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News and Events

News and Events

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  • February 13    

    Lake Forest College is pleased to announce a new $1.1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will link faculty, students, and Chicago-area institutional partners in efforts to understand the history and current status of race relations in Chicago and to create positive change in the city and the lives of its residents.

  • February 12   
    The Chinese Cultural Club, United Asia, and Department of Asian Studies organized another successful celebration to honor Chinese New Year—the year of the pig.  
  • February 6   

    Lake Forest College is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a top education with exceptional career preparation, according to the just-published 2019 edition of The Princeton Review’s annual guide, The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools with Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment.

  • January 23 Ben Zeller
    The wildly popular Heaven’s Gate podcast that features extensive interviews with Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller has topped 4 million downloads since it debuted in October 2017.
  • January 22 “Call For Action” Art Workshop

    The College’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday program on Monday had students, faculty, and staff uplifted with inspiration to “be the change.”

  • January 22 Axiom
    Fifteen students on the Business and Finance Pathway got an in-depth look at consulting as a career during a hands-on visit to Axiom Consulting Partners in downtown Chicago.
  • December 10 Handshake's mobile app.
    The College’s Career Advancement Center has joined Handshake, an early talent network that unites more than 700 schools, 14 million students and young alumni, and 300,000 employers on one career network.
  • December 10 Joseph Triolo '63
    Joe Triolo ’63 was commemorated in memoriam during a ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The ceremony took place at Naval Station Great Lakes on December 7, Pearl Harbor Day.
  • December 3 The glial cell sculpture, Unheralded Vigilance, invited viewers to interact and see for themselves how the most abundant, ...

    Art and neuroscience students collaborated on an interactive sculpture to bring awareness of glial cells—the most abundant cell type in the central nervous system—to a whole new level during the 2018 Glassman Symposium poster session.

  • November 26 Vivian Ta
    Research on the association of language style matching and diplomatic negotiation outcomes that Assistant Professor of Psychology Vivian Ta coauthored was recently published in Negotiation and Conflict Management Research.