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Lecture Series to Accompany Woodrow Wilson and the Great War Exhibit at Lewis University
Published: September 10, 2018.
The traveling “pop-up” exhibit, "Woodrow Wilson and the Great War," comes to Lewis University September 19-October 2. Located in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Gallery, the exhibit examines the presidency of Woodrow Wilson and marks the 100th anniversary [MORE

White Oak Library District, Dr. Ewa K. Bacon Present Three-Part Talk Series on Auschwitz
Published: August 17, 2018.
A powerful look at a dark time in history entitled “Saving Lives in Auschwitz: The Prisoners’ Hospital in Buna-Monowitz” is the basis of a three-part book talk series offered by the White Oak Library District and Dr. Ewa Bacon, professor emerita at Lewis [MORE

Historic Books Provide Experiential Learning for Lewis University Students
Published: July 16, 2018.
“I can’t believe I’m holding a book that’s older than the United States,” exclaimed Charlie Wright, Lewis University student. Other students in Dr. Dennis Cremin’s Early Modern European class also felt excited to handle such delicate artifacts in the [MORE

London Travel Study Program Includes a Royal Wedding Experience
Published: July 16, 2018.
Seven Lewis University students caught a glimpse of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle, as the couple’s carriage passed the American students standing only a few yards away along the procession route. The group traveled [MORE

Lewis University Presents Research at Symposium in Bogota, Columbia
Published: July 16, 2018.
Several Lewis University faculty and a doctoral candidate presented their insights during a Lasallian international institute June 14 and 15, at the Universidad de La Salle in Bogota, Colombia. Dr. Erica Davila, Dr. Jung Kim, and Michael Dieter presented [MORE