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  • Chamlee-Wright named Provost at Washington College

    Thursday, March 1, 2012

    Washington College, a liberal arts institution in Chestertown, Md., today announced the hiring of Beloit College professor and associate dean Emily Chamlee-Wright as its new provost and dean.

  • Geology professor to present findings on how climate change has affected springs and streams

    Tuesday, February 28, 2012

    At the end of the week, Associate Professor of Geology Sue Swanson will present her findings on how climate change over the last 10,000 years affected springs and streams in southwestern Wisconsin at the annual meeting of the Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association.

  • New Beloit College summer program open to area undergraduates

    Thursday, February 23, 2012

    Enter the creative spark lab. Write on two wheels. Ponder evil. Explore the world of fair, green and organic.  

  • New advising program at Beloit College catching the attention of national press, students

    Tuesday, February 21, 2012

    Following the success of the first-ever Advising Practicum last fall, Beloit College is gearing up to hold its next Practicum on Wednesday, March 21.

  • Psychology in practice: Professor treats criminal offenders

    Tuesday, February 21, 2012

    Treating domestic violence offenders is a weekly practice for Greg Buchanan, an associate professor of psychology. It is also an experience that he utilizes in the classroom.

  • Rutgers philosophy professor to give 2012 Selzer Keynote Lecture

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012

    “What Rights May Be Defended By Means of War?” This is the subject of the upcoming Selzer Keynote Lecture, an annual event sponsored by the department of philosophy and religious studies.

  • Vitamin C might treat cancer, says biochemistry professor

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012

    Why do humans age? How does the brain work?

    These are what Biochemistry Professor Roc Ordman considers to be the biggest questions in science, and for years he has been trying to answer those questions by researching vitamin C’s role in nutrition and aging.

  • Beloit College board of trustees approves tenure for five faculty members

    Monday, February 13, 2012

    The Beloit College board of trustees approved on Friday the tenure and promotion of five faculty members.

    They are Carla Davis, in the department of sociology; Scott Espeseth, in the department of art and art history; Beatrice McKenzie, in the department of history; Benjamin Newton, in the department of mathematics and computer science; and Britt Scharringhausen, in the department of physics and astronomy.

  • Pretty Theft, a Beloit College theatre production, opens Feb. 23

    Thursday, February 9, 2012

    Issues of self-image, oppressed sexuality and familial separation are explored in Pretty Theft, a play directed by John Kaufmann, an assistant professor of theatre, dance and media studies.  Performances will take place from Thursday, Feb. 23 through Saturday, Feb. 25 and from Thursday, March 1 through Saturday, March 3 at 8 p.m. in the Neese Performing Arts Complex’s Kresge Theatre.

  • Two Beloit seniors accepted into Teach for America

    Tuesday, February 7, 2012

    Two students set to graduate in May already have post-Beloit plans in place. They will be joining Teach for America, a non-profit organization that recruits recent college graduates to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools.

  • Psychology professor publishes paper on primate behavior

    Tuesday, February 7, 2012

    From a young age, Associate Professor of Psychology Kristin Bonnie knew what she wanted to be when she grew up. “Animal behavior has always been my first love,” she says. Specifically, Bonnie has a strong interest in primate cognition and behavior.

  • Resident archivist publishes a novel

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012

    Around Beloit College he’s known as the author of the popular weekly column, Fridays with Fred, but archivist Fred Burwell’86 is also the author of a novel, his first.


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