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Biology


Biology is not a spectator sport. At Beloit you’ll do more than learn about biology—you’ll do what biologists do.

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Explore the world of biology

Build scientific creativity. Design experiments and answer real-world questions.

Clone a gene. Be the first person in the world to discover and publish its sequence.

Test water quality. Collect water samples from the Rock River Lagoon.

Make kimchee. Discover how well different recipes encourage fermentation.

Program a robot. Compare brains and computers.

Biology students become engaged citizens of the world by applying biological principles and methods to real world problems.

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If designer and biologist Aaron Nesser’11 has his way, your next pair of tennis shoes won’t last thousands of years in a landfill.

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Oct19th

Wisconsin Science Festival

Learn about the exciting research work underway at Beloit College, including work to discover new antibiotics from soil bacteria. We’ll also feature demonstrations and hands-on activities about nanochemistry, essential oils, antibiotics, soil science and other topics. This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival, a celebration of science with events throughout the state. Visit http://wiscifest.org for more details.

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Rose Williams ’21 spends some time among the plants in the campus greenhouse.

No Thorns Here, Why Beloit is Right For Rose

Learn what it is that makes Beloit the perfect fit for Rose Williams ’21.

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