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Mary Shelley’s 'Frankenstein' is Alive at PLT
This year marks the 200th anniversary of that dark and stormy night when Mary Shelley first imagined “the hideous phantasm of a man.” "Frankenstein" caught the public’s imagination almost immediately after it was published. The first stage adaptation was produced in 1823, only seven years after its publication. Since then, countless stage and film versions, parodies, and modern interpretations have  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

The Indelible Imprints of Humanity on Exhibit at Lewis
The art exhibition "Humanity” by artist Jelena Berenc is available until March 16 at Lewis University in Romeoville. The exhibit portrays indelible imprints of the individual and of humanity. It will be on display from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery , located on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. The exhibit is free and open to the public. A reception  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Inclusion was the Focus of on Becoming Lasallian Colloquium
More than 100 Lewis University students, faculty and Lasallian partners gathered Jan. 27 at Lewis University in Romeoville. They focused on building united communities where diversity is respected and everyone belongs. “Building Inclusive Communities” was this year’s theme of “Becoming Lasallian,” the third annual colloquium of the Institute for the Advancement of Catholic and Lasallian Education  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

iHeart Radio Executive Gives Feedback to Radio Students
Lewis University radio students received feedback on their projects from media executive Derrick Brown. The former Lewis University student is currently director of Urban Programming at iHeartMedia. The Joliet native visited Advanced Radio students enrolled in class taught by John Carey, associate professor/director of Electronic Media. During his discussion, he talked about his current role in  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Signs Will County Regional Sustainability Compact
In 2014, the SMHEC Sustainability Task Force began working with communities through its Link and Leverage initiative to promote the growth and development of resilient communities through sustainable practices. In 2016, SMHEC, Joliet Junior College, Lewis University and University of St. Francis formed the Will County Regional Sustainability Network at the request of a number of Will County organizations  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis Students and Professor Create NetLabs Facilty
A team of Lewis University Computer Science students recently installed a NetLabs facility in the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences. NetLabs is a computing platform that provides remote access to laboratory experiences in computer science. “Remote labs have been tricky, particularly when it comes to the networking and cyber security aspects because students need access to the hardware.  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Men’s Cross Country earns USTFCCCA Team All-Academic Award
The Lewis University men's cross country team had four student-athletes earn U.S. Track & Field And Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honors as the Flyers netted USTFCCCA All-Academic Team accolades. The Flyers finished the 2017 fall semester with a cumulative grade point average of 3.22. The four selections were tied for sixth most in the country behind Alabama-Huntsville  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Mead earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Award
Zoe Mead (Princeton, Ill./Princeton) earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) individual All-Academic honors announced on Friday (Feb. 9). In addition the Lewis women's cross country team earned the team All-Academic award with a cumulative grade point average of 3.51. Mead was the number two runner this season for the squad and had a season best finish at the  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University and Bishop Noll Writing Centers Collaborate
Four Bishop Noll Institute writing tutors and two members of the Hammond, Ind., private high school recently visited the Lewis University Writing Center February 8 as part of a recent collaboration between the two centers. Representatives from Bishop Noll Institute reached out to the Dr. Jen Consilio, Lewis Writing Center director, at the end of last month to collaborate on ideas for how the high  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Student Awarded Internship through Lockport Woman’s Club
Lewis University student Melissa Fregeau of Westmont was selected as the ninth Lockport Woman’s Club/Pat Darin Internship. Fregeau, a history major, will help design an online exhibit to celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial. The senior will also assist in processing materials into the collection and transcription of oral interviews while earning course credit for her internship. “I am looking  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Free Foreign Language Classes Continue This Summer
Lewis University again will offer STARTALK, a free four-week foreign language summer program featuring beginning Russian and Chinese courses. It is intended for high school students entering grades 10, 11 and 12, and Lewis students entering freshman, sophomore and junior years. The 2018 STARTALK program will be held from June 18 to July 9 at the university’s main campus in Romeoville. The Lewis  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Athletics To Host 2nd Flyer Red Dinner
Thursday (March 15), Lewis University Athletics will host its second Flyer Red Dinner. The dinner will be a fundraising event to benefit Lewis Flyers Athletics and its 20 teams and 400 student-athletes. The event will be held at Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center in Oak Brook Terrace at 6:30 PM. Last year's inaugural event saw an amazing turnout of more than 300 individuals in attendance.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Lewis University Expands Occupational Therapy Experience
Lewis University graduate students in the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program have an important new addition to the curriculum – the addition of a TRAN-SIT® Car Transfer Simulator. This simulator will assist MSOT students in learning the knowledge and skills while gaining the experience necessary to assist those with developmental, physical, cognitive, psychological and sensory  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

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