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Foundations

  • Collapse of Communish in Albania
    Altin Kukaj attended the 2nd International Youth Forum at Zhejiang University in China
  • Lillian Shehadi
    Lillian Shehadi ’19, a double major in Business and International Relations, has studied at the Universite Grenoble in France.
  • Larissa Pentland
    Philosophy major, Larissa Pentland ’19, has studied at the University of Oxford in England
  • Karla Figueroa
    International Relations and Finance major, Karla Figueroa ’19, has studied at the John Felice Rome Center in Rome, Italy
  • Maxwell Perlick
    Maxwell Perlick ’20 is a Business major who has studied at the Universite Savoie Mont Blanc in France.
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    Discover Financial Services business executives visited campus during this year’s Behavioral Economics and Finance Senior Seminar and shared their professional insight with students.

  • Katrina Johnson
    Katrina Johnson ’19, a double major in Business and Asian Studies with a Japanese Language Concentration, is studying at the Kansai Gaidai University in Japan.
  • Muris Hadzic
    Assistant Professor of Finance Muris Hadzic was shortlisted with 11 other people for the Bracken Bowen Prize, awarded to the best business book proposal by an author under 35.
  • Stewart Foley
    Stewart Foley of the Department of Economics, Business and Finance created a quarterly industry journal called the Insurance AUM Journal, which is distributed both electronically and in print.  
  • Howard Tullman

    Howard Tullman gave a lecture on the topic of entrepreneurial urgency titled, “If You’re Not in a Hurry, You’re Too Late,” as this year’s esteemed A.B. Dick Lecturer. 

  • Noel Orwothwun
    Noel Orwothwun ’19, who is majoring in Economics and with minors in Computer Science and Entrepreneurship and Innovation, is studying at the University of Oxford in England.
  • John Hanna
    Will Hanna ’19 is an Economics major studying at Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Merima Prijic
    Merima Prijic ’20, who is majoring in Economics and minoring in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, is studying at the University of Chester in England.
  • Aleksandra Oluic
    Aleksandra Oluic ’20, a Business major and Entrepreneurship and Innovation  minor, is studying at the University d’Angers in Angers France.
  • 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.