• Post-9/11 policies in Central Asia topic of April 11 lecture

    Friday, April 6, 2012

    The role of the United States, Russia and China in influencing the post-communist transition of Central Asia is the topic of an upcoming public lecture at Beloit College. Titled “Has the Great Game Returned to Central Asia After 9/11?,”the talk takes place Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in room 150 of the Science Center.

  • Annual Girls and Women in Science conference set for April 13-14

    Thursday, April 5, 2012

    Engaging young girls in science is the goal of Girls and Women in Science, a Beloit College program. The 22nd annual conference takes place Friday, April 13 – Saturday, April 14 in the college’s Center for the Sciences building.

  • The Sugar Wife, a Beloit College theatre production, opens April 19th

    Wednesday, April 4, 2012

    Set in 19th-century Dublin, The Sugar Wife is the last play of the Beloit College theatre season. Performances take place from Thursday, April 19 through Saturday, April 21 and from Thursday, April 26 through Saturday, April 28 at 8 p.m. in the Neese Performing Arts Complex’s Kresge Theatre.

  • Author, Actress from HBO’s “The Wire” to visit Beloit

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012

    An author and actress from HBO’s critically acclaimed show “The Wire” is scheduled to make a visit to Beloit College on Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10. Part of the reason Felicia “Snoop” Pearson is coming to Beloit is because a group of faculty is teaching a course this semester titled “Untangling The Wire: The TV Serial as a Transformational Work.”

  • First-ever Latin@ Educational Issues Conference debuts this spring

    Friday, March 30, 2012

    For the first-ever Beloit College Latin@ Educational Issues Conference, Dr. René Antrop-González, associate professor in the department of curriculum and instruction at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will present “What are the Success Factors of Urban High Achieving Latin@ Students?” The event takes place on Friday, April 13 at 6 p.m. in Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall. 

  • Biology professor wins national award for contributions to citizen science

    Thursday, March 29, 2012

    Marion Field Fass, biology professor and co-chair of Beloit’s health and society interdisciplinary program, has won the 2012 William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science. The announcement was made on Wednesday by the Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities.

  • Beloit Fiction Journal to be released on April 11

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012

    After spending the fall semester selecting and editing short-story manuscripts, a Beloit College class is ready to release the latest edition of the Beloit Fiction Journal on Wednesday, April 11.

  • Alumnus Bill Boyd elected to Beloit College Board of Trustees

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012

    An alumnus with over 40 years of experience as an executive leader, entrepreneur and private investor will join the ranks of the college’s board of trustees when it convenes for its spring meeting in April. Bill Boyd’63 was recently elected to the board where he will serve a three-year term expiring in 2015.

  • Community-based theatre: One professor’s play takes on Fairbanks Flats’ oral histories

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012

    Community involvement is vital to creating community-based theatre for Amy Sarno, an associate professor of theatre arts.

  • Internationally renowned artist to discuss her work in April 16 lecture

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012

    For the 2012 Ferrall Artist-in-Residence keynote address, internationally renowned artist Nina Katchadourian will show and discuss her work in a wide variety of media including photography, sculpture, video and sound. The event takes place on Monday, April 16, at 7 p.m., in Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall.

  • The ‘everyday:’ an object of intrigue for one anthropology professor

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012

    Everyday objects and everyday people are interests that spurred Associate Professor of Anthropology Shannon Fie’s latest research on manufacturing pipes and their debris.

  • Culture Lab parlays students’ experiences abroad into curriculum

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012

    International education has always been a major component of a Beloit College education, but the new Francophone Culture Lab offers even more opportunities for students to broaden their worldly experiences.


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