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Mackey Chair Anne Elizabeth Moore delivers keynote address

Braving the stage with a cold in toe, Anne Elizabeth Moore read an essay around Paul Ehrlich, a German medical scientist, who, despite his many positive accomplishments, she deemed him “bad guy” in the story of medical research on immune diseases. It was Ehrlich who

Beloit faculty receive FaCE grant

Beloit Professors Joe Bookman, Nahir Otaño Gracia, Obioma Ohia and Joseph Derosier were recently awarded a FaCE grant for $37,598 for their Building ACM-wide partnerships project for developing virtual-/augmented-reality tools for pedagogy. Grants offer support for a variety of different projects designed and led by

Department of Economics hosts 33rd annual “Econ Day”

On Friday, Feb. 15, Beloit College’s Department of Economics took its trip to Chicago for the 33rd annual “Econ Day” event. Roughly 40 economics majors, along with economics professors and faculty, departed via bus at 7:00 a.m. for a day of networking with Beloit alumni.

Powerhouse construction still on track, interim director says

Beloit College’s eight-year Powerhouse project is reportedly entering its eleventh hour.  Powerhouse Director and Interim SEAL Director Steve Robinson and the rest of the committee have repeatedly expressed that the building will be, to an extent, operational by before fall break of the 2019-20 school

Beloit and the Midwest after the Polar Vortex

This article was originally printed in the Feb. 11, 2019 issue of The Round Table.  After two days of no school for Beloit College, a treat that hasn’t happened in the last 25 years, extreme freezing temperatures left the Midwest with sheets of black ice

Police respond to report of shots fired near Hendricks Center

This article was originally printed in the Feb. 11, 2019 issue of The Round Table.  During the early hours of Saturday, Feb. 2, Beloit police responded to a report of shots fired near the Hendricks Center, a piece of downtown property owned by Beloit College.

Future of OADI uncertain as Dionne departs

This article was originally printed in the Feb. 11, 2019 issue of The Round Table.  As Beloit College continues to navigate its $7 million deficit, students will begin to see various members of the college’s staff and faculty depart. One particular departure, however, left many

Beloit College Board of Trustees convenes for winter meeting

This article was originally printed in the Feb. 11, 2019 issue of The Round Table.  From Thursday, Feb. 7 through Saturday, Feb. 9, the Beloit College Board of Trustees gathered in Beloit for their annual winter meeting. The meeting was the second of three yearly