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- Tuesday, March 3, 2015
A new report released today by Beloit College shows that members of the Wisconsin college’s class of 2014 are already predominantly employed, enrolled in graduate programs, or doing full-time service work around the country and the world. According to the study completed by the college’s Liberal Arts in Practice Center, 94 percent of survey respondents were either engaged in full-time work, service or graduate programs within 6 months of their May 2014 graduation.
- Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Beloit College board of trustees approved the tenure and promotion of two faculty members during its spring meeting on Friday, Feb. 6. Kathryn Johnson and Diep Phan are both active scholars, celebrated teachers and advisers, as well as professors who have been highly involved on campus and in the Beloit community.
- Monday, February 2, 2015
Artist, educator and activist Favianna Rodriguez will be the speaker at Beloit College’s 165th commencement ceremony later this spring. In a letter to their classmates yesterday, Beloit’s senior class officers announced that Rodriguez had accepted their invitation to deliver the keynote address on Sunday, May 17, 2015 on the campus of Wisconsin’s oldest college.
Deep-sea Explorer and Conservationist to Receive 2015 Roy Chapman Andrews Society’s Distinguished Explorer AwardThursday, January 29, 2015
Edith Widder, a deep-sea explorer and conservationist, has been selected to receive the 2015 Roy Chapman Andrews Society’s Distinguished Explorer Award. A bioluminescence specialist, Widder is a world leader in helping to design and invent new submersible instrumentation and equipment for deep-sea observations. In 2012, her innovations led to the first recordings of the giant squid, Architeuthis, in its natural habitat. This discovery will be the highlight of her award presentation titled “The Kraken Revealed: The Story Behind Finding the Giant Squid,” scheduled for Friday, March 20 at 4:30 p.m. in Eaton Chapel on the Beloit College campus.