From the Center

Bringing Chicago to Campus

Upcoming Events on Campus

Friday, August 22

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    Center for Chicago Programs Open House 3:00pm - 5:00pm:
    Join Davis Schneiderman and Jennie Larsen at the Center for Chicago Programs to learn about services and resource available including course connections to Chicago, the Lake Forest in the Loop program, discounted train passes and field trips to Chicago.  Lake Forest College faculty and staff band, Fast & Cheap, will provide live musical entertainment.

Saturday, August 23

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    Envision Your Future 1:30pm - 5:30pm: Image preview

    This highly engaging afternoon will provide a chance to chart two types of courses. During an interactive workshop, the Career Advancement Center and Center for Chicago Programs will help you envision your future and appreciate the resources offered by our proximity to Chicago. In the session, you will find out how Lake Forest College and The City That Works can best work for you! Through a teams course experience, you’ll also work with your Forester Group to tackle physical and mental challenges as you learn about teamwork, delegation, communication and goal setting.

Tuesday, August 26

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    Chicago Day All Day: Image preview
    Join new classmates for a day in the “Windy City!” You will accompany your First-Year  Studies (FIYS) class or transfer group to Chicago for a chance to experience the cultural attractions the city has to offer, just a short train ride away.

Thursday, September 18

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    Oppenheimer Lecture with Michio Kaku 7:30pm: Image preview
    Popular theoretical physicist, Dr. Michio Kaku will give a talk about the latest discoveries and breakthroughs being made in neuroscience, based on his new book, The Future of the Mind.

Wednesday, October 1

Thursday, October 2

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    Tibetan Cultural Pageant 7:00pm - 8:30pm:
    Lake Forest College President Steve Schutt welcomes the community to the Tibetan cultural pageant. Monks perform traditional Tibetan folk dances, music, Central Asian throat-singing, and their dramatic choreographed debating style.

Saturday, October 4

Thursday, October 9

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    Lake Forest Reads: Film Screening, “The Magnificent Seven” 6:00pm:

    Part of the city-wide reading program “Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale 2014,” join us for a screening of The Magnificent Seven in McCormick Auditorium, with introduction/discussion from Professor of Philosophy Janet McCracken. 

Monday, October 13

Friday, October 24

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    Lake Forest Reads: The Tinaja Trail Film Screening 7:00pm:
    Part of the city-wide reading program “Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale 2014,” join us for the midwest premiere of The Tinaja Trail, a documentary about the border angels who put water out for immigrants crossing the desert into the United States; music by Professor Don Meyer.

Tuesday, October 28

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    Lake Forest Reads: Keynote Lecture with Luis Alberto Urrea 6:00pm:
    Part of the city-wide reading program “Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale 2014,” join us for the keynote lecture with author Luis Alberto Urrea in the Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel. This event is free and open to the public. Professor Gizella Meneses will introduce the speaker.

Thursday, October 30

Saturday, November 1