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Men's Tennis wins two titles at ITA Midwest Regionals

Lewis University's senior duo of Armand Levandi (Tallinn, Estonia/Audentese Spordigumnaasiumi) and Erik Aunapuu (Tallinn, Estonia/Audentese Spordigumnaasiumi) proved that they are the best duo in the Midwest, as they won two matches to claim the ITA Men's Tennis Midwest Regional Doubles Championship at Center Grove High School on Sunday (Sept. 21) morning. They opened Sunday with an 8-6 win over Southern Indiana's Jack Joyce and Aaron Barris and capped off their title run with an 8-4 triumph over Drury's Maxi Hepp and Jorge Nadal. Both advance to the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships in Sumter, S.C., from October 9th-11th. One of them will also have a chance to participate in the singles tournament there, as both Levandi and Aunapuu qualified for the A Singles Finals. The   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis named a Military Friendly School for sixth year
Lewis University has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list for the sixth consecutive year by Victory Media, which focuses on military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2014-2015 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Local political candidates to visit Lewis Thursday
Lewis University and Grand Haven are hosting Candidates Night, a two-part event, for state and local political candidates to interact with the community at 5 p.m. Sept. 25 in the University Dining Room, located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville.  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis named “A Best in the Midwest” College
Lewis University has been named by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Midwest” for 2015. The list is part of the company’s website feature, “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” “We selected Lewis University – and the other terrific institutions  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Men's Cross Country gets third at Catholic Championships
Lewis University junior James Frederickson (Racine, Wis./Case) placed sixth overall at the 8K National Catholic Championships, hosted by Notre Dame, as the Flyer men's cross country team finished third out of 24 teams on Friday (Sept. 19) afternoon.   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Counselors for Computing event is Sept. 30 at Lewis
Lewis University is hosting Counselors for Computing, a professional development in emerging careers event at 5 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Lewis University Science Center, located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. The event is in cooperation with  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. McMahon discusses Chicago/Civil War history in new book
The American Civil War was a crucial event in the development of Chicago as the metropolis of the heartland. Lewis University Professor of History Dr. Eileen McMahon shares the events of Chicago’s development through her new book, “Civil War Chicago,”  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Mindiyarova gets Singles title at NKU Women's Tennis Invite
Lewis University freshman Nora Mindiyarova (Moscow, Russia/Gimnasium 1577) bested a pair of NCAA Division I opponents on her way to the A Flight singles championship at the NKU Women's Tennis Invitational, hosted by Northern Kentucky, at the Joyce Yeager  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Women's Volleyball hits .429 in sweep of UMSL
Lewis women's volleyball committed just five hitting errors in a 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-15) sweep of Missouri-St. Louis on Saturday (Sept. 20) evening at Neil Carey Arena. Lewis' .429 attack percentage on Saturday was the highest in a match for a Lewis  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. Lewicky-Gaupp to present health lecture in Oak Brook
“Prevention & Management of Obstetrical Anal Sphincter Injury” will be presented by Lewis University College of Nursing & Health Professions and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Christina Lewicky-Gaupp, OB-GYN, and assistant professor of obstetrics  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University in Top 25 of Best Midwest Regional Colleges
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Lewis University among the top 25 in its rankings of Midwest Regional Universities. Lewis dramatically increased its ranking in the annual Best Colleges rankings, placing 23rd among regional institutions in the Midwest  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(1)

Dr. Simone Muench publishes “Wolf Centos” book
Poets are in conversation with one another across centuries and continents in Dr. Simone Muench’s latest book, “Wolf Centos.” The book is comprised of a patchwork form that originated around the fourth century. Reconfiguring pre-existing poetic texts  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

“Rabbit Hole” opens Sept. 2 in Philip Lynch Theatre
Lewis University’s Philip Lynch Theatre presents the 2007 Pulitzer Prize winning play “Rabbit Hole” on September 26-28 and October 2-5. Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire brilliantly unfolds the emotional conflict of a family dealing with grief. Guest director  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Head Start staff receives a lesson from nursing students
Lewis University BAC-BSN students recently presented “Health Risk Assessment, Management and Health Promotion for Head Start Children,” to more than 100 professionals at the Head Start Pre-Service Training, including administration, teachers and staff  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

ELS Language Center opens at Lewis University in October
ELS Language Centers (ELS) will join the Lewis University community this fall to offer instruction in multiple levels of English as a Second Language (ESL) to international students from abroad. Contributing to international diversity, the ELS program  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

National Association of Biology Teachers publishes Zimmer
Dr. Erin Zimmer, professor of biology , recently co-authored an article with Bethany Bowling and Robert E. Pyatt. The article entitled “Bringing Next-Generation Sequencing into the Classroom through a Comparison of Molecular Biology Techniques” was published  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Men's Golf earns victory at UW-Parkside Fall Invitational
Lewis men's golf turned in a 24-stroke victory at the UW-Parkside Fall Invitational on Tuesday (Sept. 16) during the final round of the event. The Flyers finished with a 293 on Tuesday following Monday's 283 for a two-round even par total of 576.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. Cremin consults on traveling Smithsonian sports exhibit
It is an exciting time for sports in America. Major League Baseball is heading towards the playoffs. On all levels, athletes are gearing up for the football, basketball, and other athletic competitions. Behind all these teams are their communities and  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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