ForesterNet

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Welcome to ForesterNet, the Lake Forest College Intranet for students, faculty, and staff

ForesterNet provides easy access to helpful resources, services, and tools for the campus community. Here you can access your webmail, faculty/staff and student directories, academic and career resources, as well as other important services. You can view the latest campus news, upcoming events, and see what’s on the menu in the Caf.

Note: my.lakeforest continues to house Moodle, important forms, reports, committee minutes, and other password protected information and resources.  

Announcements

College launches video series titled "Choose Anti-racism"

Inspired by Dr. Ibram Kendi’s work of How To Be An Antiracist, Lake Forest College is pleased to launch a video series titled "Choose Anti-racism." This series is a digital library of short educational videos created by College faculty and staff that reflects on each of the chapters from Dr. Ibram Kendi’s work. The videos will be released throughout the year and offer insight on how, as a campus community, we can apply the lessons from each chapter to make Lake Forest College truly anti-racist. 

See the videos>

UWC Davis Projects for Peace - Project Grant $10,000
Hello everyone,
"My challenge to you is to bring about a mindset for preparing for peace, instead of preparing for war."- Kathryn Wasserman Davis
Upon the occasion of her 100th birthday, international philanthropist Kathryn W. Davis chose to celebrate by committing $1 million to Projects for Peace
Projects for Peace is an initiative for undergraduate students to design grassroots projects for the summer of 2021anywhere in the world—which promote peace and address the root causes of conflict among parties. 
We encourage applicants to use their creativity to design projects and employ innovative techniques for engaging project participants in ways that focus on conflict resolution, reconciliation, building understanding and breaking down barriers that cause conflict, and finding solutions for resolving conflict and maintaining peace. Projects will be selected for funding at $10,000 each.
See all the amazing projects completed in Summer 2019: Projects for Peace Viewbook
Project Proposal Requirements
To be considered, a student (or group of students) must prepare a written statement which includes:
  • A description of the project (who, what, where, how) including expected outcomes and prospects for future impact (not to exceed two pages)
  • A budget (one separate page)
  • IMPORTANT - All project proposals require a heading to include the following: Title of Project (not to change once submitted), the country where the project will take place, sponsoring college, designated project leader name, remaining team member names and schools, date range of project implementation
  • Proposals should have pre-approval of all parties and organizations involved in the project
For more informationProjects for Peace Q&A
Deadline for proposals: January 15th, 2020
Process to submit a proposal: Email me [aolson@lakeforest.edu] for the Proposal Submission Form. 
Proposal Selection Process: Recommendations for a winning proposal and an alternative proposal will be made by mid-February, by an on-campus selection committee.  The final decision regarding the funding for the winning and alternative proposals will be made by the UWC Davis Scholars Program by mid-March. The implementation of the project(s) would be Summer 2021.
Please feel free to schedule a meeting with me to discuss ideas or questions!
You can use calendly.com/allieolson to find a time that works best for you.
Best,
Allie

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Alexandra (Allie) Olson

Coordinator

Global Engagement Office (GEO)

LAKE FOREST COLLEGE

Schedule an appointment: calendly.com/allieolson

847-735-5231 | lakeforest.edu/academics/global-engagement-office

National Voter Education Week!

 

 

Hello students,

 

We are excited to join colleges across the nation for the inaugural National Voter Education Week (NVEW). This week, for the first time ever, voting experts, nonprofits, election officials, media, and more are bringing their expertise together under one umbrella to ensure all eligible voters have the information they need to be #VoteReady.

 

This will be an exciting week of interactive education and action, that will build voter confidence and empower them to become ambassadors of voting in their own communities. Join students from across the country for interactive events throughout the week including film screenings, panels, and webinars. A small list of upcoming events includes:

 

  • Wednesday, 10/7, 6 p.m. CST

Let the People Decide Panel - The Andrew Goodman Foundation (AGF) is hosting a panel discussion on the film, Let the People Decide.

 

  • Thursday, 10/8, 7 p.m. CST

Film Screening and Couch Party: One Vote Movie - One Vote is a small film about a big topic: American democracy. At times funny, surprising and heart-wrenching, the film eschews partisan politics in favor of an honest portrayal of voters’ Election Day experiences.

 

  • Friday, 10/9, 1 p.m. CST

Twitter Storm: National Voter Education Week Recap!

 

For a complete list of programs and registration information, visit the National Voter Education Week Event Page. Programming is open to all, free, nonpartisan, and virtual.

 

We are eager to celebrate #NVEW2020 with you!

 

Andrea

__________________________________________

Andrea B. Conner

Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Lake Forest College

 

conner@lakeforest.edu

847.735.5200

Rosemary House

555 North Sheridan Road

Lake Forest, IL  60045

 

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Student Information Form on my.lakeforest

Students,

 

We are happy to debut a new feature on my.lakeforest that allows you to update your personal profile in the College’s records. On the Student Information Form, you can do a variety of things:

-          Update your “campus name” field, which allows you to identify a first name other than your legal name, which will then be used in all College correspondence, directory, and class rosters

-          Identify the pronouns that you use

-          Update your home address and cell phone number

-          Change or update your emergency contacts and their contact information

-          Adjust your FERPA privacy options

 

RETURNING STUDENTS must log in by October 1 to update your record and click that you accept the Financial Agreement at the end of the form. Normally you would have done that during the registration process in late spring which had to change due to transitioning to remote learning in an emergency.

 

NEW FIRST-YEAR and TRANSFER STUDENTS did this form already in the summer, and are not required to complete the form again at this time.  But, you are welcome to go in and look around, and change or update your profile information at any time.  

 

Instructions: After you log in to my.lakeforest.edu, you’ll see an option on the left called “Student Information Form.”  Here’s a direct link (which will require you to log in with your Lake Forest College user ID and password).

 

Sending special thanks to the staff in ITS who have helped us make this happen!

 

Best wishes,

Andrea

__________________________________________

Andrea B. Conner

Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Lake Forest College

 

conner@lakeforest.edu

847.735.5200

Rosemary House

555 North Sheridan Road

Lake Forest, IL  60045

 

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Don't miss these Health and Wellness events

Health and Wellness Center 

Wellness Wherever 

 

Virtual workshops to help you care for yourself  

no matter where you are! 

 

Log into the waiting room at: 

https://lakeforest.zoom.us/my/foresterhealthandwellness 

 

Tuesdays, 12 PM CT 

Stress Management, Sept 22 

Zoom Fatigue, Sept 29 

Connecting Healthily: Friends, Oct 6 

Connecting Healthily: Family, Oct 13 

Connecting Healthily: Romantic Relationships, Oct 20 

 

Thursdays, 4 PM CT 

Connecting Healthily: Romantic Relationships, Sept 24 

Sleep Hygiene, Oct 1 

Time Management, Oct 8 

Test Anxiety, Oct 15 

Stress Management, Oct 22 

 

Consider stopping by

Mindfulness Practices to Reduce Stress

Wednesdays 4 PM CT  

https://lakeforest.zoom.us/my/foresterhealthandwellness 

 

 

Let’s Talk

Free, drop-in space to talk to a counselor about a specific issue or problem

Mondays at 3pm

Tuesdays at 2pm

Fridays at 11am

https://lakeforest.zoom.us/my/foresterhealthandwellness 

 

 

Take minute to follow us on social media so you always know what programs are coming up next.

Instagram: lfchealthandwellness

Facebook: Lake Forest College Health and Wellness Center

Twitter: lfcbewell

 

 

Check the following Lake Forest College webpages for additional resources:

https://foresternet.lakeforest.edu/student-resources/health-and-wellness

or

 https://www.lakeforest.edu/student-life/virtual-engagement-x28432

 

 

What's happening on our (virtual) campus this semester? Lots!

Foresters are as busy as ever and connecting in many exciting ways. Look for new videos each week to see what's happening (virtually) around campus. 

In this video, see how the CAC virtually connects students with career professionals, internships, and advisors and the Student Programming Board announces fun upcoming events with new points program.