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  • 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.

  • Beloit College students headed to Caribbean in new field study program

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    A group of Beloit College students will be heading to Jamaica this December as part of the anthropology department’s first-ever field school in the country.

  • International relations professor publishes third book on Latin America

    Monday, September 12, 2011

    Pablo Toral’s recently published, Multinational Enterprises in Latin America since the 1990s, marks the associate professor of international relations’ third book since 2001. Released in June by Palgrave Macmillan, the book explores the impact and contributions of multinational corporations in Latin America and analyzes such questions as whether or not they helped these countries to develop and reduce poverty rates.

  • Beloit College to Commemorate 9/11

    Tuesday, September 6, 2011

    Beloit College is commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with two free events open to the public.

    The first is a panel discussion called “Reflections on 9/11” scheduled for Friday, Sept. 9, at 12:20 p.m. in Moore Lounge of Pearsons Hall.

  • The Last King of Scotland author, Nobel Prize winner among highlights of fall lecture series

    Tuesday, September 6, 2011

    In addition to a full range of musical, theatrical and arts events, Beloit College will be welcoming a number of distinguished lecturers to campus in the fall.

  • Folk ‘n’ Blues returns to rock Beloit this weekend

    Tuesday, September 6, 2011

    Bluegrass. Hip-hop.  Jazz. R&B. Latin. With all the types of music it has to offer, Beloit College’s annual Folk ‘n’ Blues is sure to hit a high note with festival-goers this weekend. 


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