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  • 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. 

  • Beloit College joins local high school in making science fun

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011

    Conducting research on the physiological effects of high heels versus flats is one of the ways Kathryn Johnson has engaged her own students, but this summer she worked on ways to make science more of an involved learning process for future college students as well.

  • Beloit students ready for new year

    Tuesday, August 16, 2011

    Nearly 1,250 students will hit the Beloit College campus for the first day of classes on Tuesday, Aug. 30. They won’t just be cramming for tests and going to classes for the next eight months though. They will also be reading to kids, building houses, boosting the business of local vendors, attending guest lectures by Nobel prize winners and much more.

  • Westerberg named Director of Liberal Arts in Practice Center

    Tuesday, August 9, 2011

    President Scott Bierman has announced that Charles Westerberg will be the first Director of the Liberal Arts in Practice Center at Beloit College. The current associate dean and associate professor of sociology was recommended for the role by Provost Ann Davies.

  • Beloit named a “Best” college –particularly for vegetarians– by Princeton Review

    Friday, August 5, 2011

    Beloit College’s “Birkenstock-wearing, tree-hugging, clove-smoking vegetarians” have caught some national attention this week. In fact, the college ranked fourth in that highly descriptive category, according to The Princeton Review.

  • Randall Named Beloit College Head Women's Basketball Coach

    Thursday, April 14, 2011

    Jennifer Randall has been named the 12th Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Beloit College.  The announcement was made by Director of Athletics and Recreation Peggy Carl today.