Lesly Davis’90 at Indiana University Global Alumni reunion in Beijing.

Beloit alum & previous WAC Assistant Director continues to encourage international education & social justice

With numerous experiences abroad under her belt, Lesley Davis’90–a creative writing and French major–has developed and led internationally-based programs for future students to learn abroad.

Sylvia Lopez takes her class outside on nice days.

Bridging language and community

The Rotary Club of Beloit has named Sylvia Lopez, Harry C. Moore Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, its Teacher of the Month for March.

The Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest at nighttime as seen from a Danube cruise

Postcard from France: Volunteering with a refugee resettlement organization

While Emily Kratz ’21 is learning and growing in the classroom, she is engaging with a community as an English teacher at a refugee settlement organization.

Joanna Furlan ’20 in Ecuador.

A recent alum returns to her study abroad host country to teach

This week the Office of International Education sat down with Joanna Furlan, a December 2020 graduate, to talk about all things Ecuador, from studying abroad to working and living abroad there. In the interview, she shares how she fell in love with Ecuador and what a typical day in her life looks like now.


Public Health Go-Getter

Me at the top of el Castillo de Santa Bárbara

Postcard from Spain: Immersive learning of Spanish culture & language

Ben Orr’21 is improving his Spanish and learning in an immersive and interactive way in Alicante, Spain.

Guadalupe Orbezo-Perez’20

Caring for Diverse Populations

Guadalupe Orbezo-Perez’20, a senior biochemistry and psychology double major, French minor, and Pakula Biomedical Scholar, aspires to be a clinical psychologist, adding “I am trilingual and we need clinicians who can care for diverse populations.”

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.

Jim Rougvie (Geology) and Susan Furukawa (Japanese)

Totoro Saves the World

What do a geologist and a Japanese literature scholar have in common? Quite a bit, it turns out. 


Fulbright Student Scholars Headed to Iceland, Malaysia

Two recent Beloit graduates are among 1,900 U.S. citizens selected to receive Fulbright Student Awards.