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London travel study program brings Lewis University students across the pond
Published: June 18, 2015.
Fourteen Lewis University students from Culture & Civilization II, History of the British Empire and Literary London courses traveled across the pond to London May 11-21 as part of the Travel Study program. While in London, the group of students visited [MORE

Dr. Eileen McMahon receives Book of the Year Award
Published: June 4, 2015.
Lewis University History Professor Dr. Eileen McMahon received the Russell P. Strange Book of the Year Award from the Illinois State Historical Society for her book, “Civil War Chicago: Eyewitness to History,” co-edited by Thedore Karamanski, professor [MORE

Lewis University’s History Department receives awards for Emergence of Modern Joliet Exhibit
Published: May 15, 2015.
The Illinois State Historical Society recently honored Lewis University History Department and the Joliet Area Historical Museum (JAHM) with two awards for their 2014 exhibit “ The Emergence of Modern Joliet: Art, Industry and Urbanization .” The exhibit [MORE

Dr. Dennis Cremin to present for Chicago Genealogical Society
Published: April 15, 2015.
Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, professor of history , will be presenting on his book “Grant Park: The Evolution of Chicago’s Front Yard” to the Chicago Genealogical Society at 1:30 p.m. May 2 at the Newberry Library in Chicago. The event is free and open to the [MORE

Brother John Vietoris to speak at ''Lincoln and the End of the Civil War'' Discovery Dinner
Published: April 9, 2015.
People all over the world are commemorating the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, and the events seem even more tragic in the light of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln shortly after the war ended. Brother John Vietoris, FSC, [MORE