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  • Anthropology professor uses real world problems to prove practicality of field

    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.

  • Poet visits Beloit for Nov. 7 reading

    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.

  • Panel to explore what it means to be Muslim, American

    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.

  • Students will reflect, plan during Oct. 30 Advising Practicum

    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.

  • How to make a robot revolution using philosophy, psychology and computer science

    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.

  • Career development director offers job search advice in article

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013

    Networking and writing an excellent resume and cover letter were among the job search tips Beloit College’s director of career development offered in a new article.

  • Economic Freedom of the World co-author to give annual June and Edgar Martin Memorial Lecture

    Friday, October 11, 2013

    As part of the sixth annual Miller Upton Forum, 2013 Upton Scholar James D. Gwartney will give the June and Edgar Martin Memorial lecture on "Institutions, Economic Freedom, and the Wealth of Nations." Free and open to the public, the lecture takes place on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the atrium of the Center for the Sciences.

  • Beloit College selects Studio Gang Architects to convert power plant to campus center

    Tuesday, October 8, 2013

    The Board of Trustees of Beloit College has selected 2013 National Design Award winner Studio Gang Architects to lead its efforts to convert a century-old power plant into an activity and recreation center.

  • What causes the gap in the infant mortality rate? Professor explains

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    The large and persistent gap in the infant mortality rate between blacks and whites was the topic of a speech Assistant Professor of Health and Society Rongal Nikora gave last week at his alma mater, the University of New Mexico. In his talk, he made the theoretical claim that the gap is due to three stages of embodiment.

  • First theatre production of season, Coward Land, opens Oct. 3

    Monday, September 30, 2013

    The first play of the Beloit College theatre season, Coward Land, was a 2012 semi-finalist at the National Playwrights Conference held at the famed Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Local audiences will get the opportunity to see it performed from Thursday, Oct. 3 through Saturday, Oct. 5 and from Thursday, Oct. 10 through Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. in the Kresge Theatre on the Beloit College campus.

  • Think BIG! grant to fund 15 summer internships

    Friday, September 27, 2013

    Fifteen rising juniors and seniors will compete to participate in paid internships at Beloit organizations during the summer of 2014, thanks to an $80,870 grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. The program, titled Think BIG!, partners Beloit College faculty with local leaders to provide valuable beyond the classroom learning experiences connected to the students’ liberal arts education.

  • Beloit among the best in U.S. News guide out now

    Tuesday, September 24, 2013

    In U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” issue on newsstands now, Beloit College tied for No. 59 in the category of the top 240 liberal arts colleges nationwide.


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