Weekly Newsletter

Lake Forest Weekly News

April 1, 2015


Weekly News

  • Image preview Lake Forest College neuroscience and biology students prove that thirteen is not only a lucky number, but doubly so.  Our students have once again, for the thirteenth year in a row, won prizes for outstanding undergraduate research at the prestigious 2015 Chicago Society for Neuroscience (CSfN) conference, which was held at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on March 20.
  • Image preview A history of Chicago’s passenger transportation terminals, “Terminal Town: An Exhibition,” is coming to campus April 7–17 in the Center for Chicago Programs.
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    An ad, a door, and freshly fallen snow made it possible for Technical Director Brian Healy to get a car inside Hixon Hall for a starring role in the spring theater production, “Failure: A Love Story.”

  • Image preview The Lake Forest College Student Symposium, now in its 18th year, takes place on Tuesday, April 7.
  • Image preview More than 100 Lake Forest students volunteered at the Area 13 Special Olympics Aquatics Meet at the Sports and Recreation Center on March 21. Click here to view a photo gallery of the event.
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    Expert social psychologist Sherry Turkle will deliver the annual Oppenheimer Lecture to start off Homecoming Weekend at Lake Forest College in October 2015.

Faculty Notes

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    Associate Professor of Education, Emerita Shelley Sherman will present her paper, “Nurturing Joyfulness in Teacher Education,” at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 16–20.

In the News

  • Image preview Art collector and philanthropist Madeleine Plonsker discussed her collection of contemporary Cuban photographs and the art scene in Cuba on New York Public Radio.
  • Image preview The Delhi New Record newspaper in Ontario, Canada featured Leah Ebdon ’18 and her role in the 2014-15 Forester women’s hockey season.
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    The third time is the charm for the friendship of Shirley Flood Crandall, 89, and Pat Galitz Kramer, 88. The two lived in Lois Hall during World War II, became neighbors in the 1960s, and have reunited for a third time.