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Homecoming Weekend — Sciences Reunion

Science center grand opening Lake Forest College 2018

We have a full weekend celebration planned that you will not want to miss!



Thursday, October 11

  • Oppenheimer Lecture featuring social psychologist Dr. Dan Gilbert
    7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church

Friday, October. 12

  • Soup and Stories
    11 a.m. to noon, SkyBox, Mohr Student Center

Join us for a scientific evening! EXCLUSIVE first look for science majors only before the Grand Opening event. Followed by a special Science Affinity Reunion! Demonstrations throughout the evening current faculty and departments that call Lillard Science Center home.
Evening schedule:

Science majors only, exclusive first look
4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Lillard Science Center Grand Opening
5:00 to p.m. 7:00 p.m. 

Science Affinity Reunion
7:00 to 8:30 p.m. 

Demonstrations by: 
Biology- “Doing Biology: Molecules, Physiology, & Evolution”
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology- “New Ways to See DNA” **NEW MAJOR!
Chemistry- “Chemistry Extremes: Fun With Liquid Nitrogen”
Environmental Studies- “World Wildflower Tour, Highlighting Floral Reproductive Diversity”
Neuroscience- “Who’s Teaching Whom: The Rat or the Researcher”
Physics- “Favorite Physics Demonstrations”
Psychology- “Why Do Hints Often Hurt Your Memory?”

Questions? Please contact Jamie Williams ’16 at jawilliams@lakeforest.edu or 847-735-6019

Saturday, October. 13

  • Faculty and Staff Celebration Breakfast 
    8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Gus and Margie Hart Dining Hall
  • Homecoming Parade 
    11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.mViewing along Sheridan Road
  • Join us at Fan Fest to celebrate your reunion 
    11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  South Campus 
  • Homecoming Football Game
    2:00 p.m. Farwell Field