- Friday, December 13, 2013
In response to the new budget deal brokered by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, Political Science Professor Georgia Duerst-Lahti was interviewed this week by WISC-TV, saying it was the most forward-thinking initiative to come out of Washington in years.
- Friday, December 6, 2013
Beloit College’s Wright Museum of Art has received a $4,629 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant will aid the museum in preservation efforts of its vast print and drawing collection that includes work by such artists as Rembrandt and Picasso.
- Friday, December 6, 2013
The acclaimed Haitian writer Marie-Célie Agnant is the topic of a recently published essay by Scott Lyngaas, associate professor of modern languages and literatures and associate dean of the college.
- Tuesday, December 3, 2013
“I think there can be a misconception about philosophy, that it’s not about questions that matter to our lives,” said Associate Professor of Philosophy Matt Tedesco. In a new video, he posits that that sentiment couldn’t be further from the truth, using pop culture as a frame of reference.
- Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Known as the first-ever global health day, World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV.
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Britt Scharringhausen, associate professor of physics and astronomy, and her students are getting to experience Saturn in a completely unique way.
- Friday, November 1, 2013
Beloit College’s annual International Education Week will take place Sunday, Nov. 17 – Saturday, Nov. 23, featuring such events as a poetry reading and International Symposium day.
- Thursday, October 31, 2013
From consulting for NGOs to investigating crime scenes, anthropologists do a lot of work that many people don’t even know about, according to Associate Anthropology Professor Jennifer Esperanza.
- Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Poet Derrick Harriell will visit Beloit College on Thursday, Nov. 7 to read from his new collection, Ropes (Aquarius Press, 2013). The public reading, in addition to a craft talk, will take place at 7 p.m. in the courtyard of the Wright Museum of Art.
- Monday, October 28, 2013
What it’s like to be Muslim and American will be the topic of an upcoming panel discussion featuring a professor and student from Beloit College and a member of the Beloit Muslim Center. Free and open to the public, the panel discussion will take place Monday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium on the Beloit College campus, 700 College St.
- Monday, October 21, 2013
Graduate School: What to Do When, Why your major doesn’t−and does−matter, and Making the Most of Your Summer are just a few of the topics Beloit students will learn about in the upcoming Advising Practicum to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30.
- Thursday, October 17, 2013
Philosophy, psychology and computer science may not seem like they have a lot in common, but one relatively new course has fused them together to create a hands-on, interdisciplinary experience that resulted in an intelligent robot revolution.