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Historic Books Provide Experiential Learning for Lewis University Students
Published: July 16, 2018.
“I can’t believe I’m holding a book that’s older than the United States,” exclaimed Charlie Wright, Lewis University student. Other students in Dr. Dennis Cremin’s Early Modern European class also felt excited to handle such delicate artifacts in the [MORE

London Travel Study Program Includes a Royal Wedding Experience
Published: July 16, 2018.
Seven Lewis University students caught a glimpse of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle, as the couple’s carriage passed the American students standing only a few yards away along the procession route. The group traveled [MORE

Woodrow Wilson and the Great War Exhibit Marks 100 Year End of World War I
Published: July 9, 2018.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I’s conclusion, the Lewis University History Center, Naper Settlement and Give Something Back collaborated on a traveling exhibit, “Woodrow Wilson and the Great War.” This exhibit examines the Great War, [MORE

Woodrow Wilson and the Great War Series Presented in April at Lewis University
Published: March 26, 2018.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, professor of history and director of the History Center at Lewis University, organized the series, “Woodrow Wilson and the Great War.” Free and open to the public, the program [MORE

Lewis University Student Awarded Internship through Lockport Woman’s Club
Published: February 5, 2018.
Lewis University student Melissa Fregeau of Westmont was selected as the ninth Lockport Woman’s Club/Pat Darin Internship. Fregeau, a history major, will help design an online exhibit to celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial. The senior will also assist [MORE