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  • Beloit College to commemorate 150th Civil War anniversary with lecture series

    Thursday, August 22, 2013

    To honor the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War, Beloit College will feature three speakers from the Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lectureship Program during the month of September. Each lecture takes place at 7 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall. They are free and open to the public.

  • Tom McBride and Ron Nief issue their latest Mindset List

    Tuesday, August 20, 2013

    Beloit, Wis. – When the Class of 2017 arrives on campus this fall, these digital natives will already be well-connected to each other. They are more likely to have borrowed money for college than their Boomer parents were, and while their parents foresee four years of school, the students are pretty sure it will be longer than that.  Members of this year’s first year class, most of them born in 1995, will search for the academic majors reported to lead to good-paying jobs, and most of them will take a few courses taught at a distant university by a professor they will never meet.

  • How stereotypes affect us will be topic of upcoming lecture

    Friday, August 16, 2013

    Renowned social psychologist Claude Steele will visit Beloit College to give a lecture on Monday, Sept. 9. Free and open to the public, the lecture titled “Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do” takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Eaton Chapel.

  • Beloit College to welcome class of 2017

    Friday, August 16, 2013

    Beloit College will welcome on Monday (Aug. 19) 341 first-year students from 35 states and 13 countries. Out of the 341 students, 25 are new degree-seeking transfer students and 15 are new exchange students. All the first-years, along with sophomores, juniors and seniors, will begin classes on Monday, Aug. 26.

  • Photography exhibit on the “rag-pickers” of Mumbai’s trash dump

    Friday, August 16, 2013

    The Wright Museum of Art at Beloit College will open an exhibit based off of the book Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo on Thursday, Sept. 5. The photographs in the exhibit are the work of Associated Press photographer Amiran White,documenting her time in Mumbai, India and her multiple visits to the Mumbai Municipal Trash Dump. 

  • 51st annual Olde English Classic taking place Sept. 21

    Tuesday, August 13, 2013

    Described as “a daring, historic, stream-crossed, hay bale-studded course of endurance,” the 51st annual Olde English Classic 5K is set for Saturday, Sept. 21. Per tradition, the race will be held at Leeson Park, located at Milwaukee Road and Leeson Drive in Beloit.

  • Princeton Review recognizes Beloit for its accessible professors

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013

    Beloit College earned the No. 20 spot on The Princeton Review’s list of colleges with the most accessible professors. The nationally known education services company’s latest rankings were released Monday (Aug. 5).

  • Center for Language Studies immerses students in critical languages

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013

    Offering Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Russian, the Center for Language Studies at Beloit College is recognized as one of the nation’s finest summer intensive language programs.

  • Beloit College wins two international dance awards

    Friday, July 19, 2013

    The Beloit College dance department won two esteemed awards at an international dance festival earlier this month.

  • Free four-day zine workshop for teens taking place July 16-19

    Monday, July 8, 2013

    A Beloit College student will be leading a zine summer camp for teenagers from Tuesday - Friday, July 16 – 19. The free event takes place each day from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Morse Library on the Beloit College campus, 700 College St.

  • Beloit College students named finalists in national advertising competition

    Thursday, June 27, 2013

    WASHINGTON— Two Beloit College students participated in the 2013 Media Plan Case Competition finals earlier this month in Washington, D.C. The Beloit students were among 12 finalists chosen to compete by the Washington Media Scholars Foundation out of an initial field of 236 undergraduates from across the country.

  • College official encouraged by Supreme Court decision

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    After reviewing the Fisher vs. University of Texas affirmative action case involving a rejected white applicant who sued, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled 7-1 to send it back to a lower court for a more detailed assessment of the university’s admissions policy.


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