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  • Advising Practicum referenced in article

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012

    Beloit College recently held its third Advising Practicum, and its successes were mentioned this week in an article on

  • First Parker Exhibition, Looking Ahead, at Wright Museum, Nov. 29 - Jan. 22

    Thursday, November 8, 2012

    This month, Beloit College’s Wright Museum of Art will debut Looking Ahead: Portraits from the Mott-Warsh Collection. This traveling exhibition of collected portraiture created by artists of African descent, is being made possible by the new George S. Parker Exhibition Fund, which will continue to bring noteworthy traveling exhibitions to the Wright Museum of Art on a biennial basis.

  • New play "crackles" according to director

    Thursday, November 8, 2012

    Director John Kaufmann’s new play is a ghost story, a psychological thriller, and even kind of funny.

  • Over a thousand community members enjoy the first-ever Family Discovery Night

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012

    More than a thousand community members from all over the area enjoyed a night of learning and fun last Friday (Nov. 2) evening at the first-ever Family Discovery Night held at the Beloit College Center for the Sciences. Hosted by Beloit College and Kerry Ingredients & Flavours, the event was made possible in part by a $21,000 grant from Kerry.

  • 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.


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