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CME Group President to Keynote Lewis University Ethics Week

Bryan T. Durkin, president of CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, is slated to share his insights with Lewis University students during the 2017 Lewis University College of Business Ethics Week. Durkin’s address will begin at 11 a.m. March 30 in the St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall on the Lewis University main campus in Romeoville. The event is free and open to the public. Durkin, a Lewis alumnus, is responsible for overseeing the CME Group’s Technology, Global Operations, Market Technology and Data Services, and International businesses, as well as the company’s GFX division. The Lewis University adjunct instructor has been part of the futures industry in Chicago for more than 30 years, beginning his career with the Office of Investigations   [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Computational Lab Adds Paul and Kathleen Kaiser to its Name
Lewis University dedicated a computational science lab in honor of Paul and Kathleen Kaiser on March 14. The lab is housed in the Science Center on the main campus and will provide new opportunities for students of multiple disciplines to use computers  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Father Burke Masters Pitches God to Students at Lewis
The Chicago Cubs Chaplain shared a life lesson with a packed room of Lewis University students, faculty and staff, “God says to us, ‘I forgive you. Dust yourself off and get back in the game.’” During the Lewis University 15th Annual Signum Fidei  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

The Work of Jacqueline Moses is on Display Until March 31
Lewis University will host an art exhibition by artist Jacqueline Moses. The exhibit will be on display from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily until March 31 in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. The  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lasallian Pilot Program in Italy Continues
During the winter recess, students from Lewis University traveled to Rome with students from four other American universities sponsored by the (Lasallian) Brothers of the Christian Schools to study art and theology. This trip was the second accelerated  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Easter Egg Hunt Event for All Ages is April 8
Families of all ages are invited to join the fun at the Lewis University Community Easter Egg Hunt from 9-11 a.m. April 8 on the Lewis University main campus on Route 53 in Romeoville, Ill. It is free and open to the public. The Easter Egg Hunt is  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Partners with Des Plaines River Valley Enterprise Zone
Lewis University, one of the top universities in the Midwest, has been developing and preparing students in Romeoville since 1932. Now, via the Regional Alliance Business Incubator project, it continues to do the same for innovation and local entrepreneurs  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Students Honored for Excellence in Technology
Lewis University students were among those recently recognized with the Illinois Technology Foundation’s 2017 Fifty for the Future® awards. Fifty college students representing 15 different colleges/universities and 10 high school students representing  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Fulfill the Dream by Being Proactive
More than 120 high school students heard Troy Cicero’s message on “Pain, Peace and Power” at this year’s annual Fulfilling the Dream Conference Feb. 28 at Lewis University in Romeoville. Troy Cicero, president and chief skill officer at MulticultuReal  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Kelliher Earns D2CCA Women's Basketball All-America Accolade
The Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) announced on Monday (March 20) that Lewis University sophomore forward Jessica Kelliher (Waukesha, Wis./Waukesha North) was selected as a D2CCA Women's Basketball Honorable Mention All-American.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lockport Women’s Club/Pat Darin Intern Looks Forward
Kole Torres of Carol Stream has been selected as the eighth Lockport Woman’s Club/Pat Darin Intern. “This experience has confirmed my passion to pursue a career in Museum Studies,” said the Lewis University student. The opportunity provides a paid  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Free Foreign Language Classes Continue This Summer
Lewis University again will offer STARTALK, a free four-week foreign language summer program featuring two levels of Chinese courses. It is for high school students entering grades 10, 11 and 12, and Lewis students entering freshman, sophomore and junior  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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