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Weekly News in the Forest

April 19, 2017


The Daily Click

  • The beam is in place. On October 7th, 2016 students, faculty, staff, and alumni were able to sign this beam that now hangs in the Lillard Science Center. The beam is in place. On October 7th, 2016 students, faculty, staff, and alumni were able to sign this beam that now hangs in the Lillard Science Center.

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Weekly News

  • Noted University of Chicago neuroscientist Dr. Ellie Hecksher and several Lake Forest College alumni will be the highlight of the 15th NeuroFrontiers Workshop on April 29 at Lake Forest College. This workshop celebrates the capstone research projects of four biology and neuroscience courses and the induction of new members of the college’s chapter of Nu Rho Psi, the national neuroscience honorary.
  • Casey Hartfiel ’17 won second prize in the student poster competition at the Western Social Science Association conference in San Francisco.
  • Nearly 50 members of faculty and staff gathered to honor the published and creative work of the College’s distinguished faculty during the annual Sue and Gene Hotchkiss Celebration of Faculty Scholarship on Tuesday, April 18.
  • Lake Forest College has received a $496,200 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation for new scientific equipment and instrumentation to equip its expanded science facilities and better serve students’ expanding interest in pursuing science majors.

Faculty Notes

  • Associate Professor of Spanish Gizella Meneses’ film Intergenerational Stories on Linguistic Identity: Abuelas, Hijas, Niet@s was accepted to the 2017 Illinois International Film Festival.
  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics Enrique Treviño attended the sixth European Girls Mathematical Olympiad as the Deputy Leader of the Mexican team.
  • Trained in translation, Denise Kripper worked as both a translator and interpreter for years. She loved what she did so much, she earned her PhD so that she could share her passion for literature, cultural studies, and translation with others.

In the News

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    Lecturer in Art Olivia Schreiner’s ART 131 Drawing class visited the Wildlife Discovery Center in Lake Forest on April 10. They were drawing wild animals such as reptiles, owls and hawks. The Wildlife Discovery Center is a living natural history museum where people of all ages can come face-to-face with a variety of reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals. 



  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Starting at 9 a.m. in Donnelley and Lee Library
    Closing ceremony: 4 p.m. in Durand Art Institute
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  • Lake Forest College now partners with 4Med+ to provide accredited online training to students and alumni on topics relating to compliance, government incentives, health IT, health and safety, best communication, and business practices.
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  • The co-owner and Executive Chairman of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, will deliver the 139th annual Lake Forest College Commencement Address on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Ravinia Festival Park, Highland Park, Illinois.
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