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Amy Ward’22, center, had an opportunity to do applied research in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters last summer. A group of creative writing students also sharpened their craft in the wilderness.

Into the Wilderness

Students who traversed the Boundary Waters wilderness area in northern Minnesota last summer learned – among other things – how to think about equity in their surroundings, understand a mining controversy, and explore the nature of nature itself.

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Jalen Ponder’24 presents an early morning goal-setting session at Beloit & Beyond.

Student entrepreneur sets a high bar at Beloit & Beyond

Jalen Ponder’24 is a motivational speaker, an experienced entrepreneur, and a business owner at age 19. He shared some tips with fellow students at a Beloit & Beyond presentation, a day set aside to celebrate and raise awareness of student experiences outside the classroom.

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JT Toepfer’23 wears his trusty Dodgers cap to celebrate his mentor, announcer Joe Davis’10.

Pursuing a passion for broadcasting

JT Toepfer’23 is quickly becoming the voice of Beloit. As a sports play-by-play announcer, showrunner, and writer for TV, radio, and print on campus, JT hopes to improve his craft and draw from the successful career of pro baseball broadcaster Joe Davis’10.

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Eva Laun-Smith’21

Eva Laun-Smith lands prestigious Fulbright Student Award

Eva Laun-Smith’21 is one of two Beloit graduates to receive a Fulbright Student Award this year. A history major and decorated track and field and volleyball athlete, Eva graduated with highest honors from Beloit. 

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Moon West’23 enjoying a sunny day on campus.

Focusing on accessible education

Moon West’23 has been most surprised at Beloit by how many different opportunities they have been able to take advantage, while also exploring the liberal arts and learning to become an educator themselves.

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Duffy student Uzma Sayed

Observing Help and Hope During a Pandemic

When field experiences ended suddenly, students continued to learn from the world around them, wherever they were, by observing social reactions to COVID-19.

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Hannah Kang’22 is one of four student artists commissioned to paint murals in common areas of Peet Hall. The project, created and managed by students, strengthens a sense of place and community in this popular residence hall.

The Creative Minds and Murals of a Favorite Campus Home

A student-driven mural initiative is placing student art in a residence hall already known for its sense of place.

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Dulce Saenz ’20 working at Vissum.

Interning Abroad: Working in health care in Spain

Dulce Saenz ’20, a biochemistry and health and society double major, shares her experiences at a Spanish ophthalmological hospital.

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Greg Hopper ’80 giving a talk on Investing Strategy to Investment Club members and econ majors and faculty at Beloit College, Feb 6th. 2020

Being an Investor While in College, Why Not?

Mashfik Siddique ’20 and Saugat Pandey ’21 found a place for students to become investors while still in college.

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   Kerry Randazzo’20

Art in Service of a Greater Cause

Kerry Randazzo’20 combined his love of theatre arts with a major in environmental arts and communications. “I began to think more about my art and how it could best be put to use in service of a greater cause, with more focus on applying my performance art and costume design to get my audiences to engage with environmental issues.”

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