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Lewis University students mark 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday
Published: March 30, 2015.
What would it have been like to walk over the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7, 1965, a day commonly referred to as “Bloody Sunday?” Four Lewis students and two group leaders found out when they went to Selma, Ala. during their Spring Break March 2-9. [MORE

Lewis University celebrates 30th anniversary of I&M Canal with Gerald W. Adelmann
Published: March 13, 2015.
As part of the Gaylord Building’s Discovery Dinner series, Gerald W. Adelmann, president and CEO of Openlands, will speak March 26 about the national movement to designate national heritage areas. Adelmann worked to make the I & M Canal National Heritage [MORE

Students receive blessings for Civil Rights Pilgrimage
Published: February 25, 2015.
Students, faculty and staff paused during their preparations for the Civil Rights Pilgrimage to receive a blessing during the Feb. 22 Mass at the Sancta Alberta Chapel on the Main Campus in Romeoville. The Spring Break trip is a program of University [MORE

Lewis students promote preservation “We Love Our Site” campaign
Published: February 10, 2015.
Lewis University students are encouraging Gaylord Building visitors to express their love for the site. It is part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation “We Love Our Site” campaign, which promotes demonstrations of love for a historic site through [MORE

Lewis University’s History Center opens photography exhibits at the Gaylord Building
Published: February 4, 2015.
Lewis University’s History Center and the Gaylord Building Historic Site will display two exhibits Feb. 20-May 20, featuring several rarely seen images taken from the Illinois and Michigan Canal’s history. The exhibits, free and open to the public, will [MORE