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Alumni News

  • Commencement speaker announced: Michael Young’69

    April 10, 2012
  • Little Free Library-founding alumnus on “All Things Considered”

    March 9, 2012

    Beloit alumnus Rick Brooks’69 and a friend founded Little Free Libraries. Although the two men met just several years ago, there are now some 200 Little Free Libraries in 34 states and 17 countries.

  • Barry Bauman'69 uncovers fraud

    February 15, 2012

    For 32 years, a portrait of a serene Mary Todd Lincoln hung in the governor’s mansion in Springfield, Ill., signed by Francis Bicknell Carpenter, a celebrated painter who lived at the White House for six months in 1864. Now it turns out that both the portrait and the touching tale accompanying it are false, and Beloit's Barry Bauman'69 uncovered the fraud.

  • Infectious disease is no match for Philip Polgreen'92

    February 9, 2012

    Philip Polgreen'92 utilizes his liberal arts education every day. Incorporating computer science, biology, and mathematics, Polgreen solves real problems with technology to track infectious disease; and it landed him on the inside back cover of the February 2012 edition of Popular Mechanics.


  • Ann Bausum'79 releases new book

    January 10, 2012

    Local author and Beloit College alumna Ann Bausum’79 will discuss her latest book with the campus and community on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in Pearsons Hall’s Moore Lounge.

  • "Dr. Bug" alumnus discovers world’s largest insect

    December 9, 2011

    Biologist, ecologist, photojournalist, author, and explorer Mark Moffett’79 has recently added another note of distinction to his impressive list of accomplishments: he recently discovered what may be the world’s largest insect.

  • We are number one

    December 1, 2011

    Annapolis group suggests liberal arts colleges are best in graduate prep.

  • Deborah Massey'11 launches website

    December 1, 2011

    Deborah Massey'11 and former Beloit assistant orchestra director Joel Fenelon launch new music website.