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Beloit shout outs: Week of 10/15

October 14, 2018
By Whitney Helm

Wu selected as Wisconsin Music Teachers Association 2018 commissioned composer 

yvonne wu 

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Music Yvonne Wu, who was selected as the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association 2018 commissioned composer. Her piece Threaded Spaces will be performed by Michael Mizrahi, associate professor at Lawrence University, at the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association Conference later this month. 

Quadir wins top poster at Western Bioarchaeology Interest Group Conference

Mustafa Quadir '20

Congratulations to Mustafa Quadir'20 for winning the poster prize at the Western Bioarchaeology Interest Group Conference earlier this month. His poster "Critical Life-Phases: Impacts of Early-Life Stress at the Greek Colony Himera (Sicily)" was based on research he conducted this past summer as part of a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates Field School. 

2018 Mackey Chair nominated for National Book Award

2018 mackey chair rebecca

2018 Mackey Chair Rebecca Makkai is a finalist for a National Book Award in the fiction category. Makkai read from her book, The Great Believers during her keynote reading last spring. Award winners will be announced in November.