- Friday, June 27, 2014
Beloiters from around the world have helped the college meet its ambitious 2013-14 annual fund goal. According to the development office, gifts to the Beloiter Fund exceeded $3.3 million this year. That's approximately $300,000 more than last year's goal and constitutes a 45 percent increase from five years ago.
- Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Three Beloiters have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to help support study abroad during the fall 2014 semester.
- Sunday, May 18, 2014
Beloit, Wis. – “Turtles all the way down” has long been a theme on campus, where turtles are commemorated on ancient Indian mounds and are known as the college’s unofficial mascot. Today, at Beloit College’s 164th Commencement ceremony where 278 graduates received their diplomas, that phrase came to life with a special, surprise guest appearance from up-and-coming country singer Sturgill Simpson.
- Friday, May 16, 2014
Emalie Thern’17 has been selected from a group of finalists for the incoming class of the prestigious Kemper Scholars Program. The program has been sponsored by the James S. Kemper Foundation of Chicago, Ill., since 1948.
- Thursday, May 15, 2014
Gender and sexuality in Irish traditional music will be the topic of a forthcoming book by Tes Slominski, a postdoctoral faculty fellow in the music department. Slated to be released in 2017, the book will be targeted to an academic audience of those specializing in gender and sexuality studies, music studies and Irish studies.
- Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Beloit, Wis.—On Sunday (May 18), 278 graduates are expected to collect their diplomas when Beloit College hosts its 164th Commencement exercises at 11 a.m. The Commencement address will be delivered by award-winning poet Kevin Young, Beloit’s 2012-2013 Lois and Willard Mackey Chair in Creative Writing.
- Monday, May 5, 2014
The Beloit College Board of Trustees approved three new members at its spring meeting in late April. The trustees, who will each serve a three-year term expiring in 2017, are Michael D. Doyle, Greg L. Hopper’80 and Donald P. Kent’78.
- Thursday, May 1, 2014
Two Beloit College faculty members have received recognition from national and state of Wisconsin organizations. Assistant Professor of Biology Kathryn Johnson and Professor of Political Science Georgia Duerst-Lahti recently won the prestigious awards in their respective fields.
- Thursday, May 1, 2014
The Beloit College board of trustees approved at its meeting in late April the tenure and promotion of two faculty members along with two sabbaticals.
- Monday, April 28, 2014
Associate Professors of History Beatrice McKenzie and Ellen Joyce were singled out at Friday’s (April 25) annual faculty and staff recognition event at Beloit College. McKenzie was awarded the James R. Underkofler Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, and Joyce received the Phee Boon Kang’73 Prize for Innovation in Teaching with Technology.
- Friday, April 25, 2014
Beloit College received an $80,870 Think BIG! grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation last fall to fund paid internships for 15 students this summer. After a competitive application process, the student participants have been selected along with their respective internship sites and positions.
- Thursday, April 24, 2014
University of California, Los Angeles Philosophy Professor Tyler Burge, this year’s Selzer Visiting Philosopher, will speak on “Perception: Where Mind Begins” on Wednesday, April 30. Taking place at 7:30 p.m. in Moore Lounge of Pearsons Hall, the lecture is free and open to the public. Those who cannot make it in person may watch it in real time at www.beloit.edu/live.