- Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Associate Professor of Classics Kosta Hadavas’ latest project seeks to expand the audience of the 500-year-old-plus Nuremberg Chronicle through digitization and translation.
- Friday, December 2, 2011
Studying the original manuscripts that developed mathematical ideas played a key role in Ralph C. Huffer Endowed Chair in Mathematics and Astronomy Ranjan Roy’s latest research.
- Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Doing research in a small Chinese village is what sparked one Beloit professor’s interest in rural education.
- Tuesday, November 15, 2011
They may not have just come back from a mock mission to Mars as a six man-crew did earlier this month, but Geology Professor Carl Mendelson’s students are also asking the same question: How feasible is a journey to Mars?
- Tuesday, November 8, 2011
From fluid dynamics to the physics of music, Professor Paul E. Stanley engages in a variety of research.
- Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Marion Fass, professor and chair of biology and co-chair of health and society, recently collaborated on a new book, Global Health Has No Borders, in the form of an online journal issue. Found on http://biologyinternational.org, it is designed to be a supplement to a typical biology textbook.
- Tuesday, October 25, 2011
The Lives of Machines: The Industrial Imaginary in Victorian Literature and Culture is Associate Professor and Chair of English Tamara Ketabgian’s first book. Published in March, the book examines mechanical ideas of feeling and community in 19th century Britain. The book explores how we as humans are - and historically have been - “letting off steam” and feeling “under pressure.”
- Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Some people make a point to exercise or eat right daily, but Rebecca Hazelton Stafford has set out to write a poem every day throughout the month of October as part of an activity with her friends.
- Wednesday, October 12, 2011
The work of Assistant Art Professor Scott Espesethis currently on exhibition in Brooklyn, N.Y.’s SUGAR gallery (http://sugarbushwick.com/home.html) as part of a series of both single and two-person shows His work currently on display includes drawings in both graphite and ballpoint pen.
- Tuesday, October 4, 2011
In his 30-plus year career at Beloit, Chemistry Professor George Lisensky has worked with about one student per semester and summer on countless research projects including ones on hydrogen-powered fuel cells, renewable energy, and nanoparticles.
- Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Do you know who Iraq’s political figures are? What about how many international airports it has?
Readers can find out everything there is to know about the Middle Eastern country when Beth Dougherty’s second edition to A Historical Dictionary of Iraq is expected to hit shelves next year.
- Tuesday, September 20, 2011
“All’s Not Fair in Love – it’s War!” “Be Loved, Be Prey, Be Eaten.”
Those are some of the captivating titles under consideration for an upcoming series on animal behavior that Biology Professor Ken Yasukawa is editing this year.