• English professor takes on technology in research and teaching

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    The Lives of Machines: The Industrial Imaginary in Victorian Literature and Culture is Associate Professor and Chair of English Tamara Ketabgian’s first book.  Published in March, the book examines mechanical ideas of feeling and community in 19th century Britain.  The book explores how we as humans are - and historically have been - “letting off steam” and feeling “under pressure.”

  • Two new exhibits opening at the Wright Museum

    Monday, October 24, 2011

    The Beloit College campus and the Beloit community are invited to attend the Wright Museum of Art’s autumn exhibit opening reception on Thursday, Oct. 27. Taking place from 4:30 - 6 p.m., the reception marks the opening of two new exhibits: American Japonisme: A New Perspective and Good Wood.

  • A poem a day for one English professor

    Tuesday, October 18, 2011

    Some people make a point to exercise or eat right daily, but Rebecca Hazelton Stafford has set out to write a poem every day throughout the month of October as part of an activity with her friends.   

  • 2012 Summer Fields courses for high schoolers unveiled

    Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    From forensic science to political science and from writing to engineering, Beloit College’s upcoming, second annual Summer Fields program offers four exciting and innovative courses to rising high school juniors and seniors interested in experiencing life at a residential liberal arts campus.

  • Art professor keeps up creativity, from FYI to SUGAR

    Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    The work of Assistant Art Professor Scott Espesethis currently on exhibition in Brooklyn, N.Y.’s SUGAR gallery ( as part of a series of both single and two-person shows. His work currently on display includes drawings in both graphite and ballpoint pen.

  • Shakespeare and Beloit’s Round Barn topics of upcoming Keefer and Keefer Lecture

    Monday, October 10, 2011

    Keefer Professor of Humanities Tom McBride will deliver the annual Keefer and Keefer lecture Wednesday, Oct. 26. This year’s lecture is titled “SINGULAR AND RURAL:  From Shakespeare’s Forest of Arden to Beloit’s Round Barn.”

  • Nobel Prize-winning economist to give Miller Upton lecture

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011

    Beloit College is gearing up to welcome Elinor Ostrom, co-recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics, as this year’s Miller Upton Chair. Speaking on Friday, Oct. 28, Ostrom asks questions that are at the heart of the Upton Forum on the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations, Beloit’s premier residency program in economics.

  • Longtime Chemistry Professor Receives Distinguished Award

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011

    In his 30-plus year career at Beloit, Chemistry Professor George Lisensky has worked with about one student per semester and summer on countless research projects including ones on hydrogen-powered fuel cells, renewable energy, and nanoparticles.

  • Poli sci professor writes about all things Iraq in an upcoming book

    Tuesday, September 27, 2011

    Do you know who Iraq’s political figures are? What about how many international airports it has?

    Readers can find out everything there is to know about the Middle Eastern country when Beth Dougherty’s second edition to A Historical Dictionary of Iraq is expected to hit shelves next year.

  • Upcoming Beloit College theatre season about “real people in real situations”

    Friday, September 23, 2011

    From innocent people sent to death row to generations of a family engaging in a place we all recognize – the dining room, the upcoming Beloit College theatre season is about “real people in real situations,” according to Amy Sarno, associate professor of theatre arts.

  • Thanks, ‘Shark Week!’: Interest in animal behavior at ‘all time high’ says Yasukawa

    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    “All’s Not Fair in Love – it’s War!” “Be Loved, Be Prey, Be Eaten.”

    Those are some of the captivating titles under consideration for an upcoming series on animal behavior that Biology Professor Ken Yasukawa is editing this year.

  • Two alumni among four elected to Beloit College Board of Trustees

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    Two Beloit College alumni, an honorary degree recipient, and a Parents Fund Committee co-chair will join the ranks of the college’s board of trustees when it convenes for its fall meeting in October. Peter Chatilovicz’69, L. Jo Froman’69, Diane Hendricks, and Charles P. McQuaid were recently elected to the board. Each will serve a three-year term expiring in 2014.


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