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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.

Do you want more information about studying Biology at Beloit? Contact Professor Yaffa Grossman, Chair of the Department of Biology.

Anna Ellis-Nesser’11 and students at Collective Kind.

Beloit grad leads anti-bias and nature-based learning for pre-schoolers

During her time at Beloit College Anna Ellis-Nesser’11 spent her final year at Beloit College developing and leading a gardening and greening program with the Merrill Community Center.

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The Student Army Training Corps’ unit band poses in front of the World Affairs Center. As many as 1,400 student soldiers were in residence at Beloit when the worst of the pandemic hit campus in 1918.

We’ve Been Here Before: the 1918 Pandemic

Research by a former Beloit sophomore found parallels between 1918’s pandemic and now.

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