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    Princeton Review named the College one of “the nation’s best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid” in its just published book, Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In - 2015 Edition.
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    Join the Lake Forest College Athletics Department as they host the Special Olympics Area 13 Aquatics Meet on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake Forest College Sports and Recreation Center. Community members are welcome to watch and cheer on the Special Olympians.

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    The Career Advancement Center held a part-time job fair to connect students with employers for spring employment opportunities.
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    Join Eukaryon in celebrating the inauguration of volume 11 of the journal and congratulating those who were published on Tuesday, March 3rd at 4 PM in the Calvin Durand Lounge. The journal’s 2014-2015 theme is “Investing in our Future”.

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    Alumna Whitney Hales ’11 won first place in The Economist’s MBA case study competition evaluating Zillow’s $3.5 billion acquisition of its rival real-estate website, Trulia.
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    Professor Jeffrey Sundberg’s study on the economic boost bird watching brings to Lake County made headlines in Chicago.
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    Insurance expert Tony Todd ’63 connects students with business professionals during enlightening Saturday talks on campus.

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    The Honors Fellows and Richter Scholar Committee is pleased to announce the Richter Scholar Class of 2015.

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    Business faculty and Chicago-area business women met with the College’s new Women in Biz group during a panel discussion and networking event.
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    Jaafar Al Fakih ’15 is making a world of difference in the lives of others in his internship with Human Rights Watch (HRW) in New York City.
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    Assistant Professor Rebecca Graff will lead Lake Forest students on a Chicago Gold Coast excavation in collaboration with the Society of Architectural Historians.
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    More than 150 students, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents attended Lake Forest’s Art Institute Night in Chicago.

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    Alumni and employers are tweeting their #DayintheLife activity on the @LFCareers Twitter account so students can see what it’s like to do their job. 

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    Assistant Professor of Psychology Susan Long hopes to make inroads into the mystery of how people heal emotionally.

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    A group of students explored Chinatown—one of Chicago’s culturally rich neighborhoods—during a Chicago Ambassador trip.
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    Stewart Foley, a lecturer in economics, business, and finance, and a global insurance specialist, was quoted in FundFire in a story about insurance companies’ alternative investments.
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    Lake Forest graduate Courtney Wright ’88 shared the story of her road to entrepreneurial success during a recent campus talk.
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    This semester’s In The Loop students mingled with Lake Forest alumni and Chicago-area professionals during their first All-Access Mixer.
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    The city of Phoenix will be the real loser in Super Bowl XLIX no matter which team takes the crown, according to A.B. Dick Professor of Economics and Business Robert Baade.
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    Art lecturer Suzanne Lussier searched across the U.S. to find the best examples of ceramics to include in the Lake Forest College Invitational Teapot Exhibition.

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    D3hoops.com ran a story on this year’s on-court sibling rivalry between Forester Danny Nikitas ’18 and his older brother Jamie Nikitas, who attends Lawrence University.
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    Charles “CJ” Black ’16 has landed a prestigious internship with a global trading firm, thanks to skills and a list of professional contacts he is building at Lake Forest.

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    Hundreds of students stopped in the Mohr Student Center to check out more than 70 clubs and organizations during Forester Fair.
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    The College’s efforts to honor Adolph “Bum” Baracani ’49—a Forester Hall of Fame football player, longtime donor and volunteer—and his eight decades of involvement at Lake Forest are highlighted in an article in the Lake Forester.
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    Lake Forest College received the 2015 Community Leadership Award from the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce.
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    Female economics, finance, and business students seeking support in their male-dominant fields shared more than a pizza lunch during an informal meeting of the women in business support group.
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    This summer, Trixie Orozco ’16, participated in a marine biology program with the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. The program included Saturday morning classes on marine biology and culminated in a class trip to the Bahamas.
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    Daryn Cass ’10 is credited as the first author in an article—her ninth—published in May by the scientific research journal Molecular Psychiatry.

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    Sometimes, a Richter Scholar research project doesn’t wrap up when the summer program ends.

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    Joao Cassamano ’15 is completing his third consecutive summer of research, this time as an intern at a university of science and technology in Germany.