Longtime Lewis Librarians Begin Next Chapter

The Lewis University Library saw the departures of not one but two longtime staff members this month with the retirements of librarians Jana Fast and Robert Pruter. Reference/E-Resources Librarian Jana Fast joined the library staff in 2005 and served the library in several capacities, including as interim library director. Jana was the longtime liaison librarian to the College of Nursing

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Farewell, Br. James!

Br. James Gaffney has been a fixture on the Lewis University campus from his days as a provincial of the Chicago District of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, as chairperson of the Board of Trustees, as a professor of Theology, and, for the past 28 years, as president. This Thursday, June 30, marks the end of his presidency. Looking

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June is GLBT Book Month

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Join the Lewis University Library in celebrating GLBT Book Month! In 2015, the American Library Association, in coordination with the Office of Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services and the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table, officially established June as GLBT Book Month. GLBT Book Month is a celebration of authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of

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Super Study is Here!

What’s so super about Super Study? Let us count the ways. Super study spaces and support: Extended hours. Starting Sunday, 4/24, we’re open 24 hours a day during the week, plus extra hours on the weekends. View the full schedule here. Research help from the Lewis librarians. Anytime the Library is open (including overnight), you can get help from a

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Intern wanted

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The Lewis University Library is seeking an Outreach Intern to promote the library in person, online, and in print. Depending on major and areas of interest, additional projects may include creating promotional campaigns, developing the library’s social media strategy, or creating a series of short promotional videos. Course credit is available, and we will work with you to create a

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Become the Library VIP–get your own study room for a day!

Super study contest external promo spring 2016

This semester during Super Study*, get the VIP treatment from the Lewis University Library: win your own study room on the day of your choice! Beginning Monday (4/4), follow us @lewisulibrary on Instagram and Twitter and watch for our official contest announcement. There are two ways to enter: Retweet the official contest announcement (Twitter) Like the official contest announcement photo

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Library to host “Feminism Inshallah” screening and discussion

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Join us at 6 p.m. tonight in the Library Media Classroom for a screening of Feminism Inshallah: A History of Arab Feminism. The documentary by Feriel Ben Mahmoud, a writer and filmmaker whose works focus on women’s rights in the Arab world, “recounts Arab feminism’s largely unknown story, from its taboo-shattering birth in Egypt by feminist pioneers up through viral

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“Things We Carried” Event to Explore Experiences of Lewis Veterans

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An upcoming Arts & Ideas event will highlight the things soldiers carry–both literally and figuratively–during their military service. Inspired by Tim O’Brien’s Vietnam-era novel The Things They Carried (click here to hear an excerpt), the event will take place at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15 in Room 150A in the Academic Building. Culture & Civilization credit is available for

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