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Listen to Christmas music on WLRA

Tune into WLRA-FM for holiday music 24-hours a day, seven days a week, from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day. Listeners can tune in via radio at 88.1 FM, online at or iHeartRadio as well as through a mobile device through the WLRA / United Way Christmas Music app. The WLRA Christmas programming will feature sacred, traditional, contemporary and new hits for people of all tastes and ages. The Christmas programming as well as the university’s Andrew Center of Electronic Media are made possible with the help of a grant from the Aileen S. Andrew Foundation. WLRA-FM has switched to all Christmas music for the past 15 years as part of the annual “Christmas Memories for You and Your Family,” a benefit broadcast for the United Way of Will County. Instead of commercials,   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University launches eighth issue of Jet Fuel Review
Lewis University student-run and faculty-advised literary journal, the Jet Fuel Review , recently launched their bi-annual issue. The online journal features work by Lewis University students as well as national artists. The work includes fiction, nonfiction,  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Online shopping safety tips can help you this season
Online shopping security is increasingly a concern for online shoppers. There are a few good practices that can assist in keeping information secure while shopping online. Dr. Ray Klump, director of the Master of Science in Information Security program  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Get Covered Illinois Enrollment opportunities available
For the second year, Lewis University is offering appointments for students and employees (who are Illinois residents) to sign up for healthcare coverage. Get Covered Illinois is helping those uninsured to find affordable health coverage options. All  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis students present research at Argonne
Several Lewis University students presented research at the 24th Annual Argonne Undergraduate Research Symposium to peers, faculty and STEM professionals. The event consisted of presentations and keynote address from cutting edge scientists and engineers.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Christian Brothers and Colleagues honor Br. James
Brother James Gaffney, FSC, President of Lewis University, received the Brother John Johnston, FSC, Award at the Huether Lasallian Conference Thursday, Nov. 20, in Chicago. The highest national recognition presented annually by the Christian Brothers  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

The Wait is Over! 10th Annual Holiday Spectacular returns
Heritage Theatre Company (HTC) will celebrate the season with the 10th Annual Holiday Spectacular. Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, December 4, 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. Due to popular demand, a 4 p.m. matinee has been added on December 6.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis' David Pyle Named To Daktronics All-Midwest Region
Lewis University senior defender David Pyle (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South) was selected to the 2014 Daktronics All-Midwest Region Men's Soccer First Team in a vote of the region's Sports Information Directors, announced on Monday (Nov. 24). Pyle,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Men's Soccer Earns 2013-14 NSCAA Team Academic Award
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced on Monday (Nov. 24) that the Lewis University men's soccer team has received the NSCAA Team Academic Award for the 2013-14 school year. The award is given to any team that registers  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Women's Soccer earns NSCAA Team Academic Award
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced on Monday (Nov. 24) that the Lewis University women's soccer team has received the NSCAA Team Academic Award for the 2013-14 school year. The award is given to any team that registers  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

No. 20 Lewis Men’s Swimming Sets Three More Records
No. 20 Lewis men's swimming finished ahead of four Division I squads at the IUPUI House of Champions following the final day of the meet on Sunday (Nov. 23). Lewis set three school records on Sunday, and 10 total men's records over the meet. The  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Cross Country Finishes 8th At 6K NCAA Regional
The No. 24 Lewis University women's cross country team, led by a pair of Top 20 finishes from sophomore Amanda Farrough (South Bend, Ind./Clay) and redshirt junior Kristen Bonsor (Antioch, Ill./Glenbrook North), placed eighth out of 30 teams at the 6K  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Men's Cross Country Places Ninth At 10K NCAA
The Lewis University men's cross country team , led by sophomore Michael Leet (Arlington Heights, Ill./Prospect), placed ninth out of 29 teams at the 10K NCAA Midwest Regional Championships, hosted by the University of Southern Indiana and the Evansville  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Women’s Swimming Takes Fourth At IUPUI
Lewis women's swimming finished fourth (940 points) at IUPUI's House of Champions meet following the third and final day of competition on Sunday (Nov. 23). The event was held at IUPUI's Natatorium in downtown Indianapolis. The Flyers bested three  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Local high schools experience Business Leaders Seminar
More than 200 high school students and faculty members attended the Lewis University College of Business ’ fourth annual Business Leaders Seminar. The seminar served as a networking opportunity, as well as an informative session for those interested in  [MORE]  [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)

Campus Visit Day is Saturday, December 6
Lewis University will host a Campus Visit Day for high school students and transfer students at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 6 at the university’s main campus in Romeoville. Attendees will have the opportunity to take a campus tour with a current Lewis student,  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)


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