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Princeton’s Review Features Lewis as a Green College

Lewis University is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the nation, according to The Princeton Review. The ranking guide at and the book, Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges, featured Lewis University in the 2017 list. The Princeton Review chose the schools for this seventh annual edition of its green guide based on data from its 2016-17 survey of hundreds of four-year colleges concerning the schools' commitment to the environment and sustainability. "We strongly recommend Lewis University and the other fine colleges in this guide to the many environmentally-minded students who seek to study and live at green colleges," said The Princeton Review's Robert Franek, Senior VP-Publisher. "We selected the Top Green Colleges   [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Women's Volleyball Ranks No. 1 in US in AVCA D2 Coaches Poll
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced on Monday (Oct. 9) that the Lewis University women's volleyball team is the No. 1 ranked team in the latest AVCA Division II Coaches Poll. This is the first time in school history that  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Students Take Another Trip to Forensic Anthropology Center
Students majoring in Criminal Justice, Forensic Criminal Investigations and Biology recently attended a weeklong course at the University of Tennessee’s Dr. William Bass Forensic Anthropology Center as part of Lewis University’s Travel Study program.   [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

United Airlines Donates Ground Power Unit to Lewis
A delegation of United Airlines Tech Ops employees, some of them alumni of the Lewis University Aviation Program, returned to the Romeoville campus Oct. 12 to donate a ground power unit that will help students prepare for careers in aviation. “Lewis  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Dean Talks on Developing Conscious Business Leaders in China
It is not an option. It is the duty of a business school to cultivate socially conscious business leaders, said Dr. Ryan D. Butt, dean of the College of Business and Graduate School of Management at Lewis University, during his keynote address Sept. 27  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Grant Engages Women in Computer Science Field
In the last three years, the Lewis University’s Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences has increased the number of newly enrolled female students in Computer Science program by 150 percent. This significant increase is attributed to a three-year  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Learn About the Global Challenge of ‘Place Making’ Oct. 19
The upcoming James P. ’60 and Mary C. Sczepaniak Lecture Series features Gerald W. Adelmann presenting “The Global Challenge of ‘Place Making’: How can cities maintain their cultural and natural heritage in the path of massive change?” The lecture is  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

MYSO to Feature Music of Prokofiev with Pianist Tomasz Robak
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. October 25 in the St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall on the Romeoville campus of Lewis University. Admission is free. The program will be repeated at 4 p.m. October 29 in the Fine  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Jammin’ in the Studio Theatre at Lewis University
Join Heritage Theatre Company as they host the 4th Annual Alumni Connections Concert on Thursday, October 19 at 7:30p.m. in the Studio Theatre. This year the show features Clan Adam, a symphonic/techno-infused melodic metal band featuring Ashley Daun  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Athletics Names Kirk Lamitie as First Women's Lacrosse Coach
Lewis University Director of Athletics Dr. John Planek announced on Monday (Oct. 2) that Kirk Lamitie will be the first women's lacrosse coach in Flyer history. The inaugural Flyer women's lacrosse season will take place in the spring of 2019. "We  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

PLT Makes Special Presentation of “The Boys Next Door”
A special complimentary performance of Tom Griffin’s 1983 play “The Boys Next Door,” which is about four intellectually disabled men in a group home and their social worker, was offered Oct. 4 to the clients of Trinity Services and other area organizations.  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Chicago Society of Artists Exhibit Open Until Oct. 27
Lewis University will host an art exhibition by 35 members of the Chicago Society of Artists that includes painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, linocut, encaustic and mixed media. The show will be on display from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily and runs until  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

White Coat Ceremony that Champions Compassionate Care
More than 70 junior nursing students were “coated” by their senior peers at Lewis University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions’ White Coat Ceremony September 29 at St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall on the Romeoville campus. The event  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)

Students Spend Summer Finding STEM Solutions
Lewis University students were using antimatter as a fuel source, hydrogels to improve wound treatment, arsenic to test soil, softball statistics to predict post-season success, microbial fuel cells to replace fossil fuels and search algorithms to map  [MORE]  [PHOTO]  [COMMENTS(0)

Annual Celebrating Women in Leadership Conference is Oct. 28
Join Lewis University as we honor women at the Celebrating Women in Leadership Conference on Saturday, Oct. 28 at St. Charles Borromeo Center, 101 Airport Road in Romeoville. All community members are welcome to attend this the annual conference, where  [MORE]  [COMMENTS(0)


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