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Foundations

  • Goitseone Thebe
    Goitseone Thebe ’18 is a major in Economics and minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation who studied in Milan, Italy
  • Sandra Khouri ’20 is an Economics and Philosophy double major as well as a Legal Studies minor.  Her internship was with O’Connor Law Firm, a personal injury firm with an impressive success rate for settling large cases.
  • AMER 200/480 students explore the "American Home" in Chinatown
    Students in American Studies: The American Home bolster their in-class learning with out-of-class experiences on several Chicago field trips.
  • New courses were recently approved for the Entrepreneurship and Innovation minor and these courses will begin being offered in Fall of 2018.
  • Isha Khalil '19 and Mariyam Khalil '20
    Isha Khalil ’19 and Mariyam Khalil ’20 will spend their summer in Jerusalem building an all-inclusive playground after being awarded a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant.
  • Zach Cook and Children
    Who is Zachary Cook?
  • Patricia "Trish" Thomas (center) accepts the award as top entrepreneurship professor in the state from...

    Director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program Patricia “Trish” Thomas was named Illinois Entrepreneurship Professor of the Year by Future Founders at the 2nd Annual EntrepreneurshipU Awards on April 20 at the Chicago Connectory in the Merchandise Mart.

  • Chicago Finance Day
    Students visited Morningstar, Goldman Sachs, and Citigroup in Chicago during the College’s first-ever Finance Industry Day. Led by College alumni and trustees, students got a behind-the-scenes look at each company—as well as some face time with industry experts.
  • Sally Lapidus '77 and Chrisann Verges '78 talk to students about their time at and since Lake Forest College.
    Producers Sally Lapiduss ’77 and Chrisann Verges ’78 brought Hollywood to campus during an information session on careers in Hollywood hosted by the Career Advancement Center and the theater department.
  • Kayla in Africa

    Kayla Choun is a Community Economic Development officer in the United States Peace Corps serving in Ouassa-Pehunco, Atakora, Benin (West Africa).  In 2016, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lake Forest College with degrees in economics and politics.

  • Ridwaan Ismail '19, Davis DeKorte '18, and Mitchell Connor '18 at the University of Chicago.
    Davis DeKorte ’18, Ridwaan Ismail ’19, and Mitchell Connor ’18 competed against top-tier schools from across the nation and networked with major companies in the financial industry during the 6th Annual UChicago Midwest Trading Competition, April 13–14.
  • Melissa Ward '19 and Kaylene Williamson '19 present their design alongside their teammate from Rutgers University, Gabriel...
    Melissa Ward ’19, Katie Donaldson ’21, and Kaylene Williamson ’19 were accepted into the first-ever Environmental Ideathon at Princeton University where they addressed the larger challenges of developing a sustainable modern city.
  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy Jennifer Jhun and Paul Henne, ’11
    Assistant Professor of Philosophy Jennifer Jhun meets alumnus Paul Henne, ’11, now pursuing his Ph.D. in philosophy at Duke University, at the 2018 Midwest conference of the American Philosophical Association.
  • Pitch It 2018 finalists

    Six teams of entrepreneurial Foresters pitched their new social or business venture and competed for $10,000 in prizes during the 2018 Pitch It finals on April 17 at the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest.

  • Ireland
    Michael McKeon ’19 is an Economics major who studied in Cork, Ireland.
  • Katherine Beall '18 (left) and Lauren Bell '18 at the Midwest Economics Association conference.
    Katherine Beall ’18 earned first place and Lauren Bell ’18 an honorable mention to land a one-two Forester punch at the 2018 Midwest Economics Association undergraduate paper competition.
  • Matthew Roszak '95
    Matthew Roszak ’95 participated in the first initial coin offerings beginning in 2013, before the term even existed. The crypto entrepreneur gave Richard Branson and Bill Clinton their first Bitcoins.
  • Dziadula working with children and parents in Nepal for her research on child labor and education.
    Eva Dziadula ’07 was recently profiled in The Key Reporter, Phi Beta Kappa’s publication for news and alumni relations, due to her exciting work in economic research with the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development.
  • France
    Christian Henriquez-Alas ’19 is a double major in Finance and French who is studying in Montpellier, France.
  • Assistant Professor of Economics and Business Kent Grote
    Assistant Professor of Economics and Business Kent Grote was tapped as an expert in a recent article on New Mexico’s broken lottery system in The New Mexican.
  • Amsterdam
    Joshua Geiger ’18 is a major in Business and a minor in Entrepreneurship who is studying in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • NIreland1
    Raul Andrade ’19 is a major in Psychology and a minor in Philosophy who is studying in Northern Ireland.
  • UK
    Aleea Newman ’19 is an Economics major who is studying in Nottingham, England.
  • Fatemeh "Sima" Riahi ’19 (left) and Karla Figueroa ’19

    Not giving up has paid off for Karla Figueroa ’19 and Fatemeh Riahi ’19. The duo has been selected from applicants worldwide to pitch their idea—a collapsible barrel with a built-in filter to make contaminated water usable—in the esteemed Values and Ventures business plan competition at Texas Christian University.

  • Brad Schneider Visit to Campus
  • Rob Baade attends conference in South Korea.
    While the U.S. Olympic team left PyeongChang with 23 new medals, Ernest A. Johnston Professor of Economics Robert Baade added several new media mentions to a growing list of news stories in which he is quoted on the economic impact of hosting the Olympics.
  • Kara Norvet '18
    Kara Norvet ’18 came from Red Wing, Minnesota with the hopes of playing basketball at the College. Four years later, not only is she a team captain, but she’s learned to translate a work ethic formed in sports into other aspects of her life.
  • XXIII Olympic Winter Games
    Ernest A. Johnston Professor of Economics Robert A. Baade lent his expertise to a recent Morningstar story on the economic effects of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics on its host city, Pyeongchang, South Korea.
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    Seven Lake Forest College students attended the 2018 Medline Job Shadow Day to learn about the world of finance at Medline Industries and make important professional connections. 

  • Krista Grund-Wickramasekera