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Spring Advising Practicum, March 23, 2018
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9:00-10:20  Initiatives Workshops for first year students. Click here for room numbers.
4:00-  5:30  Practicum Networking Event: Mocktails with Professionals, an opportunity for students to practice networking with alums, faculty, staff, and others, Science Center Atrium

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Time BlockLocationDept/Program/OfficeThemeTitleTypeAudienceFacilitators
09:00-10:20LibraryLiberal Arts in Practice, LibraryJobs and careersDrop in Appointments with LAPC at the Library
Stop by to meet with LAPC Career Peer Advisors! They’ll be ready to share online resources which are useful for internship and job searching. They can also show you how to schedule appointments with LAPC staff. Browse the display of library books you can check out about college majors, jobs in various fields, study abroad, internships, test prep, grad school, etc.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Career Peer Advisors
09:00-10:20MI 207 CELEB, Office of International EducationHoning college and professional skillsFunding your idea - Learn what foundation partners and venture investors look for from grant-seeking organizations and startups. Workshop your grant request or funding need with experts in the field.Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Brian Morello, Hanh Le, and Nina Weissberg
09:00-10:20Science Center, 3rd FloorAllSew with Amanda
Come sew with Victor E Ferrall, Jr. Artist in Residence, Amanda Browder. Amanda is working with students and the community on creating a large scale fabric installation. The final piece will be exhibited in the Powerhouse building in April. Drop by and sew anytime today from 10am-5pm and be a part of this project.
Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Amanda Browder ’98, Mark Klassen
10:30-11:20GODF 102AnthropologyPlanning your curriculumWhat’s It All About? Anthropology Unwrapped
Discussion of the requirements and philosophy behind the anthropology curriculum, department grants and scholarships, field schools, research projects, etc.
ConversationProspective Majors/Minors.Kylie Quave, Leslie Williams
10:30-11:20LibraryLiberal Arts in Practice, LibraryJobs and careersDrop in Appointments with LAPC at the Library
Stop by to meet with LAPC Career Peer Advisors! They’ll be ready to share online resources which are useful for internship and job searching. They can also show you how to schedule appointments with LAPC staff. You can also stop by and have them review your FEG proposal and budget! Browse the display of library books you can check out about college majors, jobs in various fields, study abroad, internships, test prep, grad school, etc.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Career Peer Advisors
10:30-11:20MI 213Education and Youth StudiesHoning college and professional skills,
Planning your curriculum
Using Technology in Education:
In this session we will explore and have time to explore and use technology hands on. We will talk about SWIVL and video recording systems that will be used for you upcoming edTPA recording, and talk about various types of classroom Instructional technology. Come ready to not only listen, but get some time practice using the technology and ask questions before going out in the field. THIS SESSION IS MANDATORY FOR FALL 2018 STUDENT TEACHERS
WorkshopFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Adam Dinnes and Jedidiah Rex
10:30-11:20Moore Study Lounge, Pearsons HallAllPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Meet, Greet, and Complete
Do you have financial aid, graduation requirement, or other administrative business to complete? Do you have questions for the Financial Aid, Registrar, Accounting, or Alumni offices? Come meet with people who can help you.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Teresa Leopold
10:30-11:20SC 150Office of International Education, Liberal Arts in PracticeHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers
Post-Beloit Life for International Students A panel of international alumni will share their experiences navigating the post-Beloit search, from making initial decisions to establishing their careers. All students are welcome to learn about navigating domestic and international workplaces and schools.Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Jessica Fox-Wilson, Shannon Jolly
10:30-11:20SC 201Cognitive ScienceInternships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
The Cognitive Science Donuts and Discovery Hour!
Come by if you’re a declared major/minor or considering majoring or minoring in cognitive science! It will be an informal discussion, and current majors will be on hand to answer questions! We can talk grad school, planning your way through the major, study abroad, or anything you need to know to be successful in your major!
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Robin Zebrowski
10:30-11:20SC 202Learning Enrichment and Disability ServicesHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers
Alumni Assets: Get the Most Out of Your ‘Beloit Time’
Join us for a conversation with alum Kirk Williamson’97 as he discusses his experiences while here at Beloit and the transferable skills he brought into his career. During his time here, Kirk majored in Russian, acted as the features editor for The Round Table, managed Beloit Access TV, and started a poetry performance group. He now works for Chicago’s only remaining LGBTQ+ newspaper, Windy City Times. Come learn about the experiences of an alumnus and how he applied them after graduation!
Conversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.AmySue Greiff, Academic Enrichment Activities Learning Assistant
10:30-11:20SC 245PsychologyPlanning your curriculumCharting your course in Psychology
Are you a first or second year student who is considering majoring in Psychology? If so, come chat with the department chair about course planning for the fall and beyond. Learn more about our course offerings, the requirements for the major and opportunities in Psychology at Beloit and beyond.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Prospective Majors/Minors.Kristin Bonnie
10:30-11:20SC 349Biology, Biochemistry, ChemistryPlanning your curriculumPlanning for your Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry Capstone: All Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry juniors should attend to talk about options for meeting the capstone requirement.ConversationJunior, Current Majors/Minors.Jim Schulte, Katie Johnson, Kristin Labby
10:30-11:20Science Center 117Law and JusticeGetting to know one anotherA Law & Justice Conversation with Steven Hawkins
A meet-and-greet with the College’s Weissberg Chair, Steven Hawkins. Mr. Hawkins is a social justice activist and litigator. His career has been devoted to improving a criminal justice system that disproportionately targets minorities and the economically disadvantaged.
Conversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Larry White
10:30-11:20Science Center, 3rd FloorAllSew with Amanda
Come sew with Victor E Ferrall, Jr. Artist in Residence, Amanda Browder. Amanda is working with students and the community on creating a large scale fabric installation. The final piece will be exhibited in the Powerhouse building in April. Drop by and sew anytime today from 10am-5pm and be a part of this project.
Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Amanda Browder ’98, Mark Klassen
11:30-12:50805 Church Street (Natalie Gummer’s house—prReligious StudiesPlanning your curriculum,
Answering the "So what?" question
Religious studies majors, minors, and prospective majors and minors are invited to a tasty vegetarian lunch and a discussion of religion in popular culture with Religious Studies faculty. We will also preview upcoming course offerings and solicit student feedback on changes to the Religious Studies program.ConversationProspective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Natalie Gummer, Sonya Johnson, Debra Majeed
11:30-12:50GODF 103AnthropologyHoning college and professional skills,
Getting to know one another
11:30-12:00: Kula Ring of Knowledge
Peer mentoring for first and second year students.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year.Third and fourth year anthropology majors
11:30-12:50Godfrey LobbyAnthropologyGetting to know one another12:00-12:50: Lunch
Serving Mr. B’s noodles, wings, and egg rolls. Bring your own drink.
ConversationCurrent Majors/Minors.Anthropology Department
11:30-12:50MI, Fireplace LoungeHistoryStudy and work abroad,
Internships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
History Department Lunch
Join us in the Fireplace Lounge to hear about the history major and minor, learn about the history classes offered in the fall semester of 2018 and everything else that the department has to offer, and get to know history students and faculty. Lunch will be provided!
Conversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Daniel Brueckenhaus
11:30-12:50Mathers A/BSociologyJobs and careersSo What Are You Going To Do with That? 14 Sociology Alums Reveal What You Can Do With A Degree in Sociology! Please join us for a panel discussion with 14 amazing Sociology alums about their career pathways after graduation. There will be 5 varieties of pizzas, delicious cookies, and other treats. Stay after the discussion to meet and network with alums.Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Sociology Department
11:30-12:50RichardsonPolitical Science, International Relations, Office of International EducationJobs and careersThe 2018 Weissberg Chair Stephen Hawkins will discuss career pathways in law and social justice. The discussion will include three former Political Science major: Raphael Gang, Phil Mangis and Ruby JenningsConversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Rachel Ellett
11:30-12:50SC 131Physics and Astronomy, Engineering (3:2)Getting to know one anotherPhysics and Engineering Lunch
Meet and greet your faculty and fellow students. Bring your questions about majoring in Physics and Engineering! Pizza provided.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Paul Stanley, Patrick Polley, Britt Scharringhausen
11:30-12:50SC 301Biology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Biology and Biochemistry lunch and peer advising: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavioral Biology, Environmental BiologyConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology and Biochemistry faculty
11:30-12:50SC 349Biology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Biology and Biochemistry lunch and peer advising: Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Biology, BiochemistryConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology and Biochemistry faculty
11:30-12:50SC 414Biochemistry, ChemistryPlanning your curriculumLunch and peer advising for Biochemistry and Chemistry (all tracks).
Some assembly required for lunch at noon.
ConversationProspective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.George Lisensky, Kristin Labby
11:30-12:50SC 444Geology, Environmental StudiesPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Pizza and Peer Advising in Geology and Environmental Science: Come learn about Geology and Environmental Science courses that will be offered in Fall 2018. Senior geology and environmental science majors will give advice, and pizza will be eaten by all!ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Senior geology and environmental science majors, Sue Swanson, Jim Rougvie
11:30-12:50Science Center 202Health and SocietyInternships and research,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Peer advising and lunch with HEAL majors, minors and facultyConversationProspective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Greg Buchanan, Laura Parmentier, Ron Watson
11:30-12:50Science Center, 3rd FloorAllSew with Amanda
Come sew with Victor E Ferrall, Jr. Artist in Residence, Amanda Browder. Amanda is working with students and the community on creating a large scale fabric installation. The final piece will be exhibited in the Powerhouse building in April. Drop by and sew anytime today from 10am-5pm and be a part of this project.
Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Amanda Browder ’98, Mark Klassen
11:30-12:50WAC North LoungeModern Languages and LiteraturesJobs and careersLunch with the Modern Languages and Literatures Department--Languages in Practice: This combined lunch and panel of Beloit College alumni will discuss how studying languages impacted their career choices and employment history, regardless of whether or not the language is the focus of their job. Come and learn from our own alumni how studying languages can give you a competitive edge in the job force. Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Amy Tibbitts
11:30-12:50WAC South LoungeClassicsGraduate and professional school,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another,
Answering the "So what?" question
Pasta Extravaganza! Join the Classics Department and its current majors and minors for lunch and conversation on all things ancient Greek and Roman (languages, literatures, mythologies, history, art, archaeology, etc.). Ask us about our two tracks for the major and our minor. Learn about study abroad opportunities and the funding support offered by the Classics Department to make your off-campus classical study experiences a possibility. ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Kosta Hadavas, Matthew Taylor, Robert Matera
11:30-12:50Wright CourtyardEnglishInternships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers,
Planning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Join the English department for lunch catered by Dos Amigos and stay for a talk by alum Daniel Greeney (’01). Greeney, the executive producer/president of Next Episode, received his MFA in screenwriting from DePaul and has also studied at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Johns Hopkins, and The Maine Photographic Workshops. He has produced several short films and TV series. Conversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.
11:30-12:50Wright Museum Room 202Art HistoryPlanning your curriculumArt History Majors and Minors: Find out about the changes to the curriculum over lunch. ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Jo Ortel, Joy Beckman, David Boffa
1:00-1:50245 SCPsychology, Cognitive ScienceGraduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
Psychology alumna and NSF GRFP Fellow Marlena Fraune ’13 will present her research on Group Dynamics in Human-Robot Interaction.Presentation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Suzanne Cox & Alexis Grosofsky
1:00-1:50Bunge Studio in the Neese Theatre BuildingTheatre, Dance and Media StudiesHoning college and professional skills,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
Portfolio Sharing Session. Join Theatre, Dance and Media Studies Department faculty as they share their professional portfolios and offer advice to students creating their own. Students are invited to bring their portfolios, at any stage of development, for feedback and suggestions. Delicious homemade desserts will be served at this event!Panel DiscussionSecond Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Lauren Roarke, Alicia Bailey, Marina Bergenstock, Chelsea McCracken
1:00-1:50GODF 102AnthropologyJobs and careersAlumni Panel
Discussion with recent anthropology alumni about their careers outside academia.
Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Jennifer Esperanza & Alumni Guest Panel
1:00-1:50Liberal Arts in Practice CenterLiberal Arts in PracticeInternships and researchField Experience Writing Workshop-
If you have received a Field Experience Grant for the 2017-2018 academic year, stop in to put the finishing touches on your proposal and budget ( due on April 1), ask last minute questions, and get the support you need to take your project idea to the finish line.
WorkshopFirst year.Cristina Parente
1:00-1:50MI 207Environmental Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Political ScienceJobs and careers,
Planning your curriculum
Environmental Studies and Environmental Science alumni panel Melissa (Magnuski) Custic, 06’, Environmental Biology; Bob Norris, 66’, graduated with a chemistry major and developed a career in environmental remediation; Rose Richard, 17’, POLS/ENVS major, current Beloit College sustainability fellow; Ali Vance, 16’, Geology major. She is currently a Planetarium Educator at the St. Louis Science Center.Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Pablo Toral
1:00-1:50MI 208HistoryGraduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
History alumni,career paths, and advice: A number of history alumni will talk about their career paths and will give advice on what to do with a history degree after graduating from Beloit.Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Daniel Brueckenhaus
1:00-1:50MI 209Critical Identity StudiesAnswering the "So what?" questionPUTTING CRIS ON THE MAP: Figuring Out the Future of a One-of-Kind Program What does your CRIS experience mean to you here and now? How do you make your CRIS experience meaningful to others in the Beloit College community? AND how can the CRIS department continue to increase the value-added prospect of your CRIS major/minor after you leave Beloit? These are the questions that we are grappling as we welcome a group of three external reviewers come to campus to evaluate/consult with us about the future of the department in April. In this session, we will discuss feedback from the CRIS student survey and affiliated faculty survey, ideas for the future of the CRIS curriculum and alliances with other campus units, and how to raise the profile of what is--so far, at least--theConversationProspective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Catherine M. Orr and M. Shadee Malaklou
1:00-1:50MI 213Education and Youth StudiesPlanning your curriculumNew Changes in Education:
Come and learn more about becoming an EDYS major. Hear important Information about new and upcoming changes to the EDYS curriculum, getting licensed to teach and academic professional opportunities in other non-teaching field of Education and Youth Studies. THIS SESSION IS MANDATORY FOR ALL AFFECTED STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT YET ATTENDED A SESSION ON CURRICULUM CHANGES.
PresentationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Jingjing Lou and Bill New
1:00-1:50Moore Study Lounge, Pearsons HallAllMeet, Greet, and Complete
Do you have financial aid, graduation requirement, or other administrative business to complete? Do you have questions for the Financial Aid, Registrar, Accounting, or Alumni offices? Come meet with people who can help you.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Teresa Leopold
1:00-1:50RichardsonPolitical Science, International RelationsInternships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
Raphael Gang, Phil Mangis and Ruby Jennings - Political Science alums - will talk about using your Political Science major after graduation.Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.
1:00-1:50SC 150Athletics, Liberal Arts in PracticeHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers,
Answering the "So what?" question
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. Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Jessica Fox-Wilson, 1889 Council
1:00-1:50SC 249EconomicsJobs and careers,
Answering the "So what?" question
Larry Hays’68 (Ph.D. Economics from Columbia, worked at S&P), and Maria Lajewski ’10 (senior manager at the Center for Finance Services Innovation) will discuss how their liberal arts education has been an asset throughout their career. Come early for lunch starting at 12:30!Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Bob Elder
1:00-1:50SC 340Biology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculumBiometrics enrollment requests: Requests are required for, but do not guarantee, enrollment in Biometrics
Biology Department survey: Help the Bio Department plan for the future
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Ken Yasukawa, Rachel Bergstrom
1:00-1:50SC 341 (Cafe Bio)Biology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another,
Finding balance and health
Biology and Biochemistry dessert: Advising sessions and senior bake-offConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Rachel Bergstrom, Tawnya Cary
1:00-1:50SC 414Chemistry, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculumDrop-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. WorkshopFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Chemistry and biochemistry faculty
1:00-1:50SC 450Physics and Astronomy, Engineering (3:2), Mathematics, Computer ScienceHoning college and professional skills,
Internships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
LaTeX CV/Resume Workshop
Learn how to use the LaTeX documentation preparation system to create a professional-looking CV that’s sure to impress! This is a hands-on workshop. Bring your current CV or plan to create one.
WorkshopFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Paul Stanley
1:00-1:50Science Center 301Health and Wellness Center, AllJobs and careers,
Finding balance and health
Self-Care for Creative Types and Control Freaks
Participants will learn how to use the elements (earth, water, fire, air, ether) to increase balance in their lives. Using Ayurvedic principles, participants will identify personal behaviors and patterns that can be improved with meditation, food and rest. There will be opportunities for individual reflection and time for questions.
Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Kellen Murphy, Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Ellice Plant, Ayurvedic Nutritionist, Holistic Health
1:00-1:50Science Center, 3rd FloorAllSew with Amanda
Come sew with Victor E Ferrall, Jr. Artist in Residence, Amanda Browder. Amanda is working with students and the community on creating a large scale fabric installation. The final piece will be exhibited in the Powerhouse building in April. Drop by and sew anytime today from 10am-5pm and be a part of this project.
Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Amanda Browder ’98, Mark Klassen
1:00-1:50WAC North LoungeModern Languages and Literatures, Center for Language StudyPlanning your curriculumCenter for Language Studies--Advising Session: Want to advance your skills in Chinese, Japanese, or Russian? Come by and hear why CLS is the right option for your summer plans and the best step in your language development. A panel of students who have done the program will be there to answer your questions. Panel DiscussionFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Summer Programs Director Nuria Sanjuan and Russian Professor Olga Ogurtsova
2:00-2:50245 SCPsychology, Health and Society, Cognitive ScienceGraduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
Panel on Applying to Graduate Programs in a Psychology-related Field.
Senior psychology majors and alumni will discuss their experiences with applying to graduate programs in fields related to psychology, cognitive science, and the health professions.
Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Suzanne Cox, Alexis Grosofsky, and Greg Buchanan
2:00-2:50Bunge Studio in the Neese Theatre BuildingTheatre, Dance and Media StudiesHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers,
Getting to know one another,
Finding balance and health
Performance Development Workshop: Join guest artist Jane Beachy, creator of Chicago’s Salonathon, for a workshop on creating original performance around social identities. Salonathon started in 2011 as “a home for underground, emerging and genre-defying art.” Participation in this workshop is encouraged - you may even leave with something you could share with an audience!Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Jane Beachy, John Kaufmann and Alice Gehrke (alum).
2:00-2:50GODF 102AnthropologyGraduate and professional schoolSo, You’re Thinking about Grad School...
Faculty share their experiences and answer questions about applying to and attending graduate school.
ConversationCurrent Majors/Minors.Leslie Williams, Jason Alley, Kylie Quave
2:00-2:50Hendricks 215MusicPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another,
Answering the "So what?" question
Musical Meet and GreetConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Daniel Barolsky
2:00-2:50MI 207Environmental Studies, Biology, Chemistry, GeologyGetting to know one anotherMeet and greet ENVS students and faculty Meet ENVS alumni, faculty, and students to talk about the program, career options, and other questions you might have.Conversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Pablo Toral
2:00-2:50MI Fireplace LoungePhilosophyPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Philosophy Ice Cream Social – Learn about fall philosophy courses and chat with other philosophy students and faculty. There will be sprinkles.ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Phil Shields, Heath Massey, Robin Zebrowski, Chris Frakes
2:00-2:50SC 131Physics and Astronomy, Engineering (3:2)Planning your curriculumNew Physics Curriculum
Physics is planning to revise its schedule of course offerings schedule and the Physics major requirements. Find out about the exciting new curriculum!
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Patrick Polley
2:00-2:50SC 150Office of International Education, Liberal Arts in PracticeHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers,
Answering the "So what?" question
Weissberg Chair Interview: Navigating Careers as a Member of a Minority Join the 2018 Weissberg Chair Steven Hawkins, for a discussion on the wide-ranging experiences in his career, including how his social identity as a black man impacted his career. Mr. Hawkins will answer questions about his professional and personal development, across a career that included leading organizations such as Coalition for Public Safety, Amnesty International USA, and the NAACP. Bring your questions for an engaging conversation! Conversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Current Majors/Minors.Ron Watson, Jessica Fox-Wilson
2:00-2:50SC 201Learning Enrichment and Disability ServicesJobs and careers,
Finding balance and health
Disability Beyond Beloit
Alumni panel featuring Sofi Hernandez Crade’13, Art Associate at the Broadmoor Gallery in Colorado Springs, CO; Reid Caplan’16, Leadership Programs Coordinator at the Autistic Self Advocacy Network in Washington, DC; and Nadir Carlson’16, Hall Director at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. Come Learn about experiences of alumni with disabilities as they discuss how to navigate the working world and professional issues surrounding disability in the workplace.
Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Aaron Glavin, Disability Awareness Learning Assistant
2:00-2:50SC 249EconomicsPlanning your curriculumPathways through the various economics majors. In addition to information about planning your coursework, we will discuss our flagship program, the Miller Upton Program, our endowed internship awards, Econ Day, and other opportunities available in the department. Come enjoy lunch just before the presentation.PresentationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Prospective Majors/Minors.Laura Grube
2:00-2:50SC 349Biology, BiochemistryInternships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers,
Getting to know one another
Biology and Biochemistry Alumni Panel: So, what about after Beloit?Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Ken Yasukawa
2:00-2:50Science Center 301Health and Wellness Center, AllJobs and careers,
Finding balance and health
Beloit and Back Again: Becoming an Acupuncturist (Conversation)
Participants will learn the tenets of acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from a former Beloit College student and current acupuncturist. In addition to learning how Chinese Medicine works and how it can benefit their own lives, participants will be asked to think about improving access to health care--including traditional and holistic care models. There will be ample time for questions.
Conversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Kellen Grimm (they/them) is an acupuncturist and herbalist at North Node Clinic in Milwaukee.
2:00-2:50Science Center, 3rd FloorAllSew with Amanda
Come sew with Victor E Ferrall, Jr. Artist in Residence, Amanda Browder. Amanda is working with students and the community on creating a large scale fabric installation. The final piece will be exhibited in the Powerhouse building in April. Drop by and sew anytime today from 10am-5pm and be a part of this project.
Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Amanda Browder ’98, Mark Klassen
2:00-2:50WAC 10Modern Languages and LiteraturesPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another,
Answering the "So what?" question
Japanese Advising Session Wondering what to take next semester? Thinking about studying abroad? Have questions about the Japanese major or minor? Come join our conversation on these questions and many more!First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Susan Furukawa
2:00-2:50WAC 206Modern Languages and LiteraturesPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another,
Answering the "So what?" question
Spanish Program Advising and Study Abroad Options: Stop by and hear from faculty and advanced students how a Spanish major or minor can benefit you. We will review all of the ins and outs of the program, discuss study abroad options, and have some recently returned students talk about their study abroad experiences. ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Prospective Majors/Minors.Amy Tibbitts
2:00-2:50WAC 207Modern Languages and LiteraturesPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
French an Francophone Languages and Cultures Program information session. Come learn about changes in the French program and ask any questions you might have.ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Michelle Bumatay
2:00-2:50WAC North LoungePhysics and Astronomy, Religious Studies, English, Anthropology, Theatre, Dance and Media Studies, BPlanning your curriculumPlanning your Summer: Beloit Blocks From working in a virtual newsroom, to exploring the spaces of African American religion in Chicago and Milwaukee, collaborating to solve physics problems, or engaging in service-learning with local immigrant communities, you will not find a better way to kick-start your summer. Join us to learn about the 3-week block courses that Beloit faculty will be teaching May 23-June 13. ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Britt Scharringhausen, Debra Majeed, Shawn Gillen, Nuria Sanjuan
3:00-3:50GODF 102AnthropologyFinding balance and healthIt’s My Life! Tough Conversations with Parents
This session will help you develop your "communication toolkit" as you navigate new identities, changes to your academic path that family members may disapprove, negotiating your financial situation, and other major life decisions. This session is for students who need advice on how to handle awkward and difficult conversations with parents.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Jennifer Esperanza & Current Student Guest Panel
3:00-3:50Mathers, PearsonsLiberal Arts in Practice, Office of International EducationHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers
Speed Interviewing with Alumni & Local Employers Join alumni and local employers for a practice interview session. Interviewees will be matched with interviewers for a mock interview with feedback. Let us know when you plan on coming through this form. https://goo.gl/forms/ta55u33FL2MAL8q23 Cookies & treats are provided for all interviewees!Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Cristina Parente, Shannon Jolly
3:00-3:50SC 131Physics and Astronomy, Engineering (3:2)Graduate and professional schoolGraduate School in Physics and Astronomy
Is graduate school right for you? What steps do you need to take to apply to graduate school? What should you be thinking about right now and planning for next year? Bring your questions about graduate school.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Britt Scharringhausen
3:00-3:50SC 150Office of International Education, Liberal Arts in PracticeHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers,
Answering the "So what?" question
Weissberg Chair Interview: Navigating Careers as a Member of a Minority Join the 2018 Weissberg Chair Steven Hawkins, for a discussion on the wide-ranging experiences in his career, including how his social identity as a black man impacted his career. Mr. Hawkins will answer questions about his professional and personal development, across a career that included leading organizations such as Coalition for Public Safety, Amnesty International USA, and the NAACP. Bring your questions for an engaging conversation! Conversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Current Majors/Minors.Ron Watson, Jessica Fox-Wilson
3:00-3:50SC 201Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusiveness, Liberal Arts in PracticeHoning college and professional skills,
Internships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Planning your curriculum,
Answering the "So what?" question
Grad School 101 for First-Generation and/or Low-Income Students Come learn more about how to prepare for graduate school. An expert panel will share ideas and experiences to help you better understand the hows, whys, and whens of getting into graduate school and being successful in your post-graduate studies. Bring your questions!Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Current Majors/Minors.Alex Billington, Tawnya Cary, Atiera Coleman ’10, Danny Corral ’15
3:00-3:50SC 212MathematicsGraduate and professional school,
Planning your curriculum
Future Mathematics Courses and Post-Graduation
We will describe mathematics offerings for the next two years (2018–2020) and suggest courses to take toward various post-graduation plans (engineering, actuarial science, graduate school, employment). [Mathematics majors are urged to attend also the session at 1:00 in SC 450: LaTeX CV/Resume Workshop (it’s not just for résumés: LaTeX is the main vehicle for communicating mathematics in writing).]
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.
3:00-3:50Science Center, 3rd FloorAllSew with Amanda
Come sew with Victor E Ferrall, Jr. Artist in Residence, Amanda Browder. Amanda is working with students and the community on creating a large scale fabric installation. The final piece will be exhibited in the Powerhouse building in April. Drop by sew anytime today from 10am-5pm and be a part of this project.
Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Amanda Browder ’98, Mark Klassen
3:00-3:50WAC206AllStudy and work abroad,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
See the world on the government’s dime! Apply to Fulbright! This session will offer an introduction to the Fulbright Award, a federally funded program that exists to send recent U.S. graduates abroad to teach English, research, and study. Grants are available for travel all across the globe, and Fulbright looks great on both professional and academic resumes. After outlining the basics of the program, we will talk about the timeline for applying through Beloit and answer any questions you might have.PresentationJunior, Senior.Matthew Taylor