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  • Students study possibility of life on Mars

    Tuesday, November 15, 2011

    They may not have just come back from a mock mission to Mars as a six man-crew did earlier this month, but Geology Professor Carl Mendelson’s students are also asking the same question: How feasible is a journey to Mars?

  • Physics professor gets musical, sudsy

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011

    From fluid dynamics to the physics of music, Professor Paul E. Stanley engages in a variety of research.

  • China’s North Korea policy subject of Ivan M. and Janice S. Stone Memorial Lecture

    Thursday, November 3, 2011

    As part of International Week, Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt is scheduled to give this year’s Ivan M. and Janice S. Stone Memorial Lecture. Taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m., her talk will focus on China’s North Korea policy.

  • Human rights activist to speak on “The Arab Spring”

    Thursday, November 3, 2011

    Human rights activist, author and scholar Radwan Ziadeh will be giving a public lecture on “The Arab Spring” on Monday, Nov. 7, at 4 p.m. in Morse-Ingersoll Hall’s Richardson Auditorium.

  • Professor focuses on public health

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011

    Marion Fass, professor and chair of biology and co-chair of health and society, recently collaborated on a new book, Global Health Has No Borders, in the form of an online journal issue.  Found on, it is designed to be a supplement to a typical biology textbook.

  • UPDATE: Economist Joel Mokyr to present Upton Forum keynote Fri. at 7 p.m.

    Wednesday, October 26, 2011

    In a change of plans, Professor Joel Mokyr will now be giving the Miller Upton Forum's keynote address on Friday evening at Beloit College.  Nobel Prize-winner Elinor Ostrom who was originally scheduled to present is unable to due to an illness.  

  • Beloit College students to prepare for future in first-ever Advising Practicum

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    Beloit College wants to prepare students for their futures so much so that it won’t be holding any classes on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

  • 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.


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