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Live music photography featured in Art Gallery

A solo art exhibition of photographs by Dennis Pryber, “Sound Capture” will be on display until August 14 in The Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. There will be a special reception at 7 p.m. on July 26. The free exhibit is open to the public from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekends. Dennis Pryber graduated from Columbus College of Art and Design with a BFA in advertising and design. After starting his own design studio in 2002, he discovered he had a passion for photographing live music. Bringing his two passions of music and photography together, he has built a portfolio that includes live performance photos of Bret Michaels, Little Big Town, Hunter Hayes, REO Speedwagon, Josh Turner, Meat Loaf and Eddie   [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

High school students explore Russian and Chinese cultures
Local high school students were recently immersed into the Russian or Chinese cultures while participating in Lewis University’s 2014 STARTALK program June 16-July 11 on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. The 30 students ranged from sophomores  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

PLT goes green with “Shrek the Musical''
The Philip Lynch Theatre stage is getting a green swamp makeover this summer with “Shrek The Musical.” The show was created by Jeanine Tesori (music) and David Lindsay-Abaire (book and lyrics) and based on the award-winning DreamWorks Animation Motion  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

New Associate Dean shares global perspective with Lewis
Lewis University recently welcomed Dr. Mitra Fallahi as the new Associate Dean of the College of Education . “Dr. Fallahi’s expertise in assessment, multicultural education, comparative education, curriculum and teacher preparation will contribute  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Porfilio shares insight on Southern California Public Radio
Dr. Brad Porfilio, associate professor of education , was recently invited by Southern California Public Radio to share insight on whether politicians should have any influence over the context of textbooks in California. Porfilio and co-editor Dr.  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. Teresa Bixby elected to Iota Sigma Pi National Council
Dr. Teresa Bixby, assistant professor of chemistry , was recently elected to Iota Sigma Pi’s National Council as Webmaster at the Iota Sigma Pi Honor Society for Women Chemists’ 31st Triennial Convention in Emeryville, Calif. More than 40 women scientists  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Summer Seminars for teachers and administrators available
Lewis University College of Education is offering Continuing Professional Development Credit with Summer Seminars for teachers and administrators. Participants will receive four CPDUs for each seminar. Fourteen seminars are being presented in June  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Annual summer RAD Camp for kids continues
Lewis University will host its annual summer Recreational Activities Day (RAD) camp from 9 a.m. – noon each day of the following weeks: June 16-20, June 23-27 and July 21-25. 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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