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Lewis Inaugurates Dr. David J. Livingston as 10th President

On the feast day of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, April 7, Lewis University inaugurated its 10th president, Dr. David J. Livingston. Nearly 50 presidents and delegates from other colleges and universities were in attendance, as well as Lewis University Board of Trustee members, De La Salle Christian Brothers, current students, faculty, staff, alumni, benefactors, Livingston family members and friends. The day’s festivities began with a Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated by Bishop R. Daniel Conlon of the Diocese of Joliet. His homily message focused on how tradition needs to be translated. He said, “Our task is to be child-like in listening to the spirit. Listen to how we can take our wonderful Catholic tradition, Lasallian tradition and translate it into something with power, meaning and   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

CME Group President Provides Insight on Business Ethics
Bryan T. Durkin, president of CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, provided a business case for attaching oneself to ethical principles during the 2017 Lewis University College of Business Ethics Week. Durkin, a  [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 two levels of Chinese courses. It is for high school students entering grades 10, 11 and 12, and Lewis students entering freshman, sophomore and junior  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

PLT casts a spell with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
The PLT brings to the stage one of Shakespeare's most popular romantic comedies, "A Midsummer Night's Dream." In an Athenian Court of rules and constraints, Hermia (Jessi Sheppard of Monee) is facing the threat of an arranged marriage. When she and her  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Support Student Veterans While Golfing in Bolingbrook
Join Lewis University for the Student Veterans of America (SVA) Inaugural Golf Outing on Saturday, May 13 at Bolingbrook Golf Club. Tee times start at 10 a.m. and it is $150 per person to golf. Included in the cost are greens fees, cart, lunch and  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

No. 7 Lewis Men's Volleyball Announces Its 2017 Summer Camps
The nationally-ranked Lewis University men's volleyball team will hold its annual Boys Elite Volleyball Camp and introduce the inaugural Boys Volleyball Camp in July of 2017. The Boys Elite Volleyball Camp will be held on July 26-27, 2017 and is  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)


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Lewis University offers a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, with concentrations in Cyber Security, Web and Mobile Development, Data Science, and Video Game Development. It also offers minors in Computer Science, Cyber Security Science, Data Science, and Web and Mobile Application Development. At the graduate level, it offers a nationally recognized for a Master of Science in Information Security program, which includes an innovative fast-track that enables students to earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in five years. A master's degree in Data Science is also available for students who wish to learn more about Big Data. A new Master of Science in Computer Science started in August 2016.