: August 28, 2017.
The upcoming James P. ’60 and Mary C. Sczepaniak Lecture Series features Gerald W. Adelmann presenting “The Global Challenge of ‘Place Making’: How can cities maintain their cultural and natural heritage in the path of massive change?” The lecture is [MORE

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Speaks Sept. 19 at Lewis University
Published: August 24, 2017.
As part of the events for Latino Heritage Month, Lewis University will host Sylvia Mendez, an American civil rights activist from 12:30-1:45 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Student Union on Lewis’ main campus on Rt. 53 in Romeoville. The event is free and open to [MORE

Dr. Cremin presents on the History of the I&M Canal
Published: August 21, 2017.
Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, professor of history and director of the Lewis University History Center, is taking local history on the road this fall. He will be speaking at two locations about the canal that transformed Illinois. From 7-8:30 p.m. September [MORE

Get a Personalized Tour and Enjoy Activities at Lincoln Landing this Summer
Published: July 10, 2017.
Make history come alive this summer with fun activities at Lincoln Landing in Lockport. Summer interns Troy Costabile of Lockport and Kole Torres of Carol Stream will be conducting free programs that will engage children, families and the general public. [MORE

Lewis Students Present at History Conference
Published: June 12, 2017.
Two Lewis University students presented their papers at the 59th Annual Missouri Conference on History, March 22-24, at the University Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Missouri. Melissa Churchill of Lynwood presented “Concepts of Power in Iran during the [MORE