• Beloiter Fund giving exceeds ambitious goal

    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.

  • Beloiters earn funds for fall semester study abroad stints

    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.

  • It’s “Turtles All the Way Down” at Beloit College’s 2014 Commencement

    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.

  • First-year selected for prestigious Kemper Program

    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.

  • Music professor to publish on gender, sexuality in Irish traditional music

    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.

  • 278 students to graduate in Sunday Commencement

    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.

  • Board of Trustees approves three new members

    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.

  • Kathryn Johnson, Georgia Duerst-Lahti honored with awards

    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.

  • Board of trustees approve tenure, sabbaticals

    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.

  • Beatrice McKenzie, Ellen Joyce awarded for excellent teaching, innovative technology

    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.

  • Beloit announces internships funded by the Think BIG! grant, student participants

    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.

  • “Perception: Where Mind Begins” topic of April 30 Selzer lecture

    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


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