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Weekly News

February 13, 2019

  • Ethan Webster ’19 and his parents Penny and Peter Webster were on-campus to celebrate Family Weekend 2019 with over 300 families last weekend. Ethan Webster ’19 and his parents Penny and Peter Webster were on-campus to celebrate Family Weekend 2019 with over 300 families last weekend.

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NEWS

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    Lake Forest College is pleased to announce a new $1.1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will link faculty, students, and Chicago-area institutional partners in efforts to understand the history and current status of race relations in Chicago and to create positive change in the city and the lives of its residents.

  •    The Chinese Cultural Club, United Asia, and Department of Asian Studies organized another successful celebration to honor Chinese New Year—the year of the pig.  
  • 2019 Chicago Brain Bee winners

    More than 60 students from 18 high schools from the Chicago area participated in the 2019 Chicago Brain Bee that took place on February 9. This marked the third year that the College’s chapter of Nu Rho Psi, a national neuroscience honor society, planned the event.

  • Pascal Accoh '12

    Working in a lab on meaningful research turned into a career-making experience for more than 100 Foresters who have participated in the Lake Forest College-Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science summer research program since 2009.

FACULTY NOTES

  •    Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri presented the talk “A Human Story of Immigration” at a local church on Sunday, February 10.

ATHLETICS NEWS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Make sure to stop by the Student Center on February 14 between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to receive a custom poem for your Valentine. All custom poems will be typed on vintage typewriters by Tusitala staff members and delivered to your sweetheart.
  • Each year, the ACM sponsors the Nick Adams Short Story Contest to celebrate the creativity and talent of student writers at ACM colleges. The contest, named for the young protagonist of many Hemingway stories, awards a first prize of $1,000.
  • The Forester Fitness Team is excited to announce the return of Boomer’s Wellness Challenge through Sunday, March 3. All students, faculty and staff are eligible to participate in this annual event.
  • Make a difference in the community by attending a service trip this spring. The full schedule of trips is listed here. Transportation will be provided.
  • The library has acquired an online version to The Economist. This includes all content from the print weekly, plus extras, as well as access to previous editions dating back to 1997.

THINGS TO DO

  • Chicago Theatre Week

    Chicago Theatre Week is returning for its seventh year and will take place through Sunday, February 17. Choose from more than 100 productions and sample the extraordinary range of theatrical offerings in Chicago. Price: $15- $35, or less. Location: Various places around the city. Click here for shows.

  • The Trials of Muhammad Ali

    As part of the Kartemquin presents series, the Gorton Community Center will be showing The Trials of Muhammad Ali, a documentary exploring Ali’s spiritual transformation journey that confronts issues of race, power, faith, and identity. The film will be showcased on Friday, February 15 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $5.