Bringing Chicago to Campus
Upcoming Events on Campus
Friday, August 22
Aug22Join 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
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
Aug26Join 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
Sep18Popular 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
Oct1Lake Forest College President Steve Schutt welcomes the Tibetian monks to campus. They will give a ritual musical performance.
Oct1Listen to a panel discussion by Tibetan Monks and Dave Bianchin, Associate Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, moderated by Associate Professor of Religion Catherine Benton.
Thursday, October 2
Oct2Lake 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
Oct4Walk from the Center of Chicago Programs on campus to Lake Michigan or meet the monks at the lake for this final ritual.
Thursday, October 9
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
Part of the city-wide reading program “Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale 2014,” listen to a presentation by Betty Jane Schultz Hollender Professor of Economics Carolyn Tuttle.
Friday, October 24
Oct24Part 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
Oct28Part 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
Oct30As part of the William S. Burroughs centennial celebration, Lake Forest College hosts a bold collection of Burroughs’ art. The show closes November 9.
Saturday, November 1
Nov1Join us for the first Lake Forest College / Chicago Humanities Festival collaboration!