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  • 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.

  • Mindset List authors to release new book

    Monday, June 24, 2013

    Do you remember Beulah the Buzzer, or the police drama that had a theme song that everybody knew as “Dum-De-Dum-Dum”? How about the losing arguments of Hamilton Burger or the cluttered closet of Fibber McGee?

    Local authors Ron Nief and Tom McBride will explore these and the startling differences in the mindsets of today’s young people vs. older generations in their new book. The pair has signed a contract with Sourcebooks, one of the leading and largest independent publishers in North America, to produce the book, as yet untitled, for publication next summer.

  • Beloit College Heritage Society renamed to the James E. Duffy’49 Society

    Monday, June 17, 2013

    A new name for the Beloit College Heritage Society, which recognizes alumni and friends who have included Beloit College in their estate plans, was announced at the Heritage Society Luncheon on June 14 during Reunion weekend.

  • Beloit & Vicinity runs June 15 – July 21

    Thursday, June 6, 2013

    Paintings, sculptures, drawings and artwork in other mediums will be on display when the 56th Annual Beloit & Vicinity Exhibition opens on Saturday, June 15 at the Wright Museum of Art.

  • Beloit College receives College Ready grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation

    Thursday, June 6, 2013

    The Beloit College Pre-College Programs recently received a College Ready grant in the amount of $34,000 from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation to run the new ACT Ready Program. This grant will benefit 40 high school juniors from such local institutions as Beloit Memorial, Beloit Turner and South Beloit by helping to prepare them for academic success when they arrive at college.


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