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    Princeton Review named the College one of “the nation’s best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid” in its just published book, Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In - 2015 Edition.
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    Finance students toured the Chicago Board Options Exchange and experienced this evolving industry firsthand.
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    Nearly 300 students volunteered for the annual Forester Day of Service. Together, they logged almost 2,000 hours of community service.
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    Mason Zuniga ’16 is going places—New York City, for starters, where he landed an internship with Morgan Stanley this summer.

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    Two journalists visited campus to meet with the Stentor staff and honor Jim McGrath ’79, a lifelong newspaperman who got his start on the student newspaper.
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    More than 80 students presented research about everything from theatrical theories to ant diversity.
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    Two students connected with a Starbucks executive to widen their circle of professional contacts, thanks to the Forester Career Network.

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    Warmer temperatures and bright sunshine lured students outdoors to take full advantage of the spring weather.
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    The Class of 2015 showed a solid commitment to giving back at the Young Alumni Challenge launch party.
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    Shelley Sherman will present her paper, “Nurturing Joyfulness in Teacher Education,” to national education scholars.
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    The Delhi New Record newspaper in Ontario, Canada featured Leah Ebdon ’18 and her role in the 2014-15 Forester women’s hockey season.
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    Students took selfies during a scavenger hunt to learn about the donor history at the College and posted the pictures on social media with #ForestersGIVE.
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    Lake Forest College neuroscience and biology students prove that 13 is not only a lucky number, but doubly so. 
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    Expert social psychologist Sherry Turkle will deliver the annual Oppenheimer Lecture to start off Homecoming Weekend.

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    In The Loop students mingled with successful alumni professionals at the second Spring 2015 All-Access Mixer.
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    Jyothis James ’16 packed the house during his Soup and Stories lunchtime talk on campus.
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    The same students who easily text, email, and Instagram can fumble during an important  phone interview for a job, internship, or grad school.
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    She’s played sports her whole life, and now Kyra Vidas ’18 will get a behind-the-scenes look at a professional team as a summer intern for the Chicago Sky.

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    Two Lake Forest College students designed a book— featuring photographs by Cuban artists—that is drawing international attention. 

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    An insect expert from The Field Museum of Natural History spoke on campus about the evolutionary diversification of ants.
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    Mailroom workers hustle Friday to make sure student and faculty mail is up-to-date for the after-break return to campus.
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    A sunny afternoon during spring break was the right time to head out to the local grocery store for some much-needed essentials.
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    Women’s hockey defeated Concordia University Wisconsin to win the 2015 NCHA Slaats Cup Tournament.
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    Lake Forest students traveled to Chicago for a Saturday afternoon of juice-tasting, healthy foods—and exploring the city.
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    International students found time at the start of spring break to take a trip to the Secretary of State’s office to get state IDs.
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    Saul Bello Rojas ’16 wrote a case study on how a fish-only diet can affect taste and smell, which will be presented to international experts.

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    The College has a new suite of summer programs for current and visiting college students, high school students, and community members.

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    The revamped Stentor student newspaper has proved so popular, editors are printing more copies to meet reader demand.
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    Join the Lake Forest College Athletics Department as they host the Special Olympics Area 13 Aquatics Meet on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake Forest College Sports and Recreation Center. Community members are welcome to watch and cheer on the Special Olympians.

Faculty

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Internships

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Alumni

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