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Director of Lincolnís Cottage at Gaylord Building
Published: June 20, 2019.
The Gaylord Building Historic Site and the Lewis University History Center are partnering to mark the 10th Anniversary of Lockportís Lincoln Landing. The programming begins on July 1, 2019 with the opening of the Lincolnís Legacy exhibit which includes [MORE

Lewis University Students Commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day
Published: June 4, 2019.
June 6, 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of France. The Lewis University Womenís Basketball Team visited this hallowed ground just last week as part of a travel study course that addressed modern history [MORE

Womenís Basketball Teamís Lasallian Pilgrimage Begins at Lewis University
Published: May 13, 2019.
In a small reliquary on the Lewis University campus, there is a fragment of bone from Saint De la Salle. This year also marks the 300 anniversary of De la Salleís death, which is being celebrated around the world. De la Salle founded the Brothers of the [MORE

Lewis University Student Hears Voices from the Past
Published: April 8, 2019.
Casey Saglier, Lewis University history and paralegal major, hears voices, but this is a good thing. As the History Center student employee, she has spent the spring semester working with oral histories collected by Dr. Robert W. Sterling. ďThese [MORE

U.S. Citizenship Doesnít Come Easy Says American Legal Scholar
Published: March 5, 2019.
Gaining citizenship is not as easy as the headlines might portray it, said Dr. Paul Finkelman, Gratz College president, during his Feb. 25 presentation at Lewis University in Romeoville. ††††† The American legal and constitutional history scholar reviewed [MORE