News & Events


Get the latest news and information from the University’s official news source.


WGN-TV’s WeatherBug camera now “live” at Lewis University

WGN-TV has located one of its WeatherBug cameras on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. The camera’s high power lens shows weather conditions on the campus and can be focused to provide views of conditions at the Lewis University Airport, the National Weather Service and in the Romeoville, Lockport and Joliet area. Views from the camera may be incorporated into WGN-TV news broadcasts and weather updates. The camera can also be accessed online 24 hours, seven days a week at . Tom Skilling, Chief Meteorologist at WGN-TV, facilitated discussions with the University’s Electronic Media faculty about installation of the WeatherBug and plans to use the camera’s   [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)

Sculpture International Juried Art Exhibition is on display
“Chicago Sculpture International Juried Art Exhibition” will be on display Aug. 18-Sept. 18 in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. The free exhibit is open to the public and will be on  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

TV internships provide insight to communications students
Lewis University Mass Communication students Marvin Gomez, Shane Gustafson and Jessica Resendiz spent their summer working in television by participating in multicultural summer radio/tv broadcasting internships at Univision Chicago, Chicago Tonight and  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Celebrating Traditions/Future With The Red Tie Ball
Reservations are available now for the Lewis University Red Tie Ball - The Signum Fidei Celebration , to be held Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Palmer House. The University is expanding its tradition of holding the annual Signum Fidei (Sign of Faith) Celebration  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Young Alumni University speaker series begins Sept. 17
Lewis University’s inaugural Young Alumni University speaker series begins with a presentation by Fred Dewald ’05, adjunct professor of finance , at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the D’Arcy Great Room, located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Nursing students take part in Greece study abroad trip
Lewis University students from the College of Nursing and Health Professions traveled to Greece this summer as part of the Travel Study Abroad program. “The trip was really wonderful in every way possible,” said Eleftheria Karapas, assistant professor  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

American Society of Human Genetics awards grant to Zimmer
Dr. Erin Zimmer, professor of biology , was awarded a two-year grant entitled, “Living in a Genomic World: Tools to Evaluate Students’ Understanding of Genetic Data and Complex Trains” for the Genetics Education Research Project from the American Society  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Fall 2014 Performing Arts Series begins Thursday, Sept. 18
Lewis University will host a variety of performances as part of the Fall 2014 Performing Arts Series. All performances are located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. Admission to all events is free for Lewis students, $5 for guests and $10  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


Kathrynne Skonicki
Director of Media Relations

Office of Marketing and Communications
(815) 836-5291