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    Supporting U.S. vets
    Brian Clauss ’86 is executive director of the Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic at John Marshall Law School, the largest facility of its kind in the country.
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    Sig Gissler ’56 retires as Pulitzer Prizes administrator
    Gissler held the position since 2002 in addition to teaching part-time at Columbia Journalism School. He is credited with moving the journalism competition toward the digital age by accepting submissions from online-only news organizations as well as multimedia entries, and for adopting an all-digital entry and judging system to replace a paper system. Gissler, a Chicago native, was an American Studies major at the College.
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    #notsoselfie #forestersgive
    About 50 Foresters participated in the College’s #notsoselfie campaign earlier this month. They donated their Facebook statuses for the day by sharing their selfies along with fun anecdotes about their memories of the College and encouraged friends to give back. Sara Finesilver ’04 won a prize for her creative post! See what others had to say on this Storify.

 

Current Issue: Winter 2014

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    The next five years will be an active, productive time at the College, based on an ambitious new strategic plan that will strengthen academic programs, prepare students for success, improve the campus and enhance our reputation. Endorsed by the Board of Trustees in October 2013, the new plan is entitled “Planning Priorities for Lake Forest College: 2013–2018.”

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    Read our “All-Access” brand statement here.
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    Lake Forest College’s proximity to Chicago provides opportunities for students wanting to establish careers in business. And with such course offerings as Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship—and the College’s new minor in entrepreneurship starting in the Fall 2014 semester—current students are now getting more preparation than ever for starting up businesses of their own.
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    Franco La Marca ’00 has been a member of the Lake Forest College alumni board for six years. He chairs a board committee that works to connect students and alumni for the purposes of career advancement and also is a dedicated volunteer with the mentoring and speed networking programs.
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    Read the following for a recap about the Fall 2013 Forester athletic season.
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    2013 Homecoming: Lake Forest College in numbers.
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  • Students, faculty, and staff made headlines these past few months.
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    Read about our recent graduates’ successes, the proposed donation of the Krebs family’s home and art to Lake Forest College, and the newly approved entrepreneurship and innovation minor at the College.
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    Last fall the Board of Trustees approved an ambitious new five-year plan to position the College for success now and in the future.
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  • A list of Foresters who recently passed.
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    To submit a class note, log on to our online community at forestersforever.com or e-mail spectrum@lakeforest.edu.
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    Read about books and papers recently published by Lake Forest College faculty members Robert Archambeau, Richard Pettengill, James J. Marquardt, Rui Zhu, and Davis Schneiderman.
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  • Professor of Politics Robert J. Steamer was a consummate professional who brought the study of jurisprudence to life for many, many Lake Forest College students.
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