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Details, registration info for Chicago Field Day 2014

January 28, 2014

On Friday, Feb. 21, Beloit students across disciplines will have the opportunity to learn from--and network with--Beloit alumni working in their respective fields of expertise during Chicago Field Day 2014.

Chicago Field Day offers a chance for Beloiters to explore ways to further their professional and academic goals. The shape of these goals may take many forms including, but not limited to the study of and work in:

  • Scientific research
  • Public policy
  • Public health
  • Information technology
  • Medicine
  • Community development
  • Education

There are many alumni living in the Chicago area who have established competence and careers in these areas and are eager to share their their experiences. The Chicago Field Day provides a one-day field trip for a limited number of students to meet with alumni working in a variety of contexts— including academic, entrepreneurial,    corporate, non-profit, government and more.

This year’s day-long excursion will include visits to:

Argonne National Laboratory,  with a behind-the-scenes tour and talk with John Freeland’90,  a physicist in the X-ray science division, Lisa Gades’95, detector and optics specialist in the X-ray science division, and Timothy Martin’74, senior scientific associate in the environmental science division.

A tour of Rush University Medical Center, with presentations from Kimberly White Stein’96, a senior principal scientist at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute.

The afternoon panel features:

  • Kelsey Kettlehut’13, specialist in stability studies, SGS
  • Kristin Monnard’09, program assistant, Center for Community Capacity Development , Illinois Public Health Institute
  • David Nadeau’12, web developer, eTecc Communications
  • Josh Prudowsky’10, youth council program director, Mikva Challenge

The registration deadline for this event is Monday, Feb. 10; to register and see a complete schedule/timeline of the day’s events, download the PDF at right and either bring it to the Liberal Arts in Practice Center or send it to the LAPC via campus mail, box #149. A $10 nonrefundable deposit is required to hold your reservation.

For more information contact the Liberal Arts in Practice Center at or ext. 2675.

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