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Lake Forest College In the News

  • May 23  
    The Lake Forest Leader covered Tom Ricketts’ inspiring address at Lake Forest College’s recent commencement ceremony. 
  • May 15  
    Commencement speaker Tom Ricketts, Chicago Cubs chairman, delivered a media-worthy address at Ravinia Festival Park on May 13.
  • May 11  
    Professor of Economics and Business Robert Baade weighs in on on the economic risks of Los Angeles’ 2024 Olympics bid in two publications.
  • April 20  
    Tyler Madeley ’18 was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune about his play “Post-Mortem,” which was performed on campus.
  • April 14  
    The Chicago Tribune covered the success of Lake Forest College’s 20th Student Symposium.
  • April 11  
    Associate Professor of Anthropology Holly Swyers was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article about the effects of a 30 percent increase in the cost of Cubs tickets on the fan base.
  • April 11  
    Professor of English Robert Archambeau was interviewed by The Huffington Post for National Poetry Month.
  • April 4  
    Courtney Wright ’88 was recently featured in the Chicago Sun-Times for the innovation of her manufacturing company.
  • March 28  
    Jose Antonio Vargas recently gave a talk at the College about his experience as an undocumented immigrant, spurring media interest.
  • March 22  
    Helen Maurene Cooper celebrated the creativity of Chicago’s nail art community and the release of her new book Paint & Polish: Cultural Economy and Visual Culture from the West Side (Onomatopee, 2017).
  • March 15  
    It looks almost good enough to eat, like an exquisite confectionary at a high-end chocolatier. But this delectable chocolate lily is one of Glenn Adelson’s latest finds on his year-long search for wildflowers.
  • March 13  
    Associate Professor of Anthropology Holly Swyers was quoted at length about the art of being a grown up in Quartz, the online subsidiary of The Atlantic Magazine.
  • March 1  
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology Rebecca Graff will be quoted Wednesday, March 1, on the “Ask Geoffrey” segment of WTTW’s Chicago Tonight.
  • 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 14  
    On February 11, Vidya Babu, a junior from Illinois Math and Science Academy, became the First Place winner of the 2017 Chicago Brain Bee that took place at Lake Forest College. She will represent the Chicago region at the USA World Bee on March 17 (2017) in Washington, D.C.