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  • February 23
    Associate Professor and Chair of Environmental Studies Glenn Adelson is traversing the globe in search of native wildflowers that he can photograph, identify, and post on Instagram to transform the way he—and the rest of the world—teaches botany.
  • February 22
    Nearly 100 admitted students and their families descended on the Lake Forest College campus during Future Forester Day, Monday, February 20.
  • February 21
    Over the weekend, head women’s basketball coach Tamlyn Tills earned her 100th victory at Lake Forest College. Tills has coached at Lake Forest for nine seasons and has been a collegiate head coach for 22 years. 
  • February 21
    The weather was almost spring-like for Family Weekend, with more than 300 guests registered to attend the fun events February 17–18. This year’s weekend attracted more than double last year’s registrants.
  • February 21

    When City Manager Bob Kiely ’79 decided to work a conversation about changing generational needs into the City of Lake Forest’s strategic plan, he approached the College for help.

  • February 17
    When she was in high school, Ashley Lamarre ’18 didn’t know what philosophy was. Today, the Brooklyn, New York native hopes to teach philosophy at the college level some day.
  • February 16
    Liz Birnbaum ’08 was featured in a GoodTimes article about her fascinating take on history and food.
  • February 15
    Winterfest 2017 was a fun-filled week. Take a look and experience what it is like to be at Lake Forest College during Winterfest!
  • February 15
    Professor Emeritus of American history Michael H. Ebner reacts to civil rights seminar controversy in a Chicago Tribune Letter to the Editor on February 15.
  • February 15
    A group of 43 freshmen were selected to do research on campus this summer.
  • February 14
    Student ambassador Deja McClellan ’20 snapped LinkedIn photos for students in the Student Center this week as part of the Career Advancement Center’s focus on Career Month.
  • February 13
    Lake Forest College once again participated in the annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day.  This year’s program was held on Sunday, February 19, in the Sports and Recreation Center.
  • February 10
    When Ananias McGee ’17 decided to come to Lake Forest College, theater wasn’t even on his mind. Four years later, a play he wrote will kick off the Department of Theater’s spring season.
  • February 10
    Women’s hockey player Jacqueline Audet was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday, February 9 for her performance in the team’s 2-0 victory at St. Norbert College on Saturday, February 4.
  • February 8
    Check out our new campus gateway—The Forest. It’s our one-stop shop for all the things you need to know about what’s going on at the College. Please set you web browsers to The Forest as your homepage.
  • February 8
    Concrete trucks—sometimes as many as five per hour—lumbered onto campus in the last few weeks during the pouring of the floor decks in the new Lillard Science Center addition.
  • February 7
    The Career Advancement Center is snapping professional photos for free from February 13 to February 15.
  • February 3

    When Lia Niederberger ’18 decided to major in politics and minor in religion, her family joked that she had chosen the two topics you aren’t supposed to talk about in polite company. 

  • February 1

    The Lake Forest College Athletic Department is excited to host Forester Community Night on Wednesday, February 8, at the Sports and Recreation Center. 

  • February 1
    Spring Forester Fair gives students an opportunity to check out the variety of clubs and organizations available on campus, and a chance to see what groups they’d like to add to the mix.
  • February 1
    Students in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program are working with two Waukegan organizations to help revitalize the city’s downtown, the Lake County News-Sun reported.
  • January 31

    Lake Forest College women’s hockey player Jacque Rogers earned her second Forester Athlete of the Week award of the month on Thursday, January 26, after helping the Foresters sweep a weekend series at Concordia University Wisconsin.

  • January 30
    The Only Road written by Alexandra Diaz ’04 has won the Pura Belpré Honor award “presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.”
  • January 30
    Rachel Jones ’17 is the 2017 All College Writing Contest winner for her paper entitled, “Music as an Illustration of Emotional Structure in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.
  • January 27
    The latest BiblioFiles, the newsletter of the Office of Library and Information Technology, is available.
  • January 27

    Alex Alvarez-Bright ’17 of Colorado believes people from her home state are more adventurous and willing to take risks. This Coloradan says she risked it all when she chose Lake Forest College, and she’s glad she did.

  • January 26
    Professor Ahmad Sadri was quoted in an article regarding the ban on immigration from seven Muslim nations.
  • January 25
    Spring Forester Fair, held in the Student Center on Wednesday, January 25, drew scores of students, who signed up for the growing number of on-campus organizations.
  • January 23
    The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program at Lake Forest College ranked in the top three finalists as the “Best Emerging Program” by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).
  • January 20

    Lake Forest College swimmer Orion Huey was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday, January 19 for his performance at Saturday’s Illinois-Michigan Quadrangular at Wheaton College.