Blue Skies and Beyond

Every year,­ amidst the pomp and circumstance of Commencement, Beloit takes a moment to formally recognize one senior student who stands out among his or her peers. But unlike the bulk of certificates and commendations doled out on this day, this award isn’t based on scholastic merit, or community service—or anything remotely academic.
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A rendering of the outside of the Powerhouse (2015).

Revised Powerhouse Plans Unveiled

A large crowd of college and city of Beloit stakeholders gathered in the Science Center atrium last November to see the latest schematic designs for the Powerhouse project.
Beloit Biking team Jersey.

Join the Team, Get a Jersey

This July, Team Beloit will ride bikes across the state of Iowa for the third consecutive year in one of the most celebrated bicycle touring events in the world.
Students march to Madison in March of 1965.

Sympathy March Marks Significant Anniversary

In March of 1965, eight Beloit College students left campus to take part in the historic civil rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. Many of those who stayed behind showed their solidarity by organizing a demonstration of their own.

Faculty Share Insights on Cuba

After months of negotiations mediated by Canada and the Vatican, President Barack Obama announced on Dec. 17 that the United States and Cuba were moving toward normalized relations, which would include lifting travel restrictions, imposing fewer limitations on remittances, allowing U.S. banks access to the Cuban financial system, and establishing the first U.S. embassy in Havana since 1961.
Sea lions playing in the beach waves in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

Rolling in the Waves

Sara Irick’15, of Shawnee, Kan., took this joyful picture in San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, while studying there last spring. She entered her photo, titled “Rolling in the Waves,” in Beloit’s study abroad photography contest.
Sustainability Tree illustration.

Sustainability Plan Released

In January, the college’s Sustainability Steering Committee released a three-year Sustainability Plan for Beloit College, a result of the group’s work over nearly 12 months.

Record Applications

Beloit has received the highest number of applications in college history and even extended its deadline for priority applications by two weeks to respond to stepped-up interest.
Jessica Vogel'15 identifies a painting she created in a workshop with Chinese landscape painter Master Zhang Jin.

Arts and Culture

Last fall, the Wright Museum of Art played host to 15 striking ink-wash paintings by the celebrated Chinese landscape painter Master Zhang Jin.

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