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News and Events

News and Events

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  • 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 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.
  • September 16 Intercultural Gala 2017
    Students had many opportunities to gain a richer understanding of the College’s diversity during the 2017 Global Fest celebration, held September 15–19.
  • September 15 Evan Oxman
    With the celebration of the United States Constitution upon us, Uihlein Assistant Professor of American Politics Evan Oxman has a few thoughts to voice on the importance of the nation’s supreme legal document.
  • September 14 Christine Larusso
    Lake Forest College is pleased to recognize poet Christine Larusso as the ninth winner of the Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writers Residency Prize, awarded annually.
  • September 13 Chicago Tribune Logo
    The Chicago Tribune recently published a story on the increased interest in science fields at Lake Forest College.
  • September 8 Allie Carter
    Allie Carter ’16, who played for Lake Forest College’s women’s hockey team, has joined the professional European Elite Women’s Hockey League.
  • September 8 underhill
    Associate Professor of English and Chair of English Carla Arnell recently had a new article accepted for publication: “Work for the Spirit: Medievalism, the Arts and Crafts Movement, and the Development of a Practical Spirituality in Evelyn Underhill’s Novel The Gray World.”
  • September 6 Forester Fair 2017
    Week of Welcome gave students ample opportunity to make new friends, discover all the ways they can get involved at the College, and win prizes. Some students even braved a zip line across Middle Campus and had their photo taken with Boomer.
  • September 5
    Today is the birthday of Jane Addams, founder of Chicago’s Hull House, where Lake Forest College students volunteered in the 1890s. Addams, whose nephew was an 1893 grad and whose brother-in-law taught at the College, recruited Lake Forest students for service projects.
  • September 5 Scott Edgar 
    Assistant Professor of Music and Chair of Music Education Scott Edgar recently published his first book: Music Education and Social Emotional Learning: The Heart of Teaching Music.