- Thursday, February 21, 2013
Over the past decade, Associate English Professor Chris Fink wrote a set of stories about farms and small towns in Wisconsin. The challenge, however, was to find an organizing principle−that is until he thought of the Farmer’s Almanac.
- Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Matthew Tedesco describes one of his new courses as one that will “boldly go where some of the greatest thinkers in history have gone before.”
- Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Gender equity in the field of classics and the myth of Seneca’s Medea are two research topics on which Assistant Professor of Classics Lisl Walsh has recently published.
- Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Just as an athlete dedicates time each day for exercise, Spiritual Life Program Director Bill Conover recommends people practice mindfulness meditation daily.
- Thursday, November 29, 2012
The name of a product plays a major role in how the consumer perceives it, Psychology Professor Alexis Grosofsky learned in a recent study.
- Thursday, November 8, 2012
Director John Kaufmann’s new play is a ghost story, a psychological thriller, and even kind of funny.
- Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Associate English Professor Francesca Abbate’s recent book of poetry is a retelling of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde but set in south-central Wisconsin. Troy, Unincorporated was released by The University of Chicago Press’ Phoenix Poets series in 2012.
- Monday, October 8, 2012
Experts predict a bloody winter in Syria−perhaps the bloodiest since the revolution began in 2011, and Catherine Bronson said the outcome of the conflict is grim.
- Thursday, September 20, 2012
Reading at least one newspaper and perusing the polls. Monitoring the news on MSNBC, Fox, and CNN and taking press calls.
- Thursday, September 6, 2012
Anarchist themes in ancient and modern Chinese dissident political thought is the subject of Political Science Professor John Rapp’s new book. Published by Continuum, Daoism and Anarchism: Critiques of State Autonomy in Ancient and Modern China was released in August 2012.
- Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The latest computing trend may have started at Beloit College with Professor of Chemistry and Computer Science Rama Viswanathan’s Wallputer, pictured below.
- Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Due to her expertise in building the rule of law in eastern and southern Africa, Associate Professor of Political Science Rachel Ellett began doing research for Freedom House last year. The non-governmental organization based in Washington, D.C. supports democratic change, monitors freedom, and advocates for democracy and human rights in the world.