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Environmental Science course goes to Costa Rica

Lewis University students are learning about ecology and conservation this summer in Costa Rica. Dr. Jerry Kavouras, chair and associate professor of biology , led students enrolled in “Introduction to Environmental Science ” on a trip to the Central American nation in May as part of the Lewis University Travel Study program. Some of the highlights of the nine-day trip include volunteering at the Pacuare Sea Turtle Conservation Project on night patrols, hiking through rain and cloud forests, and visiting active volcanoes. The trip gave students an opportunity to interact with the local culture, while learning about the biodiversity of this tropical country. “Hopefully, by visiting the national parks and experiencing firsthand the difficulties in protecting endangered species, our students   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

An assortment of art is on display June-August
The summer exhibit for the Lewis University Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery “The Lewis University Permanent Art Collection” will be on display June 1-Aug. 14. The free exhibit is open to the public and will be on display from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

London travel study program brings students across the pond
Fourteen Lewis University students from Culture & Civilization II, History of the British Empire and Literary London courses traveled across the pond to London May 11-21 as part of the Travel Study program. While in London, the group of students visited  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis ranked among nation's best Catholic universities
Lewis University has been ranked among the 50 Best Catholic Colleges and Universities according to . Qualifying factors considered in this distinction include academic reputation, financial aid offerings, overall cost and success of  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Recreational camp for kids is in June and July
Lewis University’s annual summer Recreational Activities Day (RAD) camp will be held from 9 a.m. – noon each day of the following weeks: June 8-12, June 22-26 and July 13-17. The cost is $75 for each week of the camp. A $5 discount will be given to those  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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