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News and Events

News and Events

College Headlines

  • October 18
    Associate Professor of Spanish Gizella Meneses recently took her students to see Mendoza at The Goodman Theatre in downtown Chicago.
  • October 5 President Stephen Schutt
    An interview with President Stephen Schutt appears in the October issue of Catalyst, an Illinois Science & Technology Coalition publication.
  • September 18   
    Students and faculty started planting on the Lillard Science Center’s rooftop garden this week, creating a new outdoor research lab and roof ecosystem demonstration space.
  • September 11 Heather Ann Thompson
    Lake Forest College presents the 2018 Ruth Winter Lecture with historian Heather Ann Thompson, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of1971and its Legacy at 7 p.m. on October 10.
  • September 11 Dan Gilbert
    Daniel Gilbert, a Harvard psychologist, author of the international best-seller Stumbling on Happiness, and host of the PBS television series This Emotional Life, will deliver the 2018 Oppenheimer Lecture on Thursday, October 11.
  • September 7 Jill Van Newenhizen
    Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Jill Van Newenhizen, a 1981 alumna of the College, died at her home on September 6.
  • September 5   
    The Princeton Review ranked Lake Forest College No. 20 on the list of most popular study abroad programs in The Best 384 Colleges, 2019 Edition.
  • September 5 Donnelley and Lee Library
    The Princeton Review recently confirmed something we already knew: The Donnelley and Lee Library is among the best college libraries in the nation. In fact, our library ranked No. 20 in The Best 384 Colleges, 2019 Edition.
  • September 5   
    The Lake Forest College community welcomed more than 470 new and transfer students during the traditional 2018 Matriculation Ceremony, held on Wednesday, August 29 at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest.
  • September 4 Anissa Loyola '18
    Anissa Loyola ’18 worked as a summer field technician at the Lake County Forest Preserve to preserve a local endangered species and gain vital fieldwork experience.