- Thursday, January 30, 2014
Meg Lowman, the world's leading forest canopy explorer, has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Roy Chapman Andrews Society’s Distinguished Explorer Award. Lowman will discuss her research and discoveries regarding forest ecosystems and biodiversity during an award presentation scheduled for Friday, April 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Eaton Chapel on the Beloit College campus. Her talk is titled "It's a Jungle Up There: How Canopy Exploration is Conserving Global Forests."
- Monday, January 27, 2014
Esteemed dancer-choreographer Nandhini Ashok from India is the guest artist for the Chelonia Dance Concert taking place Thursday, Feb. 6 through Saturday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. and on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. The annual event, featuring modern dance performances, is open to the public and takes place in the Neese Theatre.
Political science professor calls for transparency, debate on the use of drones for targeted killingThursday, January 23, 2014
The public doesn’t know how many drone strikes have been carried out on behalf of the United States or how many civilians have been killed.
- Thursday, January 23, 2014
When he’s not teaching at Beloit, Professor of Psychology and Legal Studies Larry White spends some of his time consulting with attorneys and appearing as an expert witness. He has consulted on more than 200 criminal cases in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois, and he has presented testimony on more than 40 occasions.
Award-winning author, world’s leading forest canopy explorer among highlights of spring lecture seriesMonday, January 13, 2014
From an artist to an author and from an environmentalist to a philosopher, Beloit College will welcome a number of distinguished lecturers to campus this spring. All events are free and open to the public.
- Monday, January 13, 2014
Sponsored by the department of modern languages and literatures, Beloit College will host a Spanish language film festival running from Friday, Jan. 24 – Friday, Feb. 28. The films will take place from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall.
- Friday, December 20, 2013
The work of composer Ludwig van Beethoven and writer Leo Tolstoy will be explored in two spring semester courses, resulting in a symposium featuring presentations and a performance.
- Wednesday, December 18, 2013
“A Portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr.” will be the theme of the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Convocation at Beloit College. Dr. Brenda Hooper Atlas’77 will serve as the speaker at the event taking place on Monday, Jan. 20 at 4 p.m. in Eaton Chapel.
- Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Beloit College has received a $50,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to benefit its new Critical Engagement of Social Identities program through December 2014.
- Friday, December 13, 2013
In its Dec. 11 article, “Power Converters,” Architect magazine explored how power plants offer an excellent opportunity to reuse and reclaim valuable city parcels.
- Friday, December 13, 2013
In response to the new budget deal brokered by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, Political Science Professor Georgia Duerst-Lahti was interviewed this week by WISC-TV, saying it was the most forward-thinking initiative to come out of Washington in years.
- Friday, December 6, 2013
Beloit College’s Wright Museum of Art has received a $4,629 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant will aid the museum in preservation efforts of its vast print and drawing collection that includes work by such artists as Rembrandt and Picasso.