- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
More than a thousand community members from all over the area enjoyed a night of learning and fun last Friday (Nov. 2) evening at the first-ever Family Discovery Night held at the Beloit College Center for the Sciences. Hosted by Beloit College and Kerry Ingredients & Flavours, the event was made possible in part by a $21,000 grant from Kerry.
- Monday, November 5, 2012
The annual Ivan M. and Janice S. Stone Memorial lecture scheduled for Wednesday (Nov 14) has been cancelle
- Thursday, November 1, 2012
Ahead of Tuesday's presidential election, Political Science Professor Georgia Duerst-Lahti discusses which presidential candidate won the debates, how Hurricane Sandy is impacting the elections, and more in the video below.
- Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Associate English Professor Francesca Abbate’s recent book of poetry is a retelling of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde but set in south-central Wisconsin. Troy, Unincorporated was released by The University of Chicago Press’ Phoenix Poets series in 2012.
- Monday, October 15, 2012
Ron Nief and Tom McBride, coauthors of The Mindset Lists of American History: From Typewriters to Text Messages, What Ten Generations of Americans Think is Normal, will share their ideas with diverse audiences around the country in the coming months. From keynote talks at conferences to dinners and book signings, their fall speaking tour will take them from Chicago to Dallas and Washington.
- Friday, October 12, 2012
As part of the fifth annual Miller Upton Forum, 2012 Upton Scholar Timur Kuran will give the June and Edgar Martin Memorial lecture on “Religious Obstacles to Democratization in the Middle East: Past and Present.” The lecture takes place on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. in the atrium of the Center for the Sciences.
Beloit College, Wisconsin Power and Light Company exploring possible reuse of power plant in downtown BeloitFriday, October 12, 2012
BELOIT, Wis.—Beloit College today announced that it is partnering with Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL) to explore the possible reuse of the company’s Blackhawk Generating Station as an activity and recreation center for the college. The Blackhawk facility, which has been retired since 2010, sits on the Rock River in downtown Beloit, just across Highway 51 from the college’s campus.
- Thursday, October 11, 2012
Joshua Hall discusses the findings in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2012 Annual Report. Hall, the college’s Elbert H. Neese, Jr. Professor of Economics at Beloit College, is a co-author of the report.
- Thursday, October 11, 2012
Beloit College and Kerry Ingredients & Flavours are teaming up to host the first-ever Family Discovery Night on Friday, Nov. 2 at the Beloit College Center for the Sciences.
- Monday, October 8, 2012
Experts predict a bloody winter in Syria−perhaps the bloodiest since the revolution began in 2011, and Catherine Bronson said the outcome of the conflict is grim.
- Thursday, October 4, 2012
Following the success of last year’s first Advising Practicums, Beloit College will once again cancel classes and devote a whole day to preparing students for their futures on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
- Thursday, September 20, 2012
Reading at least one newspaper and perusing the polls. Monitoring the news on MSNBC, Fox, and CNN and taking press calls.