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News and Events

Lake Forest College In the News

  • June 25    
    Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri was interviewed on June 24 on NPR’s Worldview program talking about how President Trump’s last-minute decision to cancel airstrikes on Iran has impacted Iranian politics. Listen to the interview here.
  • May 1 Eddie Crummey '22 
    Eddie Crummey ’22 was recently interviewed by the Chicago Tribune about his role as a city liaison with the City of Lake Forest.
  • April 30 Ahmad Sadri (right) and world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma 
    Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri’s “Heroes Take Their Stands,” performed by Silk Road Ensemble—a Grammy Award musical group—was reviewed recently in the Los Angeles Times.
  • April 23 Anna Trumbore Jones 
    The Chicago Tribune interviewed Anna Trumbore Jones for an article on the recently announced $1.1 million Andrew W. Mellon Grant and the Humanities 2020 project she is leading.
  • April 3 Ahmad Sadri 
    Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri was interviewed on April 3 on NPR’s Worldview program talking about the scientific revolution of Iran and Central Asia between the ninth and twelfth centuries. The interview aired here on Chicago’s WBEZ 91.5 FM.
  • February 5 Enrique Treviño 
    When a local newspaper reporter was doing a story on big numbers, she turned to Associate Professor of Math Enrique Treviño for answers.
  • February 1 Kevin Curameng ’18 | Chicago Tribune 
    Kevin Curameng ’18 was recently featured in a Chicago Tribune article on his professional career at Walgreen’s corporate office in Deerfield and his time at Lake Forest College, where he double majored in finance and politics and was a student-athlete.
  • January 23 Chloe Johnston (left) and Coya Paz Brownrigg 
    Kelly Leonard ’88 interviewed Associate Professor of Theater Chloe Johnston and Coya Paz Brownrigg on WGN-Radio about their new book Ensemble-Made Chicago, which looks at the unique way that Chicago theater artists develop original content in a collaboration with their fellow artists and audiences.
  • January 15  
    Lake Forest College is highlighted in a Forbes travel story on the historic Deer Path Inn in downtown Lake Forest. Click here to read the article.
  • December 21 Rebecca Graff 
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the American Studies Program Rebecca Graff is featured in the January 2019 issue of Chicago magazine.
  • December 10    
    The new book Associate Professor of Theater and Performance Studies Chloe Johnston co-wrote with a colleague at DePaul University was featured in the Chicago Reader.
  • December 4 Ben Zeller 
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller was featured recently on Interfaith Voices about the connections between food, culture, and religion, and in Vox on the idolization of CEOs. 
  • October 31 Holly Swyers 
    Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of Sociology and Anthropology Holly Swyers was interviewed on adulting for a piece that appeared in CityLab this week.
  • October 24 Khoogas Mekaelian '11 
    Spanish major Khoogas Mekaelian ’11, now a Major League Baseball strength coach, was recently featured in the Chicago Tribune “Shout Out” section.
  • October 8 Rebecca Graff 
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the American Studies Program Rebecca Graff was featured in the news recently for her archaeological work on the Chicago World’s Fair.