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News and Events

News and Events

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  • February 20 Pascal Accoh '12
    Working in a lab on meaningful research turned into a career-making experience for more than 100 Foresters who have participated in the Lake Forest College-Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science summer research program since 2009.
  • April 12 Spring Employer Showcase 2019
    Dozens of students networked with potential employers from a wide variety of industries during the first Spring Employer Showcase, held on campus in March.
  • March 27   
    The 2019 Lake Forest Literary Festival has brought an engaging week of readings from remarkable authors to campus. There’s still one more not-to-be-missed reading at 7 p.m. tonight with poet Sandra Simonds in Meyer Auditorium, Hotchkiss Hall. View a photo gallery here.
  • March 25 Natalie Douglass
    Nationally recognized musician and music educator Natalie Douglass visited campus to share with music education students her expertise in the Kodály method of musical instruction.
  • March 21 Niam Abeysiriwardena ’20
    Niam Abeysiriwardena ’20 will advance his research on Parkinson’s disease this summer, thanks to a prestigious grant he received through the 2019 Parkinson’s Foundation-American Parkinson Disease Association Summer Student Fellowship Program.
  • March 18 President Stephen Schutt
    As classes resumed Monday following spring break, President Stephen Schutt sent a welcome back email to students, faculty, and staff. Click here to read the letter.
  • March 7 Matt Helderman '11, a philosophy major and English minor, visits with students on campus.See below for internshi...
    Lake Forest College graduate Matthew Helderman ’11, founder of Buffalo8 and BondIt, discusses how the 10,000-hour rule played a role in the success he has achieved as one of the top producers in Hollywood. The Oscar-nominated producer returns to campus regularly to mentor students and give back to the community that kick-started his career in the film industry.
  • March 6 Enrique Treviño

    Associate Professor of Mathematics Enrique Treviño was interviewed by a Texas radio station’s “Science Studio” program. In the 26-minute interview, Treviño discussed his work, his fascination with numbers, and his connections to the Southwest. Listen here.

  • February 27 Lake Forest College Men's Basketball Team
    The men’s basketball team earned a trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time in program history. Foresters took on the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh at St. John’s University in the opening round. They were, however, unable to get past the number 4 ranked team. Forester men’s basketball finished the season 18-10.
  • February 22 Associate Professor of Spanish Gizella Meneses (left) and Associate Professor of Chinese Ying Wu answer students
    The International Student Organization (ISO) held a mingling session with international faculty on February 19 in which faculty members shared memories from their college days, traditions from their homes, and their journey to Lake Forest.
  • February 21   

    Lake Forest College is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a top education with exceptional career preparation, according to the just-published 2019 edition of The Princeton Review’s annual guide, The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools with Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment.