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  • 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.

  • BIFF Launches Summer Outdoor Film Series on New Screen

    Wednesday, June 5, 2013

    Beloit, Wis. -- The Beloit International Film Festival will expand the area’s summer entertainment calendar and brighten the summer night skies with an outdoor film program offering something for every taste starting in June.

  • Beloit College names vice president for finance and planning

    Monday, May 20, 2013

    Laurie Stickelmaier has been named the new vice president for finance and planning and treasurer at Beloit College. She succeeds John Nicholas, who retired this month after 18 years of service.

  • Beloiters bound for Indonesia, Portugal with Fulbright awards

    Friday, May 17, 2013

    Two students who graduated on Sunday (May 12) have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • Rising senior wins anthropology internship

    Friday, May 17, 2013

    Ben Mielke'14 of Maplewood, Minn., has been awarded the 2013 Kirtlandia Society Research Internship in Physical Anthropology. 

  • City Center Seminar scheduled for May 17

    Friday, May 17, 2013

    A City Center Seminar focusing on “Nature in the City Center: The Milwaukee Urban Ecology Center” will take place on Friday, May 17 from noon – 1 p.m. at Vision Beloit, 500 Public Ave.

  • Commencement 2013: a recap

    Monday, May 13, 2013

    The 163rd Commencement ceremony is over and the 305 graduates are ready to embark on their new lives and start fulfilling careers. 

  • Commencement 2013: “It is a great day to be Beloited”

    Sunday, May 12, 2013

    Beloit, Wis. – In a ceremony boasting U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Timothy the Turtle, and plenty of proud moms celebrating Mother’s Day, the 305 members of Beloit College’s class of 2013 received their degrees. The 163rd commencement exercises took place under sunny skies on the lawn between the college’s iconic administration building, Middle College, and a half-dozen ancient Indian mounds.

  • Biology professor uses own classroom for researching teaching methods

    Wednesday, May 8, 2013

    Assistant Biology Professor Amy Briggs studies plant immunity, but she also trains her keen scientist’s eye on a project a little closer to home, using her own classroom as a lab in more ways than one—including researching teaching methods.


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