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  • April 16Image preview
    The Steven Galovich Memorial Student Symposium brings the College community together for a day of scholarly and creative presentations.
  • April 16Image preview
    Jason Morrall ’15 landed one of two coveted internship positions at Citigroup in Chicago this summer. 
  • April 8Image preview
    A Lake Forest College student has won a research prize at the Chicago Society for Neuroscience’s Annual Undergraduate Poster Competition for 12 years running.
  • April 2Image preview
    Adam O’Neil ’05 is a performance psychology consultant who works with Olympians and professional athletes.
  • March 31Image preview
    In The Loop students networked with alumni professionals in Chicago during the second of three mixers planned for the spring.
  • March 27Image preview
    The NCAA awarded Mahir Mameledzija ’14 one of only 58 postgraduate scholarships for athletes among all divisions.
  • March 26Image preview
    Thomas Dyja, author of The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, will speak at 4:30 p.m. on April 8 in the Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel.
  • March 14Image preview
    Kayla Ahlstrand ’12 was accepted into four veterinary medicine schools. Which one did she choose?
  • March 14Image preview
    Nadia Vinogradova ’13 followed the suggestion of a professor to apply to Northwestern’s competitive Slavic Literature program and was admitted for the fall semester.
  • March 13Image preview
    Together with Associate Professor of Psychology Matthew Kelley, Carli Pentz ’13 was published in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
  • March 5Image preview
    Five writers and scholars visited campus for the 10th annual Lake Forest Literary Festival, themed “translation.”
  • March 4Image preview

    The Department of Education accepted a national award for its approach to using partnerships as part of its teacher preparation program.

  • March 3Image preview
    Students offered their handshakes and résumés to successful alumni and notable professionals throughout Career Month.
  • February 25Image preview
    Students do hands-on science in Associate Professor of Biology Alex Shingleton’s Evolutionary Biology class.
  • February 24Image preview
    Lake Forest College celebrated the tenth volume of Eukaryon, the student-produced science journal, on March 4.
  • February 18Image preview

    Chicago artist Kate McQuillen brings her interpretation of surveillance to the Lake Forest College art galleries starting February 27 in the form of large monoprint murals.

  • February 18Image preview
    Big-name television journalist, producer, narrator, and news anchor Bill Kurtis visited campus to talk about his career.
  • February 14Image preview
    Anastasiya Koshkina ’15 became the first student admitted into Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science’s College of Pharmacy as part of Lake Forest’s new dual degree program.
  • February 6Image preview
    Students studying in Chicago network with alumni professionals at All-Access Mixers.
  • January 24Image preview
    When Briana Shemroske ’14 Googles her name, she finds evidence of the work she completed as an intern at Booklist in Chicago.
  • January 23Image preview
    Chicago-based world music group Funkadesi brings their funk to campus.
  • January 23Image preview
    Associate Professor of Psychology Matthew Kelley and Sydni Cole ’12 used Snap Circuits to study spacial recall, research that was later published in a leading journal.
  • January 22Image preview
    The $60,000 donation from John Liebes, widower of Gail Liebes ’53, will translate into a long-needed renovation of the Lake Forest College Permanent Art Collection storage facilities, a part of the Sonnenschein Gallery in the Durand Art Institute. This renovation will provide more and better storage space for the College’s important 1,200-piece art collection.
  • January 17Image preview
    Ryan Stivers ’14, president of the College’s education honor society Kappa Delta Pi, was named one of six recipients of the national organization’s Distinguished Chapter Officer Award in November.
  • January 13Image preview
    Next fall, Lake Forest College will become one of the first schools in the Associated Colleges of the Midwest to offer entrepreneurship as a minor, meeting a high demand among students and employers alike.
  • January 6Image preview
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics Enrique Treviño helped coach a team of high school students from the Mexican state of Chihuahua to a first place finish in the XXVII Mexican Mathematical Olympiad in late November.
  • January 3Image preview
    Ben Zeller collaborated with George Chryssides of the University of Birmingham, UK on The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements (Bloomsbury 2014), which contains chapters from 29 top and up-and-coming researchers in the field. Zeller will travel to London at the end of the month for the Information Network on Religious Movements conference to publicize the book and speak about related research.
  • January 3Image preview
    Nora Logue ’14 combined her love of nature and design to publish a photography book while pursuing a major in environmental studies and a minor digital media design.
  • January 2Image preview
    Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri’s rendition of the Shahnameh was selected by Maestro Hamid Motebassem and the Celestial Harmonies label to be printed as notes for a newly released CD of a live performance by the symphony Simorq.
  • December 18Image preview
    Enjoy this video capturing the beauty and cheer we’re appreciating this holiday season.