- Monday, January 23, 2012
The Beloit Rotary Club has named Beloit College Professor of History and Anthropology Rob LaFleur its “Teacher of the Month.” An award ceremony is scheduled to be presented Tuesday at noon in the Rotary River Center, 1220 Riverside Dr.
- Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Examining key terms in the field of women’s and gender studies is the concept behind a new book edited by Beloit professors Diane Lichtenstein and Catherine Orr. “Rethinking Women’s and Gender Studies,” published by Routledge, was released earlier this month.
- Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The United States has suffered one of the largest declines in economic freedom in the world over the last decade.
Local author to discuss forthcoming book on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Marching to the Mountaintop, at Beloit CollegeMonday, January 9, 2012
Local author and Beloit College alumna Ann Bausum will discuss her latest book with the campus and community on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in Pearsons Hall’s Moore Lounge. Marching to the Mountaintop, Bausum’s latest historical work for the National Geographic Society, will be released Jan. 10 and tells the story of the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike and how it figured in the final days of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life.
- Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Beatrice McKenzie’s latest project focuses on one of the first women to enter the U.S. Foreign Service. Given that McKenzie herself spent part of her career in foreign service, it’s an area of particular interest to the assistant professor of history.
- Wednesday, December 21, 2011
The world’s foremost hunter of dangerous microbes will visit Beloit early next year to receive the Roy Chapman Andrews Society’s Distinguished Explorer Award.
- Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Chris Johnson, professor of theatre arts (dance), is in the midst of re-staging her award-winning “Wreath of Memories.”
- Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Understanding the culture of everyday life in Russia is important to understanding Russian identity, says Associate Professor of Russian Olga Ogurtsova.
- Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Associate Professor of Classics Kosta Hadavas’ latest project seeks to expand the audience of the 500-year-old-plus Nuremberg Chronicle through digitization and translation.
- Friday, December 2, 2011
Studying the original manuscripts that developed mathematical ideas played a key role in Ralph C. Huffer Endowed Chair in Mathematics and Astronomy Ranjan Roy’s latest research.
- Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Doing research in a small Chinese village is what sparked one Beloit professor’s interest in rural education.
- Tuesday, November 15, 2011
They may not have just come back from a mock mission to Mars as a six man-crew did earlier this month, but Geology Professor Carl Mendelson’s students are also asking the same question: How feasible is a journey to Mars?