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  • Professor focuses on public health

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011

    Marion Fass, professor and chair of biology and co-chair of health and society, recently collaborated on a new book, Global Health Has No Borders, in the form of an online journal issue.  Found on, it is designed to be a supplement to a typical biology textbook.

  • UPDATE: Economist Joel Mokyr to present Upton Forum keynote Fri. at 7 p.m.

    Wednesday, October 26, 2011

    In a change of plans, Professor Joel Mokyr will now be giving the Miller Upton Forum's keynote address on Friday evening at Beloit College.  Nobel Prize-winner Elinor Ostrom who was originally scheduled to present is unable to due to an illness.  

  • Beloit College students to prepare for future in first-ever Advising Practicum

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    Beloit College wants to prepare students for their futures so much so that it won’t be holding any classes on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

  • English professor takes on technology in research and teaching

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    The Lives of Machines: The Industrial Imaginary in Victorian Literature and Culture is Associate Professor and Chair of English Tamara Ketabgian’s first book.  Published in March, the book examines mechanical ideas of feeling and community in 19th century Britain.  The book explores how we as humans are - and historically have been - “letting off steam” and feeling “under pressure.”

  • Two new exhibits opening at the Wright Museum

    Monday, October 24, 2011

    The Beloit College campus and the Beloit community are invited to attend the Wright Museum of Art’s autumn exhibit opening reception on Thursday, Oct. 27. Taking place from 4:30 - 6 p.m., the reception marks the opening of two new exhibits: American Japonisme: A New Perspective and Good Wood.

  • A poem a day for one English professor

    Tuesday, October 18, 2011

    Some people make a point to exercise or eat right daily, but Rebecca Hazelton Stafford has set out to write a poem every day throughout the month of October as part of an activity with her friends.   

  • 2012 Summer Fields courses for high schoolers unveiled

    Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    From forensic science to political science and from writing to engineering, Beloit College’s upcoming, second annual Summer Fields program offers four exciting and innovative courses to rising high school juniors and seniors interested in experiencing life at a residential liberal arts campus.

  • Art professor keeps up creativity, from FYI to SUGAR

    Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    The work of Assistant Art Professor Scott Espesethis currently on exhibition in Brooklyn, N.Y.’s SUGAR gallery ( as part of a series of both single and two-person shows. His work currently on display includes drawings in both graphite and ballpoint pen.

  • Shakespeare and Beloit’s Round Barn topics of upcoming Keefer and Keefer Lecture

    Monday, October 10, 2011

    Keefer Professor of Humanities Tom McBride will deliver the annual Keefer and Keefer lecture Wednesday, Oct. 26. This year’s lecture is titled “SINGULAR AND RURAL:  From Shakespeare’s Forest of Arden to Beloit’s Round Barn.”

  • Nobel Prize-winning economist to give Miller Upton lecture

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011

    Beloit College is gearing up to welcome Elinor Ostrom, co-recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics, as this year’s Miller Upton Chair. Speaking on Friday, Oct. 28, Ostrom asks questions that are at the heart of the Upton Forum on the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations, Beloit’s premier residency program in economics.

  • Longtime Chemistry Professor Receives Distinguished Award

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011

    In his 30-plus year career at Beloit, Chemistry Professor George Lisensky has worked with about one student per semester and summer on countless research projects including ones on hydrogen-powered fuel cells, renewable energy, and nanoparticles.

  • Poli sci professor writes about all things Iraq in an upcoming book

    Tuesday, September 27, 2011

    Do you know who Iraq’s political figures are? What about how many international airports it has?

    Readers can find out everything there is to know about the Middle Eastern country when Beth Dougherty’s second edition to A Historical Dictionary of Iraq is expected to hit shelves next year.


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