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Lewis named “A Best in the Midwest” College

Lewis University has been named by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Midwest” for 2015. The list is part of the company’s website feature, “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” “We selected Lewis University – and the other terrific institutions on our ‘regional best’ lists – primarily for their excellent academic offerings,” said Robert Franek, senior vice president and publisher of the Princeton Review. Colleges chosen for the “Best in the Midwest” list are located in 12 states: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Lewis University offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and programs of study, 25 graduate programs, and certificates of advanced study. Its student/faculty ratio is 13:1, encouraging   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University in Top 25 of Best Midwest Regional Colleges
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Lewis University among the top 25 in its rankings of Midwest Regional Universities. Lewis dramatically increased its ranking in the annual Best Colleges rankings, placing 23rd among regional institutions in the Midwest  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(1)

Head Start staff receives a lesson from nursing students
Lewis University BAC-BSN students recently presented “Health Risk Assessment, Management and Health Promotion for Head Start Children,” to more than 100 professionals at the Head Start Pre-Service Training, including administration, teachers and staff  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. Simone Muench publishes “Wolf Centos” book
Poets are in conversation with one another across centuries and continents in Dr. Simone Muench’s latest book, “Wolf Centos.” The book is comprised of a patchwork form that originated around the fourth century. Reconfiguring pre-existing poetic texts  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

“Rabbit Hole” opens Sept. 2 in Philip Lynch Theatre
Lewis University’s Philip Lynch Theatre presents the 2007 Pulitzer Prize winning play “Rabbit Hole” on September 26-28 and October 2-5. Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire brilliantly unfolds the emotional conflict of a family dealing with grief. Guest director  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Levandi captures two titles at NKU Men's Tennis Invitational
Lewis University senior Armand Levandi (Tallinn, Estonia/Audentese Spordigumnaasiumi) picked up his fourth championship in his last two events, as the Estonian native won both the Flight One singles and doubles championships at the NKU Men's Tennis Invitational,  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Counselors for Computing event is Sept. 30 at Lewis
Lewis University is hosting Counselors for Computing, a professional development in emerging careers event at 5 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Lewis University Science Center, located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. The event is in cooperation with  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. McMahon discusses Chicago/Civil War history in new book
The American Civil War was a crucial event in the development of Chicago as the metropolis of the heartland. Lewis University Professor of History Dr. Eileen McMahon shares the events of Chicago’s development through her new book, “Civil War Chicago,”  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. Lewicky-Gaupp to present health lecture in Oak Brook
“Prevention & Management of Obstetrical Anal Sphincter Injury” will be presented by Lewis University College of Nursing & Health Professions and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Christina Lewicky-Gaupp, OB-GYN, and assistant professor of obstetrics  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

National Association of Biology Teachers publishes Zimmer
Dr. Erin Zimmer, professor of biology , recently co-authored an article with Bethany Bowling and Robert E. Pyatt. The article entitled “Bringing Next-Generation Sequencing into the Classroom through a Comparison of Molecular Biology Techniques” was published  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

ELS Language Center opens at Lewis University in October
ELS Language Centers (ELS) will join the Lewis University community this fall to offer instruction in multiple levels of English as a Second Language (ESL) to international students from abroad. Contributing to international diversity, the ELS program  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Men's Golf earns victory at UW-Parkside Fall Invitational
Lewis men's golf turned in a 24-stroke victory at the UW-Parkside Fall Invitational on Tuesday (Sept. 16) during the final round of the event. The Flyers finished with a 293 on Tuesday following Monday's 283 for a two-round even par total of 576.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dr. Cremin consults on traveling Smithsonian sports exhibit
It is an exciting time for sports in America. Major League Baseball is heading towards the playoffs. On all levels, athletes are gearing up for the football, basketball, and other athletic competitions. Behind all these teams are their communities and  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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