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  • Upcoming dance tells the story of a Holocaust survivor

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011

    Chris Johnson, professor of theatre arts (dance), is in the midst of re-staging her award-winning “Wreath of Memories.”

  • Professor deciphers the key aspects of Russian identity

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011

    Understanding the culture of everyday life in Russia is important to understanding Russian identity, says Associate Professor of Russian Olga Ogurtsova.

  • Classics professor digitizes, translates the "Wikipedia of 1493"

    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.

  • Professor immerses himself in Sources in the Development of Mathematics

    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.

  • Rural and ecological education a primary focus for professor

    Tuesday, November 22, 2011

    Doing research in a small Chinese village is what sparked one Beloit professor’s interest in rural education.

  • Students study possibility of life on Mars

    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?

  • Physics professor gets musical, sudsy

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011

    From fluid dynamics to the physics of music, Professor Paul E. Stanley engages in a variety of research.

  • Professor focuses on public health

    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, it is designed to be a supplement to a typical biology textbook.

  • English professor takes on technology in research and teaching

    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.”

  • A poem a day for one English professor

    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.   

  • Art professor keeps up creativity, from FYI to SUGAR

    Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    The work of Assistant Art Professor Scott Espesethis currently on exhibition in Brooklyn, N.Y.’s SUGAR gallery ( 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.

  • Longtime Chemistry Professor Receives Distinguished Award

    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.