The ACM Oak Ridge Science Semester This fall semester program is designed to allow qualified undergraduates to study and conduct research at the frontiers of current knowledge as a member of a research team at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) located near Knoxville, Tennessee.
Washington Semester Beloit College participates in the Washington semester program which enables students to spend a term in specialized study in the nation’s capital. Students use the facilities of the American University while investigating a broad range of political and governmental activities and topics. Internships, research projects, and a seminar course introduce students to the personalities and institutions of Washington.
Semester in Environmental ScienceThe program, which takes place each fall semester at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA, stresses an ecosystems-ecology approach to the study of environmental science. It provides students with intensive field and laboratory study of diverse ecosystems in the context of two core courses: Terrestrial Ecosystems and Aquatic Ecosystems.
Maritime Studies Program An interdisciplinary program on which undergraduates of all majors share one semester at Mystic Seaport to focus on the past, present, and future of the earth’s oceans. Williams-Mystic combines the academic excellence of Williams College and the unparalleled learning environment of Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and The Sea.
In theSEA Semester, students from all disciplines have a chance to study the ocean from many academic perspectives. The first part of the semester is at the Cape Cod campus and the second half is on a tall ship doing scientific research on either the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean, depending upon the semester.
The Wilderness Field Station is a unique summer program of field study in the Superior National Forest in Northern Minnesota. All classes are very small and personal, with no more than eight students per instructor. All courses integrate lectures and laboratory investigation with frequent canoe outings. Each class undertakes a lengthy canoe trip into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
The Sustainability Program at Beloit is coordinated by students who are dedicated to raising environmental and cultural sustainability literacy through on-campus activities and through the development and strengthening of mutually beneficial community partnerships.
In an effort to make the campus more sustainable, students take thermal readings of various spaces on campus to to see how energy efficient they are.