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Student Work


Stories

Jennifer Pantelios’19 belongs to a revolving collective of students who tend Beloit’s Urban Garden, casually known as the “BUG.” Last year, she started a garden composting system that involves volunteers, a wagon, and kitchen scraps, as well as some muscle.

Growing Local

Veggies in Beloit’s Urban Garden grow just two blocks from where they end up on Commons dinner plates. The student-run garden is teaching problem-solving skills and generating a bumper crop of love and appreciation … for compost.

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Michael Lafayette ’20 observing in field

Genetic research on live Red-winged Blackbirds

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Gabrie Simmons

Life after pandemic: Lessons from post-mortality crisis Germans

This summer Gabrie Simmons ’22, biology major and Spanish minor, participated in the Pakula Biomedical Fellowship.  She worked with anthropology professor, Leslie Williams to examine the prevalence of periodontal disease in response to stress caused by the Black Death in Germany.

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Seva Poitevin-Mills ’21 pictured above in Ghana.

Practicing and Learning about Public Health in Ghana

This week the Office of International Education sat down with Seva Poitevin-Mills ’21 to talk about studying and interning Ghana last fall. Poitevin worked at the West Africa Aids Foundation while abroad. In our conversation, she discusses the intersections of practicing and learning about public health while in Ghana.

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Seakguech’s first trip in New Zealand to Milford Sound

From Beloit to New Zealand & Cambodia: Preserving the planet, one endangered plant at a time

Seakguech Sok’21, an environmental biology major and lover of plants and flowers, is studying abroad in New Zealand and traveled to her home country of Cambodia to work on making the world a greener place, one plant at a time. Guech came to Beloit College as a SHE-CAN scholar.

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Lauren Glaser’20

Rigorous Academics and Group Work

Lauren Glaser’20, through opportunities to play basketball and join a sorority, recognized how to best work as a part of a team, a skill she will take into her work in pre-health.

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Everett Baxter’19 enjoying a bike ride with fellow students while studying abroad at Akita International University in Japan.

Biology research in Japan

Despite seeming unlikely at first, Everett Baxter’19 was able to assist with biology research while studying abroad in Japan.

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