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News and Events

News and Events

College Headlines

  • February 20 Ahmad Sadri
    Professor of Sociology and Islamic World Studies Ahmad Sadri was recently interviewed on WBEZ’s Worldview about The Secret Fatwa, a new film about the Iranian prison where Sadri was held for two months.
  • February 20 Richter Scholar Program
    Congratulations are in order for the 43 outstanding first-year students who have been selected to do research on campus this summer through the College’s well-regarded Richter Scholar Summer Research Program.
  • February 15 Davis Schneiderman
    Professor of English Davis Schneiderman was invited to write an essay for a memorial to the recently deceased writer Ursula K. Leguin at Another Chicago Magazine.
  • February 15 Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Enrique Treviño
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Enrique Treviño won a 2017 Emma and Dick Lehmer prize given to the favorite talks of the West Coast Number Theory Conference.
  • February 13 Afa S. Dworkin
    An artist-in-residence open forum will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21 in Calvin Durand Hall with Afa S. Dworkin, president and artistic director of the Sphinx Organization, a national organization dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts.
  • February 13 Flavia Barbosa
    Assistant Professor of Biology Flavia Barbosa is interested in a particular part of evolution that most of us don’t consider: sexual selection in certain species. To study this, she looks at mating behaviors of insects, from katydids to moths, and has found that female preference plays a large role in evolution.
  • February 13 Ahmad Sadri
    Professor of Sociology and Islamic World Studies Ahmad Sadri was interviewed by CBC and BBC News about prominent Iranian environmentalist Kavous Seyed-Emami, who recently died in prison after being arrested on spying charges.
  • February 13 Professor Shubhik DebBurman congratulates Stuart Lukz of Stevenson High School on his first place win.
    Last weekend, students braved the winter storm to participate in the Chicago Brain Bee, hosted by Lake Forest College. The Bee provided an excellent opportunity for our undergraduates to work with local youth and gain experience in organizing educational events.
  • February 13 Davis Schneiderman and Josh Corey
    Associate Professor of English Josh Corey and Professor of English Davis Schneiderman, billed as The Muttering Sickness, were the closing performers of Indiana University’s “Wounded Galaxies” festival and symposium on February 10.
  • February 13 Phi Theta Kappa recognizes Lake Forest College's exemplary transfer-student pathways.
    For the second consecutive year, Phi Theta Kappa has recognized Lake Forest College for excellence in creating successful pathways for community-college transfer students.