- Friday, December 6, 2013
The acclaimed Haitian writer Marie-Célie Agnant is the topic of a recently published essay by Scott Lyngaas, associate professor of modern languages and literatures and associate dean of the college.
- Tuesday, December 3, 2013
“I think there can be a misconception about philosophy, that it’s not about questions that matter to our lives,” said Associate Professor of Philosophy Matt Tedesco. In a new video, he posits that that sentiment couldn’t be further from the truth, using pop culture as a frame of reference.
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Britt Scharringhausen, associate professor of physics and astronomy, and her students are getting to experience Saturn in a completely unique way.
- Thursday, October 31, 2013
From consulting for NGOs to investigating crime scenes, anthropologists do a lot of work that many people don’t even know about, according to Assistant Anthropology Professor Jennifer Esperanza.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- Thursday, September 5, 2013
The Liberal Arts in Practice Center at Beloit College views its role as the three
Cs: catalysts, consultants and a clearinghouse of opportunities.
- Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Where and what is “the real world?” Who gets to decide, and on what basis?
Natalie Gummer, professor of religious studies, posed these questions during her 2013 Convocation address.
- Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Assistant Biology Professor Amy Briggs studies plant immunity, but she also trains her keen scientist’s eye on a project a little closer to home, using her own classroom as a lab in more ways than one—including researching teaching methods.
- Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Upon waking up each morning most people check their smartphones before their feet even hit the floor. Thus, smartphones are now defeating gravity as priority, theorizes Tom McBride.
- Thursday, April 11, 2013
Since Pope Francis became pope in March, Associate History Professor Ellen Joyce has been struck by the visual symbols he’s created more than by anything in particular he has said.