Young Chicago Authors (YCA) to host "Louder Than a Bomb" slam poetry workshop for area-teenagers at Beloit College on Oct. 24Wednesday, October 14, 2015
This fall, Beloit College is partnering with the Young Chicago Authors (YCA) project, “Louder than a Bomb” and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center to bring a spoken word poetry workshop to Beloit’s campus and the community. This opportunity for creative expression, passion and collaboration will be free of charge and open to area high school students as well as Beloit College students, faculty and staff. It will feature visiting artists Jamila Woods and Fatimah Asghar, who are coming from the YCA to lead the workshop.
Fourth annual Family Discovery Night will transport children 400 million years into the past and more on Oct. 23Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Beloit College will host its fourth annual Family Discovery Night on Friday, Oct. 23. This event, free and open to the public, allows community members of all ages to learn more about science through hands-on activities at two locations on the Beloit College campus: the Logan Museum of Anthropology and the Center for the Sciences. This year’s program will be one of the most ambitious yet with 13 new, interactive stations for children to visit.
- Tuesday, September 29, 2015
This coming Wednesday night, Conrad Bakker, the Victor E. Ferrall, Jr. Artist in Residence, will deliver a public lecture on his exhibit at the Wright Museum of Art, “Untitled Project: Robert Smithson's Library & Book Club” in the Wright Museum of Art. The “Untitled Project: Robert Smithson’s Library & Book Club” will remain open at the Wright Museum until October 10.
- Friday, September 18, 2015
The good news just kept coming today at a conference on the campus of Beloit College. At the end of a string of 13 presentations by city officials, local business leaders, and more, the college shared its own piece of news—announcing a new $100,000 scholarship program for Wisconsin’s top high school seniors.
- Friday, September 11, 2015
The Wright Museum of Art's latest exhibition, "Conflict and Consequence: Photographing War and Its Aftermath" contains the work of fourteen photographers who's work runs the range from the instantly recognizable to simply breathtaking. Curated by alumnus Todd Tubutis'92, the Associate Director of the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln, Nebraska, the exhibition highlights the work of photojournalist and alumnus, Luke Somers'08, who was killed in Yemen in 2014.
MacArthur Fellow and world-renowned architect Jeanne Gang to keynote City-College Conference in Beloit, WisconsinThursday, September 10, 2015
On September 18, at the very beginning of Beloit College’s Homecoming weekend, leaders from the city of Beloit and Beloit College, as well as the local business and nonprofit community, will hold the inaugural City-College Conference titled “Beloit: Sharing a Name, Sharing a Future.” The event, hosted by college President Scott Bierman and City Manager Lori Luther, will bring together CEOs and community members, educators and college alumni to discuss their work, their partnerships, and prospects for the future. MacArthur Fellow and world-renowned architect Jeanne Gang will deliver the keynote address.
- Wednesday, September 9, 2015
A commitment to innovation and undergraduate teaching once again pushed Beloit College into the upper echelons of the nation’s top colleges in the 2016 U.S. News and World Report rankings of the country’s best undergraduate liberal arts schools. Beloit tied for No. 61 overall out of the 240 top liberal arts schools in the country. In addition to the overall national ranking, Beloit appeared in several categories celebrating Most Innovative Schools, Best Undergraduate Teaching, and Best Colleges for Veterans.
- Wednesday, August 12, 2015
The class of 2019, one of Beloit's largest ever, will arrive this coming Monday, August 17. The 395 students hail from 15 countries and more than 35 states.
$1.4 million grant from U.S. Department of Education will support Beloit College's student success programMonday, August 3, 2015
Beloit College and its Student Excellence and Leadership (SEL) program have been awarded a major grant from the U.S. Department of Education totaling more than $1.4 million over five years.
- Thursday, June 25, 2015
Beth Monteiro has been named Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at Beloit College. The college’s executive director of development operations and gift planning since January 2011, she had been serving as vice president since the departure of her predecessor, Jeff Puckett, in December of last year.
- Friday, May 29, 2015
A vast array of paintings, photographs, videos, and more will be unveiled when the 58th Beloit and Vicinity Exhibition opens on June 13th at the Wright Museum of Art.
- Sunday, May 17, 2015
Despite a forecast that had been threatening thunderstorms for more than a week, Beloit College went ahead with its plans for an outdoor ceremony on Sunday, May 17—and enjoyed a dry, if windy, ceremony punctuated with big news, fond farewells, and brief but powerful remarks, nearly all on a social justice theme.