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  • April 24Image preview
    Director of Athletics Jackie Slaats will be inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame—in her first year of eligibility.
  • April 22Image preview
    Professor Ahmad Sadri spoke on the need for a liberal arts education in a TED-style talk.
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    Students researched business ideas and pitched them to top professionals in the first Shark Tank-style event on campus.

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    In The Loop students and successful alumni professionals toasted the final Spring 2015 All-Access Mixer on April 16.
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    The Career Advancement Center provided students with the chance to meet with industry professionals to explore career options. 

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    Students got a leg up on interviewing and job search for the financial analyst industry when they met with professional investment advisors.

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    Finance students toured the Chicago Board Options Exchange and experienced this evolving industry firsthand.
  • April 14Image preview
    Nearly 300 students volunteered for the annual Forester Day of Service. Together, they logged almost 2,000 hours of community service.
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    Mason Zuniga ’16 is going places—New York City, for starters, where he landed an internship with Morgan Stanley this summer.

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    Two journalists visited campus to meet with the Stentor staff and honor Jim McGrath ’79, a lifelong newspaperman who got his start on the student newspaper.
  • April 9Image preview
    More than 80 students presented research about everything from theatrical theories to ant diversity.
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    Two students connected with a Starbucks executive to widen their circle of professional contacts, thanks to the Forester Career Network.

  • April 1Image preview
    Warmer temperatures and bright sunshine lured students outdoors to take full advantage of the spring weather.
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    The Class of 2015 showed a solid commitment to giving back at the Young Alumni Challenge launch party.
  • March 30Image preview
    Shelley Sherman will present her paper, “Nurturing Joyfulness in Teacher Education,” to national education scholars.
  • March 26Image preview
    The Delhi New Record newspaper in Ontario, Canada featured Leah Ebdon ’18 and her role in the 2014-15 Forester women’s hockey season.
  • March 24Image preview
    Students took selfies during a scavenger hunt to learn about the donor history at the College and posted the pictures on social media with #ForestersGIVE.
  • March 21Image preview
    Lake Forest College neuroscience and biology students prove that 13 is not only a lucky number, but doubly so.
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    Expert social psychologist Sherry Turkle will deliver the annual Oppenheimer Lecture to start off Homecoming Weekend.

  • March 20Image preview
    In The Loop students mingled with successful alumni professionals at the second Spring 2015 All-Access Mixer.
  • March 19Image preview
    Jyothis James ’16 packed the house during his Soup and Stories lunchtime talk on campus.
  • March 18Image preview
    The same students who easily text, email, and Instagram can fumble during an important  phone interview for a job, internship, or grad school.
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    She’s played sports her whole life, and now Kyra Vidas ’18 will get a behind-the-scenes look at a professional team as a summer intern for the Chicago Sky.

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    Two Lake Forest College students designed a book— featuring photographs by Cuban artists—that is drawing international attention. 

  • March 16Image preview
    An insect expert from The Field Museum of Natural History spoke on campus about the evolutionary diversification of ants.
  • March 13Image preview
    Mailroom workers hustle Friday to make sure student and faculty mail is up-to-date for the after-break return to campus.
  • March 12Image preview
    A sunny afternoon during spring break was the right time to head out to the local grocery store for some much-needed essentials.
  • March 11Image preview
    Women’s hockey defeated Concordia University Wisconsin to win the 2015 NCHA Slaats Cup Tournament.
  • March 10Image preview
    Lake Forest students traveled to Chicago for a Saturday afternoon of juice-tasting, healthy foods—and exploring the city.

Faculty

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Internships

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Alumni

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