June 08, 2022

Uncovering Hidden Campus Spaces and Places

Beloit’s 176-year-old campus is full of hidden spaces and curiosities.
  • Many students, faculty, and alumni have walked past these intricately carved terracotta blocks, sunken into the brick wall of a well-used campus lobby. Do you know what they are, where they are, and why they were preserved? If you do, email us at belmag@beloit.edu. This is just one of the campus mysteries we’ll solve in a fall story.
    Greg Anderson

We’re planning a fall story about some of them, including a rarely seen small chapel-within-a-chapel, a cave that was once used for teaching, and a red dragon mascot set into concrete on a campus sidewalk.

Do you know of an obscure physical space or an oddity on campus? Even if you don’t know the story behind it, send an email to belmag@beloit.edu and we’ll investigate.

Also In This Issue

  • Collections from around the world are displayed and studied in a glass space known as The Cube in the Logan Museum.

    Accreditation sets Logan Museum apart from peers

  • Book cover of “Aesthetics of Repair” by Michael Dango.

    Crisis Style: The Aesthetics of Repair

  • Sasha Debevec-McKenney’12

    Poetry, Politics, and Presidential Graves

  • Barry R. Bauman in the studio at his home where he does pro bono restorations for non-profits and museums Thursday, December 19, 2013.

    In Remembrance: Barry Bauman’69, noted art conservator


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