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The voice of authority

In the battle against fake news, Andreas Vlachos – a computer scientist living in England – is on the front lines. “I’m trying to channel my research,” he said, “into something that is useful for everyone who’s reading the news.”1 Combating fake news, finding a voice of authority we can depend on, is also useful for anyone trying to stay grounded amidst change that is unprecedented in speed and scope. 1,131 more words

Ruminations

Beloit College sophomore called to public service

Alexander Villegas just started his sophomore year at Beloit College, and he is already becoming a master at managing his time. “It’s been very busy, but enjoyably so,” he says of his campus life experience. 405 more words

Our Colleges

The Solid Ironworks Hotel in Beloit, Wisconsin

NPS will be spending an inordinate amount of time in Beloit, Wisconsin in years to come. Fortunately, Beloit is a cute little town with a great hotel. 201 more words

Travel

Beloit Professor Tom McBride: The 2016 Mindset List

Each August since 1998, Beloit College in Beloit, Wis., has released the Beloit College Mindset List, providing a look at the cultural touchstones and experiences that have shaped the worldview of students entering colleges and universities in the fall. 29 more words

Bill Leff And Wendy Snyder

What's On the Mind of the Class of 2020?

It’s mid-August, and school is back in session for most students.

That means it’s time for my annual encouragement for leaders to take a look at the mindset of this year’s entering college freshmen, the class of 2020 – courtesy of… 437 more words

Leadership