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News and Events

News and Events

College Headlines

  • February 20 Pascal Accoh '12
    Working in a lab on meaningful research turned into a career-making experience for more than 100 Foresters who have participated in the Lake Forest College-Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science summer research program since 2009.
  • June 25   
    Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri was interviewed on June 24 on NPR’s Worldview program talking about how President Trump’s last-minute decision to cancel airstrikes on Iran has impacted Iranian politics. Listen to the interview here.
  • May 21 Commencement 2019

    The diverse group of May 2019 graduates came to Lake Forest College from 31 countries, pursued degrees in 33 different majors, and completed dozens of internships.

  • April 30 Sam Gasciogne '20 and Niam Abeysiriwardema '20
    Niam Abeysiriwardena ’20 and Samuel Gascoigne ’20 have been awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships, annual awards for outstanding undergraduates interested in careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.
  • April 29 Jason Cody will research renewable energy and teach in Morocco on a Fulbright Scholarship for 10 months, starting in Septe...

    The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Professor and Chair of Chemistry Jason Cody has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Morocco in chemistry.  

  • April 23 Anna Trumbore Jones
    The Chicago Tribune interviewed Anna Trumbore Jones for an article on the recently announced $1.1 million Andrew W. Mellon Grant and the Humanities 2020 project she is leading.
  • April 16 Sam Curry '19 (from left), Nicole Hueng '18, Magdalen Kroeger '18, and Madison Copeland '18 were co-authors on their first...
    Professor of Psychology Matt Kelley and four students in his research lab have published an article in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology—a first for the students but Kelley’s 30th published paper.
  • March 27   
    The 2019 Lake Forest Literary Festival has brought an engaging week of readings from remarkable authors to campus. There’s still one more not-to-be-missed reading at 7 p.m. tonight with poet Sandra Simonds in Meyer Auditorium, Hotchkiss Hall. View a photo gallery here.
  • March 25 Natalie Douglass
    Nationally recognized musician and music educator Natalie Douglass visited campus to share with music education students her expertise in the Kodály method of musical instruction.
  • March 21 Niam Abeysiriwardena ’20
    Niam Abeysiriwardena ’20 will advance his research on Parkinson’s disease this summer, thanks to a prestigious grant he received through the 2019 Parkinson’s Foundation-American Parkinson Disease Association Summer Student Fellowship Program.
  • March 18 President Stephen Schutt
    As classes resumed Monday following spring break, President Stephen Schutt sent a welcome back email to students, faculty, and staff. Click here to read the letter.