• UPDATE: Stone lecture on Afghanistan cancelled

    Monday, November 5, 2012

    The annual Ivan M. and Janice S. Stone Memorial lecture scheduled for Wednesday (Nov 14) has been cancelle

  • Countdown to Election 2012

    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.

  • English professor brings Chaucer to Wisconsin

    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.

  • Mindset List authors to speak to NASA as part of tour

    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.

  • Duke University professor to give annual June and Edgar Martin Memorial Lecture

    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 Beloit

    Friday, 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.

  • Professor discusses economics freedom in new video

    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.

  • Beloit College, Kerry host upcoming Family Discovery Night

    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.

  • Future of Syria “uncertain and worrisome” says college expert

    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.

  • Beloit to devote upcoming day to advising

    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.

  • Political science professor prepares for upcoming book on presidential election

    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.

  • Economic freedom rises slightly worldwide while United States sinks to historic low

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012

    The United States is ranked 18th out of 144 countries included in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2012 Annual Report, released today by the Fraser Institute in Canada and the Cato Institute in the United States.  


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