- Thursday, October 17, 2013
Philosophy, psychology and computer science may not seem like they have a lot in common, but one relatively new course has fused them together to create a hands-on, interdisciplinary experience that resulted in an intelligent robot revolution.
- Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Networking and writing an excellent resume and cover letter were among the job search tips Beloit College’s director of career development offered in a new JSJobs.com article.
- Friday, October 11, 2013
As part of the sixth annual Miller Upton Forum, 2013 Upton Scholar James D. Gwartney will give the June and Edgar Martin Memorial lecture on "Institutions, Economic Freedom, and the Wealth of Nations." Free and open to the public, the lecture takes place on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the atrium of the Center for the Sciences.
- Tuesday, October 8, 2013
- Friday, October 4, 2013
The large and persistent gap in the infant mortality rate between blacks and whites was the topic of a speech Assistant Professor of Health and Society Rongal Nikora gave last week at his alma mater, the University of New Mexico. In his talk, he made the theoretical claim that the gap is due to three stages of embodiment.
- Monday, September 30, 2013
The first play of the Beloit College theatre season, Coward Land, was a 2012 semi-finalist at the National Playwrights Conference held at the famed Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Local audiences will get the opportunity to see it performed from Thursday, Oct. 3 through Saturday, Oct. 5 and from Thursday, Oct. 10 through Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. in the Kresge Theatre on the Beloit College campus.
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Fifteen rising juniors and seniors will compete to participate in paid internships at Beloit organizations during the summer of 2014, thanks to an $80,870 grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. The program, titled Think BIG!, partners Beloit College faculty with local leaders to provide valuable beyond the classroom learning experiences connected to the students’ liberal arts education.
- Tuesday, September 24, 2013
In U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” issue on newsstands now, Beloit College tied for No. 59 in the category of the top 240 liberal arts colleges nationwide.
- Monday, September 23, 2013
The second annual Family Discovery Night scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8 will see the return of the popular robots and sheep brains along with several new interactive activities for children of all ages. Free and open to the public, the event takes place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. primarily in the Beloit College Center for the Sciences.
- Monday, September 23, 2013
Russian Professor Donna Oliver never intended to publish her first-year Russian textbook, but, with the assistance of an alumna, Russian Full Circle was released by Yale University Press in late August.
- Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Acclaimed Hungarian writers György Dragomán and Anna Szabó who studied at Beloit College as exchange students in the mid-‘90s will return to campus to hold a public reading on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Free and open to the public, the reading will be held at 8 p.m. in the courtyard of the Wright Museum of Art.
- Monday, September 16, 2013
Beloit College will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of the beloved British classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, with a series of events from Friday, Sept. 27-Saturday, Sept. 28. All are free and open to the public.