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Friday, March 24
 

10:30am

Conversation with EDYS Alumni
Meet alumni and catch up find out more about different ways Beloit Alumni are using their EDYS majors upon graduation.


Friday March 24, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am
Presidents Lounge- Chapin

10:30am

Psychology Practicum: Is It the Right Course for Me?
This session is for all rising senior (current junior) Psychology majors who may be interested in enrolling in PSYC 325 (Psychology Practicum) next year. Although not required, we strongly encourage you to attend in order to learn more about the requirements, expectations, and logistics of this service learning course.


Friday March 24, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am
SC 245 (Psychology Classroom)

10:30am

10:30am

Writing a manuscript for The Beloit Biologist
what it means and how to request enrollment

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Friday March 24, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am
SC 301

10:30am

Disability Beyond Beloit
Alumni panel featuring Mike Williamson’99, President of the LEAD 300 Education Union; Nathan Rowlett’04, Founder of Illuminating Technology; and Nadir Carlson’16, Americorps Volunteer at City Year in Seattle, WA. Come learn about the experiences of alumni with disabilities as they discuss how to navigate the working world and professional issues surrounding disability in the workplace.


Friday March 24, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am
Science Center Room 350

10:30am

Musicking Abroad
Conversation with faculty and students about exploring music, dance, and theatrical possibilities while studying abroad.


Friday March 24, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am
Eaton Chapel Stage

10:30am

Practicing Diversity and Inclusion Beyond Beloit
Join alumni Angela Russell’99 and Jacqui Scott-Papke’01 for a presentation about working in the field of diversity & inclusion at CUNA Mutual’s Madison Headquarters. All students welcome!

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Friday March 24, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am
Science Center 101

10:30am

Mindfulness and Anti-Oppression
Research has strongly linked the practice of mindfulness to improved health and well-being, across all social identities. However, the mainstream mindfulness movement is often critiqued for privileging white middle class people and excluding people of color and/or low socioeconomic status. Campus guest Lama Rod Owens will explore this critique and offer a set of mindfulness tools centered on well-being, healing and anti-oppression.

A Black, queer, male Buddhist teacher in the Tibetan Kagyu lineage, Lama Rod teaches to include people of any religious identity, and those of no religious identity. Go to lamarod.com/about for more info.


Friday March 24, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am
Spirituality Room

11:30am

Language and Professional Educators
Curious about what it might be like to be a professional educator with a background in languages? Join us for tamales from Coco's Tamales and learn how local professional educators and Beloit alumni have put their Beloit liberal arts education into practice.


Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
WAC North Lounge

11:30am

Living at the Crossroads: Citizenship on Campus and Beyond
Join Professors Natalie Gummer, Sonya Maria Johnson, and Debra Majeed and RLST majors and minors for good pizza and conversation about how to translate religious studies content into strategies for ethical living while on campus and in your post-Beloit career. Regina Dunkin, media coordinator with Beloit Health Systems, will share a variety of opportunities for students to work with children, seniors, and families. Lily Zeich ’15 will discuss her work as a ministry assistant at Lutherdale Bible Camp as she prepares for graduate study in the fall at Lutheran Theological Seminary in Chicago. A sneak peek at 2017-18 RLST offerings will also be available. Everyone welcome!


Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
MI 108

11:30am

11:30am

11:30am

Art History Lunch
Sandwiches, chips and fresh, warm baked cookies -- and everything you wanted to know about Art History's major, minor, study abroad opportunities, and upcoming opportunities to shape the future of Art History at Beloit! Conversation and peer-mentoring with current majors and faculty, ideas about post-Beloit career trajectories, etc.


Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
Wright Museum of Art, Room 202

11:30am

11:30am

Classics Lunch
Italian food (pizza, pasta) and desserts (cannoli) with a side order of everything you wanted to know about the Classics Department's two majors, one minor, study abroad opportunities, Department-sponsored funding for majors studying abroad, conversation with current majors and faculty, ideas about post-Beloit career trajectories, etc.


Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
WAC South Lounge

11:30am

Come have lunch with Alum Matt Porter
Come have lunch with Alum Matt Porter while he talks about his professional acting work as a film double on television. He has worked on shows such as APB, Empire, and Patriot. He has also worked in in technical theatre and event production. He will share his experiences in the field and offer sage advice for students who want to break into the theater, television and film scene.


Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
Bunge Theater in the Neese Building

11:30am

11:30am

11:30am

11:30am

11:30am

11:30am

Nothing says engineering quite like pizza.
Join your peers for lunch and a chance to check up on 3+2 requirements and scheduling and opportunities, as well as being able to listen to a few anecdotes about those who have gone on before. All 3+2 engineering students and physics majors are welcome!


Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
Science Center Room 131

11:30am

11:30am

Pizza and Peer Advising in Geology and Environmental Studies
Come learn about Geology and Environmental Studies courses that will be offered in Fall 2017. Senior geology and environmental studies majors will give advice, and pizza will be eaten by all!


Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
SC 444

11:30am

Soup Lunch and Conversation with Faculty
Join faculty and friends for food, conversation, and ad hoc advising. Faculty will describe next semester’s courses and students will describe their off-campus study experiences.


Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
Fireplace Lounge

11:30am

Enjoy tamales with the English Department!
We'll also be hosting a concurrent panel about putting the liberal arts into practice after Beloit with visiting alums. A reminder: this is also a great time to talk with your advisors!

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Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
Wright Museum Courtyard

11:30am

Inside the Sociologists' Studio: Academic and Career Pathways of 10 Sociology Alums.
Please join us for a panel discussion with 10 sociology alums about their lives and career pathways while at Beloit and after graduation. There will be 5 varieties of pizzas, delicious cookies, and other treats. Stay after the discussion to meet and network with alums.


Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
Pearson Hall: Mathers A/B

11:30am

Chemistry Lunch with alum Orion Pearce ('14)
Lunch with alum Orion Pearce (’14) and peer advising for Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry. Some assembly required for lunch at noon.


Friday March 24, 2017 11:30am - 12:50pm
SC 414

1:00pm

1:00pm

Biometrics enrollment requests: required
requests are required for, but do not guarantee, enrollment in Biometrics

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Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
SC 340

1:00pm

1:00pm

Curious about a career in libraries or archives?
Join the conversation with alumni about the different types of work possible and what it takes to get there. The session will be an engaging student-centered opportunity to connect current Beloit students and Beloit alumni who are currently working in the field of librarianship and/or archives. Alumni include: Laura Damon-Moore’08, Christina Czuhajewski’09, Cameron Cook’11, and Andrew Epps’15.

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Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Morse Library, North Lounge

1:00pm

Graduate School Options for Psychology Majors
Faculty and recent graduates will present information and offer advice about how to prepare for and apply to master's and Ph.D. programs in Psychology and related fields.

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Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
SC 245 (Psychology Classroom)

1:00pm

1:00pm

1:00pm

Alumni panel: study abroad and your career.
According to a large-scale survey of employers, skills developed through study abroad are highly attractive in job candidates. These include adaptability, flexibility, ability to negotiate difference and tolerate ambiguity, independence, critical thinking, self-knowledge and self-confidence. Learn from alumni about the role study abroad has played in their career development.


Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Weeks Lounge, Pearsons Hall

1:00pm

Geology and Environmental Studies Alumni Panel
Evan Mascitti ’12 and Liz Ceperley ’12 will discuss their experiences as Environmental Geology majors and how their time at Beloit College influenced their career paths. Evan holds a masters degree is soil science and manages the playing field for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Liz holds a masters degree in glacial geology and is now pursuing a PhD, also in glacial geology, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
SC 444

1:00pm

Navigating Beloit and Beyond as a Low Income Student
Join a panel of Beloit alums and current students as they describe tips and strategies for successfully navigating Beloit and beyond for low income students. Panelists will share challenges and opportunities they faced and how they made the most of them.


Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
SC201

1:00pm

1:00pm

Year of Service Panel Discussion
Each year, around 10% of Beloit College graduates participate in year of service programs, to gain experience in a field and contribute to a cause near and dear to their hearts. If you’re anticipating applying for a year of service program, or want to learn more about real experiences with post-Beloit service, come and learn from three panelists who have served in education, health, and more! Includes panelists: Ally Snell ’03, (Peace Corps and AmeriCorps), Jessica Rardin ’13 (City Year and College Possible), Robin Kanemoto ’16 (AmeriCorps), and Josh Moore (AmeriCorps).


Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
SC 301

1:00pm

Alumna Liz Freeman
Alumna Liz Freeman, who is finishing her graduate work in Movement Therapy by interning at NiCoE, part of the Walter Reed Medical Center, as a Movement Therapist alongside other Creative Arts and Music therapists doing group and individual therapy with active special ops soldiers (Navy Seals and Army Rangers) who are recovering from traumatic brain injuries, will talk about her post-Beloit trajectory (especially highlighting the decision to go back to school, preparing herself for that and her internship experiences in grad school as well as the post grad school job transition) and then engage in some Q & A. Before NiCoE she was working at ChOICE Academy with adolescents with a trauma history for three years. First as a behavior interventionist and then as a clinician/cas


Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Science Center Room 117

1:00pm

An introduction to the Economics Majors
An introduction to the Economics Majors with a Roadmap through Beloit and Beyond

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Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
SC 249

1:00pm

Information Session for 2017 Student Teachers.
2017 Student teachers come and get information about student teaching placements, testing and student teaching procedures


Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Presidents Lounge- Chapin

1:00pm

Want to travel after you graduate? Here's how to get it paid for!
Join us for a brief presentation and Q&A about post-graduate fellowships that Beloit can help you apply for, with a primary emphasis on the Fulbright Award. The U.S. government wants to fund travel for graduating students to teach/study/research in countries all over the world, and this session is the first step in planning to apply for (and win!) one of these awards. Since students typically apply in October of their senior year, this information will be of utmost relevance to Juniors, but students at all levels are encouraged to attend, as well as any faculty who would like to know more about the program and the on-campus process. It is never too early to begin plan


Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
WAC 206

1:00pm

Drop-in Meetings (Chem & Bio Chem)
Drop-in Meetings with advisors to update LAP and academic planning. Attendance for a portion of this time is required for course registration by chemistry and biochemistry majors. Organic Chemistry I enrollment requests are required for, but do not guarantee, enrollment in the course.


Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
SC 414

1:00pm

Mindfulness and Anti-Oppression
Research has strongly linked the practice of mindfulness to improved health and well-being, across all social identities. However, the mainstream mindfulness movement is often critiqued for privileging white middle class people and excluding people of color and/or low socioeconomic status. Campus guest Lama Rod Owens will explore this critique and offer a set of mindfulness tools centered on well-being, healing and anti-oppression.

A Black, queer, male Buddhist teacher in the Tibetan Kagyu lineage, Lama Rod teaches to include people of any religious identity, and those of no religious identity. Go to lamarod.com/about for more info.


Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Spirituality Room

1:00pm

Optimize Your Language Skills on your Resumé
Bring your resumé to this workshop and have the Modern Languages and Literatures' faculty work with you to best represent and highlight your language skills on this professional document. We will demonstrate how to accurately portray what you have learned throughout your language studies and talk about why your language skills matter. We can show you how to best express why being bilingual (or more) makes you a better candidate for a job or internship. In order to guarantee your spot in this workshop go to https://modernlanguagesbeloit.youcanbook.me and schedule a time. If you don't get around to signing up, please drop in!


Friday March 24, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
WAC North Lounge

2:00pm

2:00pm

Are you considering a Computer Science major or minor?
This session will discuss courses to take, how to plan your course of study, options for study abroad & internships, and general questions about computer science.

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Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
SC 116

2:00pm

Current and newly admitted GSEF fellows,
Current and newly admitted GSEF fellows, drop by the OADI to meet each other and learn more about the program. The 2016 cohort just learned about their summer research placements; the 2017 cohort is in the process of selecting mentors. Snacks and beverages will be provided.


Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Ousley Conference Room (1st floor of South College

2:00pm

Environmental Studies Open House
With current ENVS majors and faculty as informal hosts, this relaxed social event offers an opportunity to ask questions about the program, learn about upcoming events, plan your curriculum, classes, study-abroad opportunities, and getting to know one another. Refreshments will be served.


Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
SC 130

2:00pm

Philosophy Ice Cream Social
Join the philosophy faculty to hear about next semester's course offerings and to mingle with other students interested in philosophy. There will be sprinkles.


Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Morse-Ingersoll Fireplace Lounge

2:00pm

Spiritual Advising
Drop by the Spirituality Room to talk with Bill Conover about whatever’s on your mind.

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Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Spirituality Room

2:00pm

Tea and Cookies with Psychology Faculty, Alumni, and Students
While sipping and munching, we'll talk informally about the PSYC major, research opportunities, study abroad programs, internships, and careers.


Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
SC 240 (Psychology Commons)

2:00pm

Why YOU should be a Comparative Literature major!
Come learn about this dynamic major and how it can lead to some exciting career possibilities. You'll be able to meet some current Comparative Literature majors and hear why they chose this major over others.


Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
WAC Room 206

2:00pm

2:00pm

Functional Beloitering:
Alumni panelists from a variety of backgrounds, majors, and current roles will speak on general life skills they learned or honed in college and how they applied and were important to their success in their work and personal lives after college. Panelists include Dave Stauffacher '98, Martin Gleason '97, and Greg Ehrendreich '97.


Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Science Center 201

2:00pm

History Alumni/ae Panel
A panel of alumni/ae will speak about their careers and the professions that followed their study of History at Beloit; there will also be time for questions and discussion. The speakers will include practitioners in the fields of law, teaching, genealogy,and public policy, as well as a an alumnus who earned a doctorate in history but now advises others on alternatives to academic careers.


Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
MI 213

2:00pm

I'm an international student. Why would I study abroad?
Study abroad and domestic off-campus study both offer an academic experience that is different from the experience you have as a degree-seeking student from outside the U.S. Talk with OIE staff and with Beloit College international students who have participated in various types of off-campus study opportunities to learn about their experiences preparing to study off campus, being off campus and returning to Beloit. Discover why, as an international student, you can and should make off campus study a part of your Beloit College plan.


Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
SC-117

2:00pm

More than a Game: The Impact of Varsity Athletics in a Career
Many people, from parents to professors, coaches to employers, rave about the benefits of participating in varsity athletics. But how does it work in real life? How does a current or former athlete talk about experiences in sports, in a way that applies to future opportunities in graduate school or professional work? Learn from alumni in a variety of fields as they share their experiences as athletes in the post-college world. Featuring alumni: Evan Mascitti '12, Eddie Limon '89, Kim Stein '96, and DeVon Wilson '90


Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
SC 150

2:00pm

2:00pm

Putting Your Spanish-Language Skills into Practice in Health Fields
Alumnas Amanda Mehl ’06, RN, MPH, Doula, and Diana Gutierrez-Meza ’13, MPH, will speak about their careers in public health, the skills they honed and the experiences they took advantage of while at Beloit, and the paths they took to get where they are now in their careers. In addition to talking about the benefits they accrued from studying and conducting research abroa, they will also address the importance of knowing foreign languages and understanding Hispanic/Latin American cultures.


Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
WAC North Lounge

2:00pm

What is an actuary?
Requirements, rewards, frustrations, and satisfactions of becoming one by Daryl Schrader ’84 F.S.A.

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Friday March 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
SC 212

3:00pm

Japanese Information Session
All current and perspective majors are welcome to this information session where we will discuss fall course offerings, summer field study opportunities, CLS, study abroad, and more!


Friday March 24, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
WAC 10

3:00pm

3:00pm

Conversation with alum Angela Erickson
about her post-Beloit trajectory and advice on careers in law and policy.


Friday March 24, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
SC 249

3:00pm

European Studies Information Session
Drop by to learn more about the European Studies minor and to meet other students interested in European Studies.


Friday March 24, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Java Joint

3:00pm

Fictional Robots Have A Lot To Teach Us: What is Cognitive Science?
Wondering what the field of Cognitive Science is all about? Come watch an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation titled "The Measure of a Man" with us and have a discussion afterward- we’ll talk about robot ethics, consciousness, autonomous agents, and what classes you can take here at Beloit to learn more about all of this! To not attend would be illogical.

Also, probably popcorn.


Friday March 24, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Science Center 402

3:00pm

Rising Professionals Networking Strategies
Beloit-area young professionals are here to help you learn how to network! Join them for a conversation and workshop leading up to Practicum Social hour.


Friday March 24, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Pearsons, Java Joint

3:00pm

Spiritual Advising
Drop by the Spirituality Room to talk with Bill Conover about whatever’s on your mind.

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Friday March 24, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Spirituality Room

3:00pm

3:00pm

Nontraditional Jobs and Careers for Psychology Majors
Psychology alumni will talk about nontraditional jobs and unconventional career paths that make use of knowledge and skills acquired at Beloit. Not all Psychology graduates become therapists or professors!

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Friday March 24, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
SC 245 (Psychology Classroom)

4:00pm

Practicum Social Hour: Mocktails with Professionals.
Join more than 60 alums friends of the college to 
* Connect with alums 
* Gain perspective on life after graduation 
* Eat good food and drink mocktails 
* Enjoy music provided by DJ Professor Esperanza 
* Practice dressing professionally (encouraged, not required) 
* Practice professional modes of interaction (discussions starters and other prompts will be available)


Friday March 24, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Science Center Atrium