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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 supporters, which is at the center of the Smithsonian Institution’s new travelling exhibit, Hometown Teams. In Illinois, Dennis Cremin, professor of history at Lewis University, has been consulting with local organizations across the state who are hosting the “Hometown Teams: Sports in American Communities” exhibit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street (MOMS) program. "Beyond the spectacular new Smithsonian exhibit, the companion displays in the local communities are a central component of this program," said Cremin.   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [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)

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)

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)

Students present research at SURE program symposium
Alternative materials for making solar cells, studying the Lake Michigan food web, protecting pilots’ eyes against laser attacks, more effective cyber security awareness tools, improved cancer detection methods, cell phone cleanliness, color retention  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

National Immunization Awareness Month is in August
To highlight the importance of immunizations throughout life—and to remind college students that they need vaccines, too—Lewis University is joining partners nationwide in recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month. “This is the perfect  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [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)

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)

High school students enjoy Computer Science summer camp
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science held two summer camps, Camp Code and Guardians of Cyberspace, for high school students that covered an array of topics on computer science at Lewis University. Camp Code introduced 27 students to  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

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