- Thursday, February 21, 2013
Beloit College was under a precautionary lockdown on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 12:30-3:13 p.m. after learning of a situation underway at an apartment building near campus. Shortly after the “all clear” was sounded, Dean of Students Christina Klawitter distributed an email message to all students, faculty, and staff describing the situation and explaining the college’s response.
- Thursday, February 21, 2013
Over the past decade, Associate English Professor Chris Fink wrote a set of stories about farms and small towns in Wisconsin. The challenge, however, was to find an organizing principle−that is until he thought of the Farmer’s Almanac.
- Friday, February 15, 2013
A leading expert on Romani (Gypsy) history, language and human rights will give a lecture at Beloit College on Thursday, Feb. 21 called “Asian or European: Romani Social Identity in the New Europe.” The lecture, which is free and open to the public, takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Moore Lounge of Pearsons Hall.
- Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Matthew Tedesco describes one of his new courses as one that will “boldly go where some of the greatest thinkers in history have gone before.”
- Wednesday, January 30, 2013
This year’s recipient of the Roy Chapman Andrews Society’s Distinguished Explorer Award was a guest on two local radio stations on Tuesday (Jan. 29).
- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Yale University History Professor Valerie Hansen will give a lecture titled “The Silk Road: A New History,” on Thursday, Feb. 7 at Beloit College. The lecture is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Study Lounge, Pearsons Hall.
- Thursday, January 24, 2013
Earlier this week Cecil Youngblood, the intercultural affairs director at Beloit College, was interviewed on WCLO radio’s “Your Talk Show” about the week-long Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations on campus.
- Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Gender equity in the field of classics and the myth of Seneca’s Medea are two research topics on which Assistant Professor of Classics Lisl Walsh has recently published.
- Thursday, January 17, 2013
Beloit College’s Office of International Education (OIE) has received $1,392 in funding support from the Public Education for Peacebuilding Support Initiative of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). The support will enable the OIE to put on a film series consisting of four documentaries, which will cover a wide range of topics such as peaceful conflict resolution, globalization, minority human rights, and immigration.
- Friday, January 11, 2013
Beloit College is gearing up to welcome an array of speakers and residency holders coming to campus this spring to conduct lectures, give readings and perform in concert. All events are free and open to the public.
- Friday, January 4, 2013
The public is invited to a series of free City Center Seminars to be held this month at Vision Beloit, 500 Public Ave. They will be presented by Jeff Adams, Beloit College’s Allen-Bradley Professor of Economics, and are being sponsored by the Beloit College Department of Economics and Vision Beloit.
- Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Beloit, Wis. – As the first babies of 2013 are born, two authors who have dealt for years with the world of the 18-year-old, have some advice for new parents.