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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 23 Anna Trumbore Jones
    The Chicago Tribune interviewed Anna Trumbore Jones for an article on the recently announced $1.1 million Andrew W. Mellon Grant and the Humanities 2020 project she is leading.
  • April 16 Sam Curry '19 (from left), Nicole Hueng '18, Magdalen Kroeger '18, and Madison Copeland '18 were co-authors on their first...
    Professor of Psychology Matt Kelley and four students in his research lab have published an article in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology—a first for the students but Kelley’s 30th published paper.
  • 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.