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  • June 24Image preview

    Kelley Nugent ’16 can’t believe all the opportunities she’s had since transferring to Lake Forest College two years ago.

  • June 26Image preview
    A camera crew interviewed Assistant Professor of Biology Sean Menke—an ant expert—for the July 17 release of the movie, Ant-Man.
  • June 26Image preview
    Dr. Ahmad Sadri gave a TEDx Talk on the importance of a liberal arts education.
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    Treston Chandler ’16 is gaining experience of a lifetime in his summer internship in Washington, DC.
  • June 24Image preview
    Matthew Roszak ’95 will speak at Inside Bitcoins, the largest bitcoin and blockchains event worldwide, in Chicago on July 10–11.
  • June 10Image preview
    A school record number of victories and other successes made 2014-15 an outstanding year for Forester Athletics.
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    The three-week Richter Scholars presented their research during the Richter Symposium in June.
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    Associate Professor Holly Swyers was one of the experts asked to discuss the Cubs construction project on Outside the Lines.
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    The Forester women’s softball and hockey teams give back to a young cancer victim and her sister with friendship and support.
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    Lake Forest is sponsoring Forester PRIDE!, an LGBTQ alumni event, from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 20 in Chicago.
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    Students in Spring Flora of the Great Lakes use the outdoors as their lab and lecture hall.

  • May 29Image preview
    Alexandra Roman ’16 received one of only two undergraduate grants for neuroscience research awarded nationally.
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    Head Athletic Trainer Michael Gilboe has become a sports-injury expert in the media, with recent appearances on TV, radio, and in the newspaper.

  • May 19Image preview
    Nearly 25 alumni met at a Forester’s office for a mid-week networking event in Chicago.
  • May 19Image preview
    Marcel Tatum ’17 earned a spot in the prestigious JP Morgan Early Advantage Program thanks to a Forester alumnus who reached out to Lake Forest candidates.
  • May 19Image preview
    Carolyn Tuttle was named this year’s Great Teacher by the Class of 2015.
  • May 18Image preview
    More than three dozen prairie wildflowers were planted in Revery Prairie on Middle Campus on a sunny afternoon in May.
  • May 15Image preview

    Two professors rose to the challenge and created Modern Business Machines, a collage video inspired by the new Chicago play, stop.reset.

  • May 14Image preview
    Eight students were inducted into the national religion and theater honor societies during a combined ceremony in April 2015.
  • May 13Image preview
    More than 365 Foresters graduated on May 9. Watch the Commencement video online and take a look at this photo gallery, too!
  • May 7Image preview
    Finance major and transfer student Peter Rantis ’16 will expand his skill set this summer in an internship at the Cowen Group in San Francisco.
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    Memory research conducted over two years has resulted in a published paper for a trio of third-year students.

  • May 4Image preview
    Alexis Yusim ’15 found a good career fit for her liberal arts education—weeks before Commencement.
  • May 4Image preview
    Students got to chill out and connect with some furry friends during finals.
  • April 29Image preview
    A Washington D.C.-based reporter turned to Robert Baade for his insight on race and riots to include in a story on the national public radio show Marketplace.  
  • April 29Image preview
    The graduating seniors celebrated the end of classes for the semester at the annual Senior Faculty Cocktail Party.
  • April 29Image preview
    A report by the Brookings Institution shows our graduates have high salaries mid-career and overwhelmingly pay back their loans on time.
  • April 24Image preview
    Director of Athletics Jackie Slaats will be inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in May 2—in her first year of eligibility.
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    Professor Ahmad Sadri spoke on the need for a liberal arts education in a TED-style talk.
  • April 21Image preview

    Students researched business ideas and pitched them to top professionals in the first Shark Tank-style event on campus.

Faculty

  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5923-the-ant-man-cometh"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/27035_img_0113.jpg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5923-the-ant-man-cometh">The Ant-Man cometh</a></div>
  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5832-outside-the-box"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/26629_dsc02242_2.jpg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5832-outside-the-box">Outside the box</a></div>
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  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5545-helen-bond-receives-jack-benny-award"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/24889_helen_bond_photo.jpg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5545-helen-bond-receives-jack-benny-award">Helen Bond receives Jack Benny Award</a></div>
  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5664-providing-insight-on-nuclear-talks"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/25482_screen_shot_2015-04-01_at_24903_pm.jpg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5664-providing-insight-on-nuclear-talks">Providing insight on nuclear talks</a></div>
  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5919-tedxtalk-learning-as-a-vocation"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/27033_ted_1_copy.jpg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5919-tedxtalk-learning-as-a-vocation">TEDxTalk: Learning as a vocation</a></div>
  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5823-eugene-hotchkiss-wife-honored-by-harvey-mudd"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/26619_gene_2.jpg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5823-eugene-hotchkiss-wife-honored-by-harvey-mudd">Eugene Hotchkiss, wife honored by Harvey Mudd College</a></div>

Internships

  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5917-international-edge"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/26999_lunch_break_at_the_white_house_copy.jpg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5917-international-edge">International edge</a></div>
  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5835-early-advantage"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,170,169/26670_images-3.jpeg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5835-early-advantage">Early advantage</a></div>
  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5811-a-new-skill-set"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,225,225/26350_unknown.jpeg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5811-a-new-skill-set">A new skill set</a></div>

Alumni

  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5694-advancing-in-liberal-arts"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/25516_b9316862514z1_20150405165014_000_gseado8l21-0.jpg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5694-advancing-in-liberal-arts">Advancing in liberal arts</a></div>
  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5825-not-kim-kardashian"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/26622_after-17-kellykimleather.jpg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5825-not-kim-kardashian">‘Not Kim Kardashian’</a></div>
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  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5739-rx-for-success"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,3,222,225/25738_images-1.jpeg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5739-rx-for-success">Rx for success</a></div>
  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5791-baseball-draws-twin-cities-alumni-crowd"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/26322_stoermer_family_copy.jpg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5791-baseball-draws-twin-cities-alumni-crowd">Baseball draws Twin Cities alumni crowd</a></div>
  • <span class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/5870-forester-pride-event-june-20-in-chicago"><img src="/live/image/gid/95/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,94,94/26809_unknown-6.jpeg" alt="Image preview" class="lw_image" width="80" height="80"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/5870-forester-pride-event-june-20-in-chicago">Forester PRIDE! event June 20 in Chicago</a></div>