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  • 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.  

  • Beloit receives five-year McNair program grant

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012

    The United States Department of Education has announced that Beloit College will receive a five-year grant for the funding of the Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program. In a tough budget cycle where some 60 of the 208 current McNair programs went unfunded (and no new programs were added), Beloit will be awarded a total of $1.1 million to fund the program, which is now in its 17th year at the college.

  • Josh Hall named Elbert H. Neese, Jr. Professor of Economics

    Monday, September 17, 2012

    At last week's Academic Senate meeting it was announced that Josh Hall will be the new Elbert H. Neese, Jr. Professor of Economics.

  • 50th annual Olde English Classic taking place Sept. 29

    Thursday, September 13, 2012

    One of the most unique cross-country meets in the Midwest for its course design and layout, the Olde English is scheduled to take place Saturday, Sept. 29, at Leeson Park located at Milwaukee Road and Leeson Drive in Beloit. This year marks the 50th running of the Beloit College Olde English Classic.

  • Beloit again one of the “best,” according to U.S. News rankings out today

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012

    Best value and strong commitment to teaching were just a few of the areas in which Beloit College earned recognition in the annual U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of “Best Colleges” released today.


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