A new book, a groundbreaking research project, an interesting new course. These descriptive profiles introduce you to Beloit College faculty members, their work, and expertise.
- 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 Chinawas released in August.
- 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, Assistant 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.
- Monday, April 30, 2012
Peruvian writer Mercedes Cabello de Carbonera (1845-1909) has been the focus of Oswaldo Voysest’s research since he wrote about her work in his dissertation as a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California-Berkeley.
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Community involvement is vital to creating community-based theatre for Amy Sarno, an associate professor of theatre arts.
- Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Everyday objects and everyday people are interests that spurred Associate Professor of Anthropology Shannon Fie’s latest research on manufacturing pipes and their debris.
- Tuesday, March 13, 2012
International education has always been a major component of a Beloit College education, but the new Francophone Culture Lab offers even more opportunities for students to broaden their worldly experiences.
- Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Coach Dawn Redd recalls witnessing the setbacks a high school women’s volleyball team was experiencing due to a troublesome teammate. Though the team was talented, its overall performance depended on its emotionally volatile star player.
- Tuesday, February 28, 2012
At the end of the week, Associate Professor of Geology Sue Swanson will present her findings on how climate change over the last 10,000 years affected springs and streams in southwestern Wisconsin at the annual meeting of the Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association.
- Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Treating domestic violence offenders is a weekly practice for Greg Buchanan, an associate professor of psychology. It is also an experience that he utilizes in the classroom.
- Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Why do humans age? How does the brain work?
These are what Biochemistry Professor Roc Ordman considers to be the biggest questions in science, and for years he has been trying to answer those questions by researching vitamin C’s role in nutrition and aging.