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News and Events

Lake Forest College In the News

  • 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 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 7 XXIII Olympic Winter Games 
    Ernest A. Johnston Professor of Economics Robert A. Baade lent his expertise to a recent Morningstar story on the economic effects of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics on its host city, Pyeongchang, South Korea.
  • January 29 An 18-karat-gold toilet, titled “America,” by the sculptor Maurizio Cattelan in a restroom of the Guggenheim Museu... 
    Lake Forest College alumnus Richard Armstrong ’71 was recently mentioned in a New York Times piece concerning the White House, a gold toilet, and the Guggenheim Museum, of which he is director.
  • January 23 Madeeha Lamoreaux 
    The Chicago Tribune recently covered an art installation by Madeeha Lamoreaux ’13, a Lake Forest College alumna and the newest addition to the art department faculty, that involves batteries and blood sacrifice.
  • January 15 Ben Zeller, associate professor of religion, wrote a book about the Heaven’s Gate cult in 2014 and worked as academi... 
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller and his work on the Heaven’s Gate cult and a popular podcast was featured in a news story in the Sunday Chicago Tribune on January 14 and will be featured on WGN-TV Thursday.
  • January 12 logo 
    The College’s Home for Dinner program was a featured story in the January issue of Forest & Bluff magazine. Click here to read the full story.
  • 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.
  • 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 18 Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller 
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller lectured on “Religious Suicide and the Puzzling Case of Heaven’s Gate” at Monmouth College on October 17.
  • October 18 Chicago Tribune 
    The Chicago Tribune previewed novelist Ruth Ozeki’s upcoming visit to Lake Forest College as part of the Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale program.
  • October 10 Chicago Tribune 
    The Chicago Tribune covered author and alumnus Stephen Salny’s well-attended Homecoming lecture on October 6.
  • October 3 Daily North Shore 
    The Daily North Shore recently reported on an upcoming campus talk on the architecture of David Adler by Stephen Salny ’77.
  • September 13 Chicago Tribune Logo 
    The Chicago Tribune recently published a story on the increased interest in science fields at Lake Forest College.
  • September 5 R.J. Pompey ’18 
    The Chicago Tribune recently covered Lake Forest College football coach Jim Catanzaro’s recruitment of R.J. Pompey ’18.