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News and Events

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  • September 21
    Enjoy this celebration of intercultural and international life at the College. Food and entertainment that showcases the rich, cultural diversity of our campus will be provided on Saturday, September 24 at 5:00 p.m. in Calvin Durand Hall.
  • September 21
    Interested in learning more about studying, interning, researching, or volunteering off-campus or abroad? Learn about all the opportunities on Thursday, September 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Mohr Student Center.
  • September 21
    Join us on the Library Patio for the live music festival, Globalpalooza, featuring student organization booths, music, art, and food from around the world. The fun starts at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 23.
  • September 21
    Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear from a panel of experts who work with organizations that enrich global communities! Panelists will speak at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21 in Glen Rowan House.
  • September 20
    Tom Ricketts, Chairman of the Chicago Cubs, will explain how he uses sabermetrics to put together a winning team at on Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m. in the Chapel. Registration required
  • September 20

    Meeting London’s first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Victoria Karker ’18 and Urooj Ahmad ’17.

  • September 20
    Nu Rho Psi is hosting a film screening of the HBO film, “Temple Grandin,” Friday, September 30. Students who attend will be entered into a raffle to win one of four tickets to have dinner with Dr. Grandin before her lecture on October 6.
  • September 19
    When Almedin Smajlovic ’18 stepped off the plane in the U.S. for the first time to embark on his college experience, a prized possession—his grandfather’s accordion—was nowhere to be found.
  • September 14
    All the Difference, chronicling two students’ journey through college, including Robert Henderson ’14, will be shown at 4:30 p.m. on September 29 in the Mohr Student Center Skybox followed by a discussion with Henderson and the director.
  • September 14
    Professor Larycia Hawkins will give a campus talk titled, “The Re-Birth of a Nation: The Racial & Religious Politics of the 2016 Presidential Elections” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28. Registration required.
  • September 14
    As part of Global Fest, the climate-change documentary, The Island President, will be shown at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Meyer Auditorium. A discussion will follow.
  • September 14
    Get your business idea together and compete for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the national pitch competition in Tampa, Fla. Pitches are due by close of business Friday, September 16.
  • September 14
    Stan Gehrt of the Cook County Coyote Project will present “Ghost Dogs: Behavioral Ecology of Coyotes in the Chicago Metropolitan Area” at 7 p.m. in Meyer Auditorium.
  • September 14
    Sonya Sindberg ’16 and the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society will present a free lecture exploring the local history of women’s suffrage tonight at 7 p.m. in Meyer Auditorium.
  • September 12
    In a story critical of the costs of hosting the Olympics, The New York Times quoted a paper by A.B Dick Professor of Economics Rob Baade and Victor A Matheson.
  • September 9
    Smiles are even brighter than usual on campus this week. The Princeton Review released its 25th Annual College Rankings on August 30, and Lake Forest earned a spot at No. 17 for happiest students.
  • September 9
    Interested in pursuing a career with a global scope? Come and learn from the experts 5:30–7 p.m., Wednesday, September 21 in the Glen Rowan House.
  • September 8
    Lake Forest was the first college Chicagoan Teresa D’Astice ’17 ever visited. A high school sophomore at the time, she really liked the campus, location, and reputation.
  • September 7
    Crain’s Chicago Business covered a new documentary chronicling two students’ journey through college, including Robert Henderson ’14.
  • September 7
    Celebrate the opening of this exhibit at Union Station featuring faculty from Lake Forest and DePaul as they explore Chicago history and urban character through classic motion pictures at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.
  • September 7
    Gerald Rosenberg, associate professor at the University of Chicago, will present “What We Don’t Know is Killing Us: The Toxic Effects of the U.S. Constitution” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Chapel.
  • September 7
    Lake Forest will host the 2016 Associated Colleges of the Midwest Soccer Showcase September 9–11. Watch the men’s and women’s teams face Coe, Lawrence, and Macalester.
  • September 7
    “Deconstructing Ecstasy: Science Behind the Love Drug,” a talk by Harriet de Wit, professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago, will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday in Meyer Auditorium. 
  • September 7
    New signage, sidewalks, and entrance ramps are facilitating entrance and exit from the now disconnected science buildings.
  • September 7
    Women’s tennis player Leeza Bodnar ’20 was named Forester Athlete of the Week on September 1 after winning twice in her collegiate debut, a 7-2 victory over Edgewood College, the weekend before.
  • September 7
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller had a piece on the religious dissent of Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers quarterback, published in Religion Dispatches on August 31.

     

  • September 6
    Kojo Osafo ’17 excelled in his science classes at Walter Payton High School in Chicago, which prompted his counselors to recommend he check out Lake Forest College.
  • September 2
    Students, faculty, and staff joined athletics on the Middle Campus Quad to kick off Forester Friday on September 2. Don’t forget to wear your red and black every Friday!
  • August 31
    If the zip-line didn’t catch your eye, the oversized balloons, loud music, and loads of people sure did! Middle Campus Quad turned into the stage for the Forester Fair, where students explore the variety of clubs, organizations, and offices where they can get involved.
  • August 31
    Registration for the October 6 Oppenheimer lecture featuring animal welfare and autism activist Temple Grandin will open to the public on Monday. Click here to reserve your seat today.