- Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Rent, Beloit College’s first musical in five years, will run from Thursday, Nov. 12 to Saturday, Nov. 21. All performances of Rent will be in the Neese Theatre of the Neese Performing Arts Center. Performances run Thursday, Nov.12 to Sunday, Nov. 15 and again Thursday Nov. 19 to Saturday Nov. 21. The performance on Sunday, Nov. 15 will be a 2 p.m. matinee. All other performances begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $6-12. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, contact the Beloit College theatre department box office at 608-363-2755.
Yasheng Huang to keynote weeklong Miller Upton Forum on “Entrepreneurship and the Chinese Economy” Nov. 3-6Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Yasheng Huang, the International Program Professor in Chinese Economy and Business, Professor of Global Economics and Management, and Associate Dean for International Programs and Action Learning at the MIT Sloan School of Management, will keynote the eighth annual Miller Upton Forum on “Entrepreneurship and the Chinese Economy” Nov. 3-6.
- Monday, October 26, 2015
- Thursday, October 15, 2015
At the end of October, Justice Overcoming Borders, Beloit’s chapter of the NAACP, and Beloit College’s Spiritual Life Program, will host a replica of a solitary confinement cell inside the college’s Science Center Atrium. The cell will be open to the public from Oct. 27 to Oct. 30.
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.