- 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).
- Tuesday, February 11, 2014
The overpopulation of Wisconsin prison and jails will be the topic of an upcoming panel discussion on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Wilson Theatre, Mayer Hall. “Incarceration Epidemic: Crisis in Wisconsin” is free and open to the public.
- Tuesday, February 11, 2014
The Beloit College board of trustees approved the tenure and promotion of eight faculty members during its spring meeting held in early February.
- Thursday, February 6, 2014
ASIANetwork has awarded Assistant Professor of Economics Diep Phan and four students a $24,595 student-faculty fellow grant to conduct research in Vietnam this summer. ASIANetwork is a consortium of more than 170 North American colleges that strives to strengthen the role of Asian studies within the framework of liberal arts education.
- Wednesday, February 5, 2014
An April 6 dance performance at Chicago’s Ruth Page Center for the Arts is the end goal for students enrolled in the Repertory Dance Company, a Labs Across the Curriculum course led by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance Gina T’ai.
- Tuesday, February 4, 2014
From hospitality and research to social media and photography, the 2014 Beloit International Film Festival is using a variety of Beloit College interns to assist in this year’s event running Friday, Feb. 14 – Sunday, Feb. 23.
- 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.