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  • Poet Kevin Young selected as 2014 commencement speaker

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    Award-winning poet Kevin Young has been selected to address graduates at Beloit College’s 164th commencement ceremony. Approximately 300 graduates will receive their diplomas in the ceremony taking place Sunday, May 18 at 11 a.m. on the lawn in front of the college’s main administration building, Middle College.

  • Arizona to win NCAA tournament, according to professor’s alternate ranking methodology

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

    Arizona is the best basketball team in the country, according to Beloit College Economics Professor Bob Elder. As the co-creator of an alternate ranking methodology for March Madness called Dominetrics, Elder gave a “Lunchbox Lecture” on Tuesday (March 18) discussing his picks and how they differ from those of the NCAA selection committee.

  • Activist, author Vandana Shiva to give annual Weissberg address April 4

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

    Beloit College’s 2013-14 Weissberg Chair in International Studies Vandana Shiva is scheduled to visit campus the week of March 31-April 5. Shiva is a world-renowned author, activist and founder of Navdanya, an Indian women's movement to protect the diversity and integrity of living resources and native seeds.

  • Artist to give lecture, unveil walkway as part of 2014 Ferrall Residency

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

    Los Angeles-based artist Lisa Anne Auerbach arrivef on campus Monday (March 17) for a two-week stay to visit classes, conduct a workshop and give a lecture. Auerbach, whose work has been exhibited internationally since 1996, is this year’s Victor E. Ferrall, Jr. Artist-in-Residence

  • Capstone class reimagines, renames biannual Advising Practicum

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

    Ahead of its next installment taking place on Wednesday, March 26, Beloit College’s biannual Advising Practicum has undergone some changes. Along with more student-run, all-campus workshops and a pared-down schedule, the event is now called Connecting Beloit: An Advising Practicum.

  • Professor analyzes treatment of childhood in Spanish cinema

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014

    The depiction of children in contemporary Spanish film is the subject of a forthcoming book Associate Professor of Spanish Amy Tibbitts is writing.

  • Beloit College names Vice President for Enrollment

    Monday, March 10, 2014

    Robert Mirabile has been named the new vice president for enrollment at Beloit College. Mirabile, who will assume his new role in May, comes to Beloit from Drexel University in Philadelphia, where he has served as assistant vice president for enrollment analytics since 2010.

  • French film festival to kick off March 21

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    From dramas to animation to romance, five French language films will be shown during Beloit College’s annual Tournées Festival running Fridays from March 21 – April 18. Each film will start at 7 p.m. and take place in Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall. The screenings are free and open to the public.

  • “Incarceration Epidemic” panelists preview upcoming event

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014

    Panelists participating in Wednesday’s (Feb. 26) “Incarceration Epidemic: Crisis in Wisconsin” event were interviewed on WCLO’s Your Talk Show and in the Beloit Daily News to preview the discussion points.

  • Domestic violence of Americans in Italy subject of new play

    Monday, February 24, 2014

    Beloit College’s first play of 2014 will debut on Thursday (Feb. 27) with Plan B. Running through Sunday (March 2), the play tells the true stories of six American expatriates living in Italy who suffered from domestic violence.

  • What do Buccaneers and Olympians have in common?

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014

    What do Beloit athletes and the Olympic athletes currently competing in Sochi have in common?

  • How Wisconsin played a role in 19th-century literature, psychology, philosophy

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014

    In the latest installment of the “Lunchbox Series,” English Professor Shawn Gillen argued that a bitter family drama in Wisconsin influenced the work of literary figure Henry James (1843-1916) and “father of American psychology” William James (1842-1910).

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