- July 22
Professor of Politics Ghada Talhami was interviewed on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight television show on July 17, 2014 about the escalating conflict in the Middle East.
- July 14
, a lecturer in finance
and now-retired steel analyst, comments on the U.S. steelworkers strike of 1959. The New York Times
revisits the event in this story, which also discusses the recent “unceremonious removal” of U.S. Steel from the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index.
- July 9
Associate Dean of the Faculty Davis Schneiderman
and his wife Kelly Haramis were featured by the Montreal Gazette
for Kelly’s one-woman Fringe Festival show Double Happiness, which she performed in Montreal in late June. The show is about fertility issues and adoption via China. The couple adopted their 8-year-old daughter Athena from China in 2007.
- July 8
Assistant Professor of Education Desmond Odugu
comments on his native country Nigeria’s emotional connection to its national anthem in this story about the World Cup and the enthusiasm, or lack thereof, displayed by athletes and fans during the playing of their country’s anthem.
- June 30
The national Nu Rho Psi newsletter recognized that Lake Forest College won the 2013 “Chapter of the Year” award for their outstanding program. Alumni Emily Hankosky ’09 and Michael Zorniak ’07 received the award at the national meeting in San Diego, California.
- June 20
, associate professor of economics and business
with a specialization in household economics, offered comments in this study examining the best cities for families.
- June 18
Then check out A.B. Dick Professor of Economics and Business Rob Baade’s
interview with Estadão about the economic impact of the Olympics in Brazil.
- June 13
Lecturer in Music Helen Bond was a guest on WBEZ to discuss her not-for-profit, the Benkadi Project, which finds ways to provide clean water to people in Guinea, West Africa. Bond co-founded the organization after visiting Guinea to study traditional hand drumming and seeing firsthand that her help was needed.
- June 13
- June 10
- June 10
A.B. Dick Professor of Economics and Business Rob Baade
told the The Columbus Dispatch
in this recent story
that political conventions have “a negligible” impact on the host community’s economy. This as cities chase the bids for the 2016 Republican and Democratic conventions.
- June 10
- June 10
Robert Henderson ’14, who studied history
and American studies
at the College, is one student profiled in this Associated Press story about first generation college graduates from inner-city Chicago. The story was picked up by National Public Radio, Huffington Post, and many other news organizations.
- June 2
New York Times writer John Williams mentioned the College’s 1977 Commencement speech delivered by Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, in his summer reading article.
- May 28
Assistant Professor of Religion Ben Zeller
comments on California’s alternative religion culture in this feature story about famed spiritual leader Marianne Williamson’s run for the state’s 33rd Congressional District.
- May 27
Professor Ebner recently published an article in History News Network about Moses Fleetwood Walker, the real first African American to play major league baseball in the 1940s.
- May 23
Muslims are like many groups of new immigrants in how they build their religious communities in America, according to Assistant Professor Benjamin Zeller. Zeller was interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition as part of a story about a new documentary titled “Unmosqued.” Read and listen to the entire story here
- May 23
President Schutt was interviewed on the WBBM Chicago Noon Business Hour on May 22. You’ll find the interview here
, underneath Schutt’s bio.
- May 15
Editor of Cabot Wealth Advisory Paul Goodwin wrote an article about the inspiring story of Grace Groner and her astonishing luck, patience and good judgment.
- May 12
The Huffington Post featured parts of the commencement address made by Kelly Leonard ’88, executive vice president of The Second City
, on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Leonard spoke about how improv worked in his life. Click here
to read his speech.
- May 6
Dave Beran ’03, chef at Chicago’s acclaimed Next restaurant, won the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef, Great Lakes award on Monday. The annual awards gala is dubbed the “Oscars” of the American culinary scene.
- May 4
Professor Enrique Treviño’s paper “The primes that Euclid Forgot” co-authored with Paul Pollack from the University of Georgia was published in the May issue of the American Mathematical Monthly
, the most widely read mathematics journal in the world.
- April 24
Gayle, an associate professor of history, is a specialist in cast-iron architecture whose expertise concerning the dismantling of the Bogardus Building in 1971 is recalled in this article about the to-be-demolished American Folk Art Museum building.
- April 22
The Lake Forester featured a story about the College’s new Board of Trustee member.
- April 14
The New York Times shared five inspirational commencement addresses from the last half-century—including the one given by Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, to Lake Forest College graduates in 1977.
- April 10
Christopher Banville ’14 from Wonder Lake, Ill., talks about his experience at Lake Forest College in the most recent Student Spotlight.
- March 18
On Tuesday, April 1, Professor Ahmad Sadri will discuss the 1979 Referendum that created the Islamic Republic of Iran on WBEZ’s Worldview at noon. Mark your calendars and tune in at wbez.org or 91.5 FM.
- March 18
In this exclusive interview, James Blake Wiener of the Ancient History Encyclopedia speaks with Mr. Hamid Rahmanian about Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings, and the process of creating a new edition of this timeless classic as well as collaborating with Professor Ahmad Sadri.
- February 24
Katie Rose McEneely from Sheridan Road Magazine interviewed Kate McQuillen about her art exhibition at Lake Forest College titled, “No Such Agency.“
- February 17
Schneiderman is one artist whose work is featured in the exhibit “The Museum of Alternative History,” which earned the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards’ Best Group Show award in the Visual Arts category on Sunday, Feb. 16. The exhibit is featured in RNG Gallery in the Omaha area.