Student Work


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Meshach Roberts ’19, holding a small weight in one of the physical therapy rooms at Athletico in Belvidere, IL at the start of his summer OPT training.

Spanish and Physical Therapy

A study abroad experience in Ecuador is now helping Meshach Roberts’19 in his work with Athletico.

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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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Daigeng Tian in the DMZ zone between North and South Korea.

Broading Interests

Beloit helped Daigeng Tian find unexpected interests.

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Britta Johnson posing with a statue of a young girl.

Breaking Down Barriers

Britta Johnson completed an internship at Her Justice, an organization that “stands with women living in poverty in New York City by recruiting and mentoring volunteer lawyers to provide free legal help to address individual and systemic legal barriers,” Alumna Simone Harstead ’16 works as a legal assistant and training coordinator at Her Justice.

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Nathan Marklin volunteered at a migrant camp in southern Mexico.

Volunteering with a migrant camp

For a month in 2018, Nathan Marklin (philosophy and history major and Spanish minor) volunteered with LA72, a migrant camp in southern Mexico. Made possible by a Weissberg Human Rights Grant, the experience included teaching English to a group of fourteen and working in an infirmary, registration, and communications office.

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Rita Chang’18 and Melissa Pelkey’19 volunteered at the Stateline Literacy Council helping adults prepare to take their citizenship exam.

Preparing for Citizenship Exams

As part of their Spanish class on human rights, Rita Chang’18 and Melissa Pelkey’19 volunteered at the Stateline Literacy Council helping adults prepare to take their citizenship exam.

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Nathan Marklin’21 running at the 2018 Homecoming parade.

Off Campus Opportunities and Athletics

Nathan Marklin’21 never expected all the experiences he’s having at Beloit. Most of all, he was surprised by the ways he applied his Spanish coursework outside the classroom.

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