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Mustafa Quadir’20 at work in the lab, with his professor and peer.

On the Job, Applying Skills Developed at Beloit College

Mustafa Quadir’20, an associate scientist at the pharmaceutical company PPD, relies daily on skills developed at Beloit College to collaborate with colleagues.

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Professor Jack Street taught at Beloit from 1961 to 2015.

Revered Professor Emeritus Jack Street dies

The professor emeritus of Modern Languages and Literatures taught French and Italian at Beloit for 54 years and developed an extensive following of alumni admirers.

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Governor Tony Evers greets students during an event honoring the energy efficiency of the Powerhouse.

Powerhouse celebrated for energy efficiency

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers honored Beloit College’s Powerhouse with the Focus on Energy 2021 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award on Wednesday, September 8. Governor Evers commended the new student hub for its innovative approach to conserving energy and reducing the Beloit community’s carbon footprint.

“I’m always impressed with how important the college is to the city of Beloit and how important the city of Beloit is to the college,” says Governor Evers. “This facility serves as a great example of what can be accomplished when people come together and create something that is both sustainable and special.”

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Addison Merchut’09

Inspired by peers’ belief in themselves to explore, focus, and achieve

Hatch Product Development founder (Gordon) Addison Merchut’09 threw himself into his physics studies and undergraduate life while at Beloit College, where he also began to explore engineering. Subsequent engineering studies and diverse work experiences, along with an entrepreneurial spirit nurtured at Beloit, led to his current role.

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Maura Hanley’22 interned at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center in summer 2021.

Learning to Implement Change in a Federal Government Setting

An internship in summer 2021 with the Milwaukee VA Medical Center has given Maura Hanley’22 a better feel for a potential career in environmental management.

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Quito residents participate in a workshop on growing vegetables. Maria Elvira Lopez’21 assisted in this project.

Moving from Project Idea to Project Implementation, at Beloit and Beyond

In fall 2020, Maria Elvira Lopez’21 designed a project to increase community resilience in a Quito neighborhood in an environmental studies capstone course. Support from the World Wildlife Fund made project implementation possible.

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Chamnan Suon’22 promoting her internship site with a BlueVine t-shirt.

Being All In While Preparing for the Future

Being open to new experiences and people helped quantitative economics major Chamnan Suon’22 discover an interest in data analytics. She now hopes to pursue data analytics as a career.

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Teddy Williams’18

Opening Doors to College Access

Teddy Williams’18 benefitted from mentors and programs that made college accessible for students of color. Now, he opens doors for future generations through his work with the Schuler Scholar Program.

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Phidor Kong’23 seated on the Beloit College sign.

Honing Writing and Analytical Skills to Develop Policy

Passionate about policy making and advocacy, Phidor Kong ’23 is taking every opportunity while at Beloit College to hone her communication and analytical skills by taking challenging courses, by serving as a research assistant, and creating policy alternatives as an intern for a Cambodian think tank.

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