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Welcome message from President Steve Schutt

View a special welcome message from Lake Forest College President Steve Schutt as he introduces Brown Hall, originally built in 1878, and the cutting-edge upgrades it brings to campus. The building update underscores Lake Forest College’s commitment to both the preservation of history and the tradition of liberal arts as well as momentum toward the future. 

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Richter Scholar Feature: Stanzin Zasal ’24

Collaborating with students from different international backgrounds allowed Stanzin Zasal '24 to understand how different perspectives on religion, biology, and public health can overlap and provide a greater understanding of the world. The research she participated in will help shape and inform Professor Anya Golovkova's future class curriculum while also allowing Stanzin to explore several academic disciplines at once.

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Explore Our Career Pathways 

Explore your options through our four-year Career Pathways program. Through four stages of personal exploration and career development, you’ll make connections with people who can help you land a job or go to graduate school.

Alumni Online Community

Visit the new portal for the alumni community to connect including virtual events, a new directory, and much more.

Virtual Campus Tour

Virtual Tour