News and Events

News and Events

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  • January 13
    Student entrepreneurs can compete for cash prizes, potential investments
  • February 15
    Winterfest 2017 was a fun-filled week. Take a look and experience what it is like to be at Lake Forest College during Winterfest!
  • February 15
    Professor Emeritus of American history Michael H. Ebner reacts to civil rights seminar controversy in a Chicago Tribune Letter to the Editor on February 15.
  • February 15
    A group of 43 freshmen were selected to do research on campus this summer.
  • February 14
    Student ambassador Deja McClellan ’20 snapped LinkedIn photos for students in the Student Center this week as part of the Career Advancement Center’s focus on Career Month.
  • February 13
    Lake Forest College is excited to once again be an active participant in the 31st annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, in the Sports and Recreation Center.
  • February 10
    When Ananias McGee ’17 decided to come to Lake Forest College, theater wasn’t even on his mind. Four years later, a play he wrote will kick off the Department of Theater’s spring season.
  • February 10
    Women’s hockey player Jacqueline Audet was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday, February 9 for her performance in the team’s 2-0 victory at St. Norbert College on Saturday, February 4.
  • February 8
    Check out our new campus gateway—The Forest. It’s our one-stop shop for all the things you need to know about what’s going on at the College. Please set you web browsers to The Forest as your homepage.
  • February 8
    Concrete trucks—sometimes as many as five per hour—lumbered onto campus last week during the pouring of the second floor of the new Lillard Science Center addition.
  • February 7
    The Career Advancement Center is snapping professional photos for free from February 13 to February 15.
  • February 3

    When Lia Niederberger ’18 decided to major in politics and minor in religion, her family joked that she had chosen the two topics you aren’t supposed to talk about in polite company. 

  • February 1

    The Lake Forest College Athletic Department is excited to host Forester Community Night on Wednesday, February 8, at the Sports and Recreation Center. 

  • February 1
    Spring Forester Fair gives students an opportunity to check out the variety of clubs and organizations available on campus, and a chance to see what groups they’d like to add to the mix.
  • February 1
    Students in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program are working with two Waukegan organizations to help revitalize the city’s downtown, the Lake County News-Sun reported.
  • January 31

    Lake Forest College women’s hockey player Jacque Rogers earned her second Forester Athlete of the Week award of the month on Thursday, January 26, after helping the Foresters sweep a weekend series at Concordia University Wisconsin.

  • January 30
    The Only Road written by Alexandra Diaz ’04 has won the Pura Belpré Honor award “presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.”
  • January 30
    Rachel Jones ’17 is the 2017 All College Writing Contest winner for her paper entitled, “Music as an Illustration of Emotional Structure in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.
  • January 27
    The latest BiblioFiles, the newsletter of the Office of Library and Information Technology, is available.
  • January 27

    Alex Alvarez-Bright ’17 of Colorado believes people from her home state are more adventurous and willing to take risks. This Coloradan says she risked it all when she chose Lake Forest College, and she’s glad she did.

  • January 26
    Professor Ahmad Sadri was quoted in an article regarding the ban on immigration from seven Muslim nations.
  • January 25
    Spring Forester Fair, held in the Student Center on Wednesday, January 25, drew scores of students, who signed up for the growing number of on-campus organizations.
  • January 23
    The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program at Lake Forest College ranked in the top three finalists as the “Best Emerging Program” by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).
  • January 20

    Lake Forest College swimmer Orion Huey was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday, January 19 for his performance at Saturday’s Illinois-Michigan Quadrangular at Wheaton College.

  • January 20
    Lake Forest College women’s hockey player Jacque Rogers was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday, January 12 after posting a pair of shutouts at Saint Mary’s University last weekend.
  • January 20
    Finance students visited the headquarters of Medline Industries—a burgeoning medical supply leader—for a job shadowing day on Thursday, January 12.
  • January 20
    When he was a high school senior in North Carolina, Sam Freedberg ’17 almost tossed his recruitment letter from the Forester swim coach. This month, he set a meet record while swimming for Lake Forest College.
  • January 19
    Associate Professor of English Judy Dozier’s short story “Kenny’s Friend” and her artist statement were published in Revise the Psalm: Work Celebrating the Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks.
  • January 18
    When it is cold outside, sometimes it feels better when thinking about summer. Here’s a list of summer opportunities abroad.
  • January 18
    The theater department is excited to announce their new spring theater season of three smaller-scale shows, all of which are written or adapted by students, and two of which are directed by students.