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Upcoming events that are open to the public
Tuesday, October 8
Oct8: 4:00 p.m.: Christina Pugh ReadingCome enjoy a reading from award-winning author Christina Pugh in Meyer Auditorium in Hotchkiss Hall.
Wednesday, October 9
Oct9: 4:15 p.m.: Colloquia Series: “Peeking into the black box: Inferring psychological processes from behavior”Dr. Johnson explores how race and other social categories impact decisions and the cognitive processes that underlie them.
Thursday, October 10
Oct10: 7:00 p.m.: Lake Forest Reads: RagdaleIn partnership with Lake Forest College, Lake Forest Library, the Ragdale Foundation, Friends of Lake Forest Library, and Lake Forest Book Store.
Friday, October 11
Oct11: 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.: Environmental Justice after the Red Summer: Race and Urban Space in Chicagoland
The so-called “Red Summer” of 1919 saw race riots in dozens of American cities. In Chicago, violence erupted after Eugene Williams, an African American teenager, was killed by a white man at a segregated South Side beach. In commemoration of the centenary of this key event in the history of race, segregation, and contested public space in Chicago, Lake Forest College’s Humanities 2020 presents a program exploring how people of color and the region’s environmental justice movements continue to grapple with contested urban space in the 21st century.
Saturday, October 12
Monday, October 14
Oct14: All Day: Triptow Memorial Golf TournamentJoin us for our annual Triptow Memorial Golf Tournament as we celebrate the success of the past and promise of the future for our Men’s and Women’s Golf teams!
Oct14: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Open House for High School and Transfer Students
Learn what makes Lake Forest College unique on campus and in the community. Explore the unique campus offerings including connection with Chicago, flexibility of majors and minors, and superb career preparation and placement.
Thursday, October 17
Oct17: 7:00 p.m.: Volwiler Lecture: Lisa Barnes on Alzheimer’s DiseaseProfessor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine in the department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center, Lisa Barnes, discusses her research and findings on Alzheimer’s Disease. Her lecture will be on the following topics: Alzheimer’s Disease: Current knowledge, challenges, and keys to prevention.
Friday, October 18
Oct18: 7:00 p.m.: Volleyball vs. MonmouthCome support our Forester Volleyball Team as they take on Monmouth at 7:00 PM.
Saturday, October 19
Friday, October 25
Oct25: 7:00 p.m.: Volleyball vs. St. Norbert (FANATIC Event)Come support our Forester Volleyball Team as they take on St. Norbert at 7:00 PM. Fanatics are invited to join in on the RED OUT!
Saturday, October 26
Oct26: 11:00 a.m.: Women’s Soccer vs. Illinois College (Senior Day)Come support our Forester Women’s Soccer Team as they take on Illinois College at 11:00 AM. Seniors will be recognized at the game.
Oct26: 1:00 p.m.: Volleyball vs. Lawrence (Senior Day)Come support our Forester Volleyball Team as they take on Lawrence at 1:00 PM. Seniors will be recognized at the game.
Oct26: 1:30 p.m.: Men’s Soccer vs. Illinois College (Senior Day)Come support our Forester Men’s Soccer Team as they take on Illinois College at 1:30 PM. Seniors will be recognized at the game.
Tuesday, October 29
Oct29: 7:00 p.m.: Keynote lecture on the documentary “Heroin(e)” by Necia FreemanYou won’t want to miss Necia Freeman, activist and missionary, as she lectures on her experiences with those suffering from addiction in Huntington, West Virginia, the center of the opioid crisis.
Wednesday, October 30
Oct30: 4:00 p.m.: Faculty Panel: Biases in Pharmaceutical Research and PrescriptionCome listen to a panel discussion about the negative effects of racial and economic bias in pharmaceutical drug treatment. Composed of Lake Forest College’s own Dr. Daw-Nay Evans, Dr. Amanda J. Felkey, and Dr. Jean-Marie Maddux - featuring special guest, activist and missionary Necia Freeman, who appeared in the Netflix documentary, “Heroin(e).”
Monday, November 4
Nov4: 7:00 p.m.: Brain Awareness Lecture: Angeline S. Lillard on Montessori EducationAngeline S. Lillard, PhD Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia will explain “What is Montessori Education and Why Should You Care.” Join us for this stimulating discussion during the first event of Brain Awareness Week. Co-sponsors: Education and Psychology Departments.
Tuesday, November 5
Nov5: 4:00 p.m.: Brain Awareness Lecture: Jessica Connelly on “Nurturing the Nature of the Social Brain”Don’t miss the Psi Chi Keynote Lecture “Nurturing the Nature of the Social Brain” by Jessica Connelly, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia. Event co-sponsors: Beta Beta Beta Honor Society and Psychology Department.
Wednesday, November 6
Nov6: 7:00 p.m.: Brain Awareness Week Lecture: Robotics expert Mitra HartmannBrain Awareness Week 2019 continues with The Nu Rho Psi keynote speaker, Mitra Hartmann, PhD Charles Deering Professor of Teaching Excellence, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, at Northwestern University. Hartmann discusses, “From rats to Robots: How Can Robotics Help the Study of Neuroscience?” This event is co-sponsored by the Mathematics and Computer Science Departments.
Thursday, November 7
Nov7: 7:30 p.m.: Machinal by Sophie Treadwell- Fall playJoin us for the Fall play, Machinal by Sophie Treadwell.
Friday, November 8
Nov8: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Open House for High School and Transfer Students
Learn what makes Lake Forest unique on campus and in the community. Explore the unique campus offerings including connection with Chicago, flexibility of majors and minors, and superb career preparation and placement.
Nov8: 7:30 p.m.: Machinal by Sophie Treadwell- Fall playJoin us for the Fall play, Machinal by Sophie Treadwell.
Saturday, November 9
Nov9: 1:00 p.m.: Football vs. St. Norbert (Senior Day)Come support our Forester football team as they take on St. Norbert College at 1:00 PM. Seniors will be recognized at the game.
Nov9: 7:00 p.m.: Men’s Basketball vs. North Park (Home Opener)Come support our Forester Men’s Basketball as they take on North Park at 7:00 PM!
Nov9: 7:30 p.m.: Machinal by Sophie Treadwell- Fall playJoin us for the Fall play, Machinal by Sophie Treadwell.
Tuesday, November 12
Nov12: 7:00 p.m.: Women’s Basketball vs. Marian (Home Opener)Come support our Forester Women’s Basketball Team as they take on Marian University at 7:00 PM at their home opener!
Wednesday, November 13
Nov13: 7:00 p.m.: Men’s Hockey vs. MSOE (Home Opener)Come support the men’s hockey team as they play against Milwaukee School of Engineering in their Home Opener.
Thursday, November 14
Nov14: 7:00 p.m.: Beyond Religious Freedom: the Politics of “Countering Violent Extremism”Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Professor of Politics and Religion, Northwestern University will speak on issues at the center of today’s political discourse.
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