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  • November 17 Residence directors Kate Doty (left) and Karl Turnlund
    Residence directors Kate Doty and Karl Turnlund were winners in the entry-level case study competition at the Great Lakes Association of College and University Housing Officers conference in Indianapolis in November.
  • November 17 Commissioned by the Chronicle of Higher Education, this study looks at unique career center models in colleges and univers...
    The Lake Forest College Career Advancement Center is featured alongside Stanford University and Rutgers University for its institutional focus on career preparation in the October 2017 Chronicle of Higher Education report on “Transforming the Campus Career Center: New Models for a New Era.”
  • November 17 All Access Mixer
    Lake Forest College students and alumni met up to chat and network at the All Access Mixer on November 8 in downtown Chicago.
  • November 15 Two InnovationSpaces are now open on campus.
    Lake Forest College recently announced the launch of InnovationSpaces, a network of creative environments where members of the community can enter virtual worlds, create 3D prints, record audio and electronic music, and more.
  • November 15 Author and playwright Lydia Diamond took the time to speak with students after her talk on November 8.
    In a highlight of Brain Awareness Week, playwright and author Lydia Diamond discussed how she brings neuroscience to other disciplines like theater.
  • November 14 Ashton Williams '18
    The Office of Intercultural Relations hosts Soup and Stories so members of the campus community can share their unique life experiences. Ash Williams ’18 spoke at the most recent noon lunch.
  • November 14 Jeremy Levinson '18
    The on-campus open forum with the City of Lake Forest, hosted by Student Government on November 14, was well-attended.
  • November 14 YesCollege Podcast
    Professor of Economics and Business Robert Lemke joined the YesCollege Podcast for a discussion on economics degree programs and career paths.
  • November 14 A.B. Dick Professor of Economics and Business Robert Baade
    Ernest A. Johnston Professor of Economics Robert Baade’s take on a proposed stadium in Nashville was covered by the USA Today Network, the Houston Chronicle, and WRCB Chattanooga.
  • November 13 Prospective students and their families toured campus during a light snowfall on November 10.
    Prospective students and their families toured campus Friday during the first official snowfall of the season. In all, the fall Admissions Open House program drew nearly 150 to campus.
  • November 13 Robert B. Glassman Memorial Brain, Mind, and Behavior Symposium
    Hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and members of the public discovered the latest in brain research during Brain Awareness Week held November 6–11 on campus.
  • November 7 Lydia Diamond
    Lydia Diamond, noted American Playwright and Author, will lead a discussion on Brain, Race, and Theater at 4 p.m. in Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel today.
  • November 2 Michael Small (left) and Josh Moulton (right) in Crain's
    Crain’s Chicago Business reports that In-flight internet provider Gogo commissioned two paintings from Josh Moulton ’00 for its Chicago headquarters.
  • November 1 Heaven's Gate
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller was interviewed about his work on the Heaven’s Gate cult for a segment on the CNN show “How It Really Happened.” A new podcast is based on his book.
  • November 1
    Three faculty members from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology delivered lectures at exciting events last week.
  • October 31 TEDxLakeForestCollege
    A sold-out crowd attended the first-ever TEDxLakeForestCollege held October 27 in Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel and more live-streamed the event that featured students, faculty, and special guests from across the country.
  • October 31 Argentine Cinema book cover
    Emeritus Professor of Spanish and Portuguese David George and Associate Professor of Spanish Gizella Meneses will publish their book, Argentine Cinema: From Noir to Neo-Noir, in December 2017.
  • October 30 Panhellenic at FMSC
    Panhellenic Association attended a Feed My Starving Children packing session to encourage service in the Greek community and pack over 40 meal boxes that will feed 25 children around the world.
  • October 30 Yoan Ganev '19 
    Every year in the fall, neuroscience student organizations on campus come together to collaborate and host Brain Awareness Week. This year, Yoan Ganev ’19 will not only help with hosting as a member of Nu Rho Psi, but he will also present his research and play the piano at one of the lectures.
  • October 27 Sticks and Stones
    Students and faculty gathered to talk about one of the most debated ideas throughout American history—free speech—during an on-campus panel discussion, “Sticks and Stones: The Values and Limits of Free Speech,” on October 26.
  • October 25 Men's hockey
    The men’s and women’s hockey and swimming and diving teams will all start their seasons with home games this weekend.
  • October 25 Tedx
    Watch the first ever TEDxLakeForestCollege event live this Friday from 5 to 9 pm. at www.tedxlfc.com.
  • October 25 Diwali celebration
    Over 85 Lake Forest College students and faculty celebrated Diwali at the home of Professor of Biology Shubhik DebBurman on Saturday, October 21.
  • October 25 Junior quarterback Jagan Cleary led his team to the end zone on seven of eight first half possessions as the Lake Forest C...
    The stakes are high in Saturday’s home football game: A win will give the Foresters sole possession of first place in the Midwest Conference South Division and break the College’s 1938 record for most wins.
  • October 24 Ruth Ozeki
    Author Ruth Ozeki will talk about her book, A Tale for the Time Being, in conversation with Associated Dean of the Faculty and Professor of English Davis Schneiderman at 7 p.m. on October 26 in Calvin Durand Hall.
  • October 24 Tyler Madeley '18
    When Professor of English and Theater Richard Pettengill handed back his paper on Macbeth, Tyler Madeley ’18 was alarmed by the hand-written note: “See me.”
  • October 23 Alumni spoke during Neuroscience Declaration Day, October 10.
    Neuroscience alumni visited campus on Neuroscience Declaration Day to provide information about the value of their overall college experience and the value of majoring in neuroscience.
  • October 23 Quarterback Jagan Cleary '19 led his team to the end zone on seven of eight first half possessions as Lake Forest routed v...

    The Foresters routed visiting Grinnell 70-6 Saturday and are now 7-0 overall for the first time since 1938. Lake Forest will host Monmouth Saturday at 1 p.m. with first place in the Midwest Conference South Division on the line.

  • October 20 Fox Business
    Professor of Economics and Business Robert Baade weighs in on the economic impact of hosting the World Series in a recent Fox Business story.
  • October 20 “Heaven’'s Gate”
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller serves as an expert consultant in an ongoing 10-part podcast about Heaven’s Gate, the religious group that spurred the mass suicide of 39 members in 1997.