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  • October 29Image preview
    Michael Zorniak ’07 was named medical science liaison for global giant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, thanks to his undergraduate experience at Lake Forest College.
  • October 24Image preview
    George Koppelman, a rare-book dealer who believes he purchased William Shakespeare’s personal dictionary on eBay, will speak on campus at 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 20.
  • October 24Image preview
    The famed Chicago Humanities Festival has partnered with Lake Forest College to mark the 100th birthday of Beat icon William S. Burroughs, America’s “most audacious writer.”
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    Politics and film double-major Josh Kim ’17 experienced the political process firsthand while working on an election campaign for a U.S. House of Representatives candidate.

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    Chicago magazine named Curbside Splendor Publishing—headed up by Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jacob Knabb—the “Best Indie Book Publisher” of 2014.
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    Michael White ’07 was named to the editorial board of Neurology, the official journal of The American Academy of Neurology.

  • October 8Image preview
    Female economics, finance, and business students seeking support in their male-dominant fields shared more than a pizza lunch during an informal meeting of the women in business support group.
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    In a campus talk on Oct. 15, Matt Roszak ’95, named one of Wall Street Journal’s “Who’s Who of the crypto-currency world,” will discuss this new type of currency.
  • August 28Image preview
    Following a fun-filled week of Orientation, the campus community cheerfully welcomed the Class of 2018 to campus during the official Matriculation Ceremony on August 27.
  • August 1Image preview
    This summer, Trixie Orozco ’16, participated in a marine biology program with the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. The program included Saturday morning classes on marine biology and culminated in a class trip to the Bahamas.
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    Daryn Cass ’10 is credited as the first author in an article—her ninth—published in May by the scientific research journal Molecular Psychiatry.

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    Sometimes, a Richter Scholar research project doesn’t wrap up when the summer program ends.

  • July 23Image preview
    Joao Cassamano ’15 is completing his third consecutive summer of research, this time as an intern at a university of science and technology in Germany.
  • July 22Image preview
    Professor of Politics Ghada Talhami was interviewed on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight television show about the recent hostilities between Israel and Hamas.
  • July 16Image preview
    Richter Scholar Jessica Chang ’17 is working with Professor Ben Zeller to compile a bibliographic database on the emerging field of religion and food.
  • July 15Image preview
    Richter Scholars James Haney ’17 and Lauren Lyon ’17 have spent their summer researching fruit flies alongside Professor Alex Shingleton.
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    As an intern in the City of Chicago’s 36th Ward this summer, Kathleen “KC” Stralka ’16 is learning the day-to-day life of a public servant.

  • July 14Image preview
    Lecturer in finance Michelle Applebaum comments on the U.S. steelworkers strike of 1959 as The New York Times revisits the event 55 years later.
  • July 8Image preview
    Assistant Professor of Education Desmond Odugu, a Nigerian native, comments on his compatriots’ emotional connection to their national anthem during the FIFA World Cup.
  • June 29Image preview
    Professor Les Dlabay is co-author of the 11th edition of Personal Finance, a textbook that has been used at more than 900 colleges and universities.
  • June 25Image preview
    Students from the Latin American Global Business Senior Seminar attended two programs presented by the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago.
  • June 20Image preview
    Professor Amanda Felkey, who specializes in household economics, offered comments for this WalletHub study examining the best cities for families.
  • June 20Image preview
    Becky Esrock ’14 of the women’s soccer team was named the Midwest Conference’s Woman of the Year. She double majored in economics and international relations at the College.
  • June 18Image preview
    Then check out A.B. Dick Professor of Economics and Business Rob Baade’s interview with Estadão about the economic impact of the Olympics in Brazil.
  • June 14Image preview
    Fifteen students engaged in research this summer attended a regional pharmacology meeting and brought home recognition for the seventh straight year.
  • June 13Image preview
    Politics professor emerita Ghada Hashem Talhami discussed on Uprising Radio the sexual assaults that followed the inauguration of Egypt’s new President.
  • June 12Image preview
    Alyssa Conway ’15, a physics major, is researching gravitational wave physics this summer as part of a competitive internship program through the National Science Foundation.
  • June 11Image preview
    Summer is a fun time for students to explore Chicago and attractions in the surrounding area—and it’s all just a train ride away!
  • June 10Image preview
    Assistant Professor of Religion Ben Zeller comments on the controversial film Unmosqued, which depicts a younger generation of American Muslims drifting away from Islam.
  • June 10Image preview
    Have a question about the economic impact expected from the 2016 Democratic and Republican conventions? Ask Professor Rob Baade. The Columbus Dispatch did.