News Releases


Date range: 5/28/2023 to 5/28/2024 (Past Year to Today)

James Tallon Utilizes Research Travel Grant
Published: April 8, 2024.
Dr. James Tallon, Lewis University associate professor of history, presented his preliminary research “The Rose of Albania: Rose-Wilder Lane and in a Faraway Place” at the 66th annual Missouri Conference on History  on March 15 in Columbia, Mo.  [MORE

Lewis University's College of Humanities, Fine Arts, and Communications (CoHFAC) to Host 2024 Kickback
Published: March 2, 2024.
Lewis University invites the community and alumni to experience its College of Humanities, Fine Arts, and Communications (CoHFAC) at the first  2024 CoHFAC Kickback. The evening of celebration, entertainment, and recognition is on March 22 at the [MORE

Another Record Year of Enrollment for Lewis University Students in Rome This Semester
Published: February 12, 2024.
For the second year in a row, Lasallian Universities Center for Education in Rome, Italy has a record enrollment of Lewis University students living and studying in Rome. Twenty-four students from 14 majors and four colleges are participating in the LUCE [MORE

38 Miles North and South of Chicago Exhibit is On Display Until March 1 in Joliet
Published: January 5, 2024.
Joliet Area Historical Museum visitors can view a comparative look at the African American history of Joliet and Lake Forest through March 1 with the exhibit “38 Miles North and South of Chicago.” Both communities began in the mid-1800s and were served [MORE

New Lewis University Partnership Exhibit Opening at Joliet Area Historical Museum
Published: November 28, 2023.
38 Miles North and South from Chicago: A Comparative Look at African American History in Lake Forest and Joliet, will be at the Joliet Area Historical Museum from November 30 to December 16. The exhibit focuses on two communities often seen as on the [MORE

Lincoln Academy Honors Morgan Jennings for Her Historic Work
Published: November 20, 2023.
The Lincoln Academy of Illinois honored Lewis University student Morgan Jennings as a 2023 Student Laureate. In the spirit of Abraham Lincoln, Student Laureates are honored for their leadership and service on campus and beyond in pursuing humanity's betterment [MORE

Dr. Mark Schultz Offers Expertise to U.S. Supreme Court Case
Published: October 17, 2023.
This summer, Dr. Mark Schultz, professor of history, was asked to sign on to a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief for Alexander v. South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP . The case is currently before the court. The case argues that the state [MORE

Lewis University Students Present at Midwestern Criminal Justice Association Annual Meeting
Published: October 16, 2023.
Two Lewis University  College of Education and Social Sciences students presented at the 2023 Midwestern Criminal Justice Association’s Annual meeting on September 28-29 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Chicago. Daisy Collazo discussed “ Sentiment Towards [MORE

Lewis University Students, Faculty Present to Midwest World History Association
Published: October 4, 2023.
Students and faculty from Lewis University’s History Department presented at the Midwest World History Association’s Annual Meeting September 22-23 at Roosevelt University in Chicago.  Two Lewis University history undergraduate students presented [MORE

Dr. Dennis Cremin Presents 'From Tourist to Traveler: Exploring Italy' October 10
Published: October 1, 2023.
Join Dennis H. Cremin for an illustrated program entitled "From Tourist to Traveler: Exploring Italy". Since 2007, the professor of history has led Lewis University Travel Study programs in Italy. “Often times a tourist approach involves 'checking [MORE

U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood Staff Dialogues on ''Reclaiming the Narrative'' Exhibit at Gaylord Building
Published: September 20, 2023.
US Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and her staff recently looked deeper into the historical context of current social and economic challenges in the Joliet area.    During an all-staff meeting on September 6, held at the Gaylord [MORE

Dr. Dennis Cremin at Chicago's Printers Row Lit Fest
Published: September 11, 2023.
Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, professor of history, discussed the newly published paperback edition of his book " Grant Park: The Evolution of Chicago Yard " on September 10 at the Southern Illinois University Press exhibitor booth at Chicago's Printers Row Lit [MORE

Lewis University Hosts Regional History Symposium September 14
Published: August 28, 2023.
The Lewis University History Center and the Gaylord Building Historic Site are hosting a "Place and the Environment" symposium from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. on September 14. The event features speakers who illuminate the history of our shared landscape. “This [MORE

Lewis University Volleyball is Experiencing the World Off the Beaten Path
Published: August 3, 2023.
Lewis University Men and Woman Volleyball teams traveled through Europe July 25- August 6. The students were excited to visit Vienna, Venice, and Rome, but one of the richest experiences was provided by going to Pontedera, Italy. Pontedera is a city between [MORE

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