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News and Events

News and Events

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  • October 18

    The fifth annual Robert B. Glassman Memorial Brain, Mind, and Behavior Symposium will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 9.

  • October 18

    Robotic limbs and touch, the deadly consequences of prion shapes, and a look at how theater can illuminate the intersection between race and neuroscience will be explored during the 14th annual Brain Awareness Week at Lake Forest College, November 6–11.

  • October 18 Tracy Koenn '18 landed her summer internship at Chicago Shakespeare Theater through Speed Networking.
    Tracy Koenn ’18 got a great internship at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier after making a connection at Speed Networking last year and has already signed up for this year’s event on October 26.
  • October 18 Ahmad Sadri was interviewed on the popular WBEZ program on October 13.
    Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies and Professor of Sociology Ahmad Sadri was interviewed on WBEZ’s Worldview program, “Trump Won’t Certify the Iran Deal. What’s Next?,” on October 13. Click here to listen.
  • October 18 Film to be shown free at the Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest.
    Assistant Professor of Communication Elizabeth Benacka will introduce Ruth Ozeki’s documentary film, Halving the Bones, and lead a discussion at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 18 at the Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road.
  • October 18 Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller lectured on “Religious Suicide and the Puzzling Case of Heaven’s Gate” at Monmouth College on October 17.
  • October 18 Poetry Foundation
    Professor of English Robert Archambeau and Lecturer in English Jessica Berger ’07 read at the Poetry Foundation on October 17.
  • October 18 Chicago Tribune
    The Chicago Tribune previewed novelist Ruth Ozeki’s upcoming visit to Lake Forest College as part of the Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale program.
  • October 16 Fall choir concert 2017
    If you missed last week’s choir concert, “Life is Calling,” watch the video of the live performance conducted by Assistant Professor of Music Anne Barry and featuring special guests Fast and Cheap.
  • October 16 Workers lay new sidewalk around Lillard Science Center during fall break 2017.
    Most of the fencing around the Science Center construction site is gone, replaced by red flagging that gives passersby an unobstructed view of the new project but keeps them off the newly installed sidewalks.
  • October 13 ACTIVATE students live, work in, and explore Chicago over the summer.
    ACTIVATE your future career with Lake Forest College’s ACTIVATE: Summer Internship Program. It’s an all-access Chicago summer internship program that puts you in the career driver’s seat.
  • October 11 Maureen Langkamp of Allstate advised the standing-room-only crowd to "practice, practice, practice" interviewing.
    More than 50 students attended the Allstate Lunch and Learn in Vail Commons on Wednesday, October 11, to discover careers from company representatives, including Alex Kajcic ’17 who secured a job there in strategic planning and forecasting before he graduated.
  • October 11 Landscapes of Hope
    Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Brian McCammack’s work about the environmental history of Chicago’s black community was recently published by Harvard University Press.
  • October 10 President Emeritus Gene Hotchkiss (left) and Krebs Provost and Dean of the Faculty Michael Orr welcomed guests.
    Eight faculty and staff members were honored at the second annual Faculty and Staff Celebration Breakfast during Homecoming, on Saturday, October 7.
  • October 10 This album features songs by music alumni from the past four decades.
    A simple call for musical contributions on Facebook has turned into a music CD featuring original songs by Foresters spanning the past four decades.
  • October 10 Chicago Tribune
    The Chicago Tribune covered author and alumnus Stephen Salny’s well-attended Homecoming lecture on October 6.
  • October 4 Benny Watters Community Day 2017

    Lake Forest College hosted Benny Watters Community Day at Farwell Field on Saturday. The event honored the team’s little brother Benny Watters, a Friends of Jaclyn adoptee, who passed away in 2010 from a brain tumor. Each year his loving personality, contagious laugh, and kindness are remembered and celebrated.

  • October 4 Jack Lewis '17
    Jack Lewis ’17, a forward on the men’s hockey team 2013–17, has taken his skills on the ice overseas and recently began playing professionally in France’s top league.
  • October 4 Students explored the West Loop on a 360 Chicago trip.
    Students had a blast exploring the West Loop on a 360 Chicago trip on Saturday, September 30. Foresters enjoyed a tasty treat at Bombobar, went to the Willis Tower Skydeck, and explored Union Station’s Great Hall. Check out the Center for Chicago Programs Instagram account (@centerforchicagoprograms).
  • October 4 Critical Conversations
    Weigh in on social justice issues like DACA and white supremacy at upcoming #CriticalConversations forums on October 10 and 11.
  • October 3 The 2017 Ruth Winter lecturer, Rich Cohen, talked about his new book "The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse."
    Noted author and 2017 Ruth Winter lecturer Rich Cohen talked about his new book, “The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse,” on October 3. View the talk here.
  • October 3 HOF logo
    The College will induct basketball player Tim Bernero ’87, swimmer Chelsea Bueter ’07, football player Pat Dunne ’03, and soccer player Brett Egner ’97 into its Hall of Fame and honor Forester Impact Award recipient Bob Tiernan ’49 at the Athletic Recognition Ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday in Calvin Durand Hall.
  • October 3 Daily North Shore
    The Daily North Shore recently reported on an upcoming campus talk on the architecture of David Adler by Stephen Salny ’77.
  • September 28 Michael Tseitlin '18
    Looking for Michael Tseitlin ’18? You’re likely to find him in Reid Hall either teaching a fellow student how to play trumpet, practicing his multiple instruments, or rehearsing with a band or ensemble.
  • September 27 Schneiderman
    Associate Dean of the Faculty Davis Schneiderman performed alongside his wife and daughters at the European Beat Studies Network Conference at the University of Chicago Centre Paris on September 20, 2017.
  • September 26 45 students and faculty attended the Walk to end Alzheimer's
    This year, 45 Lake Forest College students and faculty members attended Chicago’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, and, together, the College raised more than $8,500 for Alzheimer’s research.
  • September 22 The Flats
    The Flats, the residential building in downtown Chicago where Lake Forest College In The Loop students live, will be featured in the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House.
  • September 20 Matt Demirs '18
    As TheStentor’s first issue is released today, the editor in chief, Matt Demirs ’18, reflects on his time at Lake Forest College and how it has led to his passion for news reporting, a passion he fed through an internship at his hometown newspaper over the summer.
  • September 19 “This beauty is present across several different ecosystem types in the Cape Floristic Kingdom. Despite its common n...
    Like a free-spirited character from Jack Kerouac’s novel, Associate Professor and Chair of Environmental Studies Glenn Adelson has been venturing around the world to photograph wildflowers.
  • September 18 The theme for the TEDx even is Curving the Straight Line.
    After a competitive selection process, 11 speakers have been chosen for the sold-out TEDxLakeForestCollege event on October 27.