- May 21
Associate Professor of Psychology Matthew Kelley and Associate Professor of Economics Robert Lemke will publish “Decision-Making under Uncertainty in the Cash Cab” in Applied Cognitive Psychology.
- May 13
Thirteen Lake Forest students participated in what is considered by many to be the most prestigious and toughest math competition in the world.
- May 8
Lake Forest High School recently honored Lake Forest College with the Community Partner of the Year Award for a program that serves local students with special needs.
- May 7
Graduates will celebrate at the College’s 135th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11, starting at 10:45 a.m. Award-winning lyricist and composer Stephen Schwartz will deliver the commencement address. You can watch the live-stream video from Ravinia Festival Park on the College’s website
and follow along on Twitter with #lfgrad2013
- May 7
Lake County Cares awarded Samantha Schuring ’13 an I Care Award during a formal ceremony on April 27 for her work as a youth literacy leader with North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP).
- May 6
These 11 soon-to-be graduates have been highly involved throughout their time at Lake Forest College as presidents of organizations, captains of athletic teams, and more, and they intend to keep that Forester spirit alive as alumni.
- April 26
New videos capture the liveliness of two annual events that took place the week of April 15: Ry’s Run, sponsored by Athletics, and Relay for Life. Both raised money for the American Cancer Society, which supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment, and education.
- April 24
Alaina Carlson ’11 and Ryan Meadors ’12 are two of twenty voices in the Peregrine Vocal Ensemble, a new Chicago-based group founded by Assistant Professor of Music Emilie Amrein, who also is the artistic director.
- April 23
Inspired by Forbes’ well-known “30 Under 30,” the 25 Under 25 concert on Sunday, May 5 is designed to showcase some of the finest young artists from around the area, and four Lake Forest College students are among them.
- April 17
Paulius Kuprys ’12 was the lead student researcher for the project. He traveled to Israel for a month last summer to work with gene expert Dr. Yehuda Tzfati, who validated the research. Kuprys also had time to explore and take a swim in the Dead Sea.
- April 15
The April 11 concert featured the Lake Forest College and Pritzker College Prep concert bands and culminated with a performance of “Russian Sailors’ Dance.” Ninety college and high school instrumentalists sat intermingled, eyes shifting from their music stands to Lake Forest College band director Scott Edgar as he led them through the well-known, high energy piece by Reinhold Gliere.
- April 10
Students involved in the theater troupe will tell the story of a peasant girl on a tropical island who uses the power of love to break social barriers in Once On This Island, which opens on April 25 at 8 p.m.
- April 9
Nearly a quarter of the Lake Forest College student population doubles as athletes, balancing their time among competitive academics, competitive athletics, and community service. National Division III Week is a time to recognize student-athletes who work to uphold this Forester Tradition of Excellence.
- April 5
The College’s American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter has donated one evening each spring for the past three years to volunteer for the not-for-profit Feed My Starving Children. In that time, they have contributed more than 150,000 meals. Their work on Friday, March 22 alone at the organization’s new Libertyville location will feed 32 children for a year.
- April 3
John “Jack” Guen-Murray ’13 is part of the four percent of the Class of 2013 with plans to work for a service corps organization after graduation in a week’s time.
- April 1
Students who study communication learn about what’s happening in the field today. Right now.
- April 1
From your first year to your senior year, the Lake Forest College Career Advancement Center (CAC) is with you every step of the way as you discover your interests, make a plan, and follow through with that plan on the path to your future.
- March 28
The artist selected for the annual spring concert is…Uncle Kracker! e.Team released the announcement on Thursday morning that the highly-acclaimed American rock musician, who has collaborated with an array of artists from Kid Rock to Kenny Chesney, will headline the event.
- March 26
In a partnership with WeCar by Enterprise, eligible College students, faculty, and staff will have round-the-clock access to two cars.
- March 26
Senior Lecturer in History Catherine Weidner is the history teacher for Chicago’s secondary school version of the Clemente Course in the Humanities, which has experienced positive results among its adult students throughout the nation since 1995. The purpose of the pilot, Weidner says, is to demonstrate that the program is scalable earlier in life.
- March 22
Shabana Yusufishaq’s collaboration with Dr. Amiel Rosenkranz, an assistant professor at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS), was an opportunity for the 2012 graduate to merge her studies in biology and education while at Lake Forest College.
- March 20
Their spatial memory research, in collaboration with Matthew Reysen from the University of Mississippi, will be published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition.
- March 18
Nine students spent their spring break near Winona, MN helping Habitat for Humanity to rehabilitate homes for community members in need.
- March 6
Nearly 400 members of the Lake Forest College community volunteered their time on Saturday, March 2 at four North Chicago elementary schools.
- March 6
Semantic memory research by Lake Forest professor Matthew Kelley, along with Ian Neath and Aimee Surprenant from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, will be published in the leading journal Memory & Cognition.
- March 4
Lecturer in American Studies Elizabeth Marquardt co-authored a Huffington Post politics piece responding to President Obama’s call in his State of the Union to eliminate marriage penalties for low-income Americans.
- March 4
Amanda Muledy ’13 will become the first student from Lake Forest College to be published in the Midwest Journal of Undergraduate Research for a paper she wrote that analyzes a passage from John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost.
- March 1
Students in the pre-health program work closely with professors in the classroom and in the lab beginning in their first year, and they participate in research and internship opportunities on and off campus. Ninety percent of Lake Forest College students who apply to medical school are accepted.
- February 26
Dikpal Dhamala’s recent acceptance into the Clinton Global Initiative University means he can start putting an idea into action. The Lake Forest College sophomore’s idea: to develop a plan to clean up the base camp of Mt. Everest in his home country of Nepal.
- February 25
Emily White ’14 remembers attending Falmouth Commodore baseball games during the summers of her childhood. Glove in hand, she always was prepared to catch a fly ball. This summer, she will return to her Cape Cod home to serve as the team’s promotions intern, paving the way for a future she hopes somehow involves promotions and baseball.