| Friday, 27 October 2017 |
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2017 Beloiter Days: Homecoming and Family & Friends Weekend

12:00 AM
Join us for Beloiter Days: Homecoming and Family & Friends Weekend 2017!
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FS&P Meeting

12:15 PM
Faculty Status and Performance Committee (FS&P) Meeting
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Upton Luncheon preceding Panel Discussion

12:30 PM
The luncheon precedes the 1:00 p.m. panel discussion. Registration is required (once the webpage is updated we can include a link)
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Upton Forum Panel Discussion: Modern Energy and the Wealth of Nations

1:00 PM
Andrew Revkin, one of the nation's most prominent environmental journalists (he will also serve on the Thursday night panel). From Wikipedia: He "is an American science and environmental journalist and author. He has written on a wide range of subjects including destruction of the Amazon rain forest, the 2004 Asian tsunami, sustainable development, climate change, and the changing environment around the North Pole. In December, 2016, he joined the staff of the independent investigative newsroom ProPublica as senior reporter for climate and related issues. He was a reporter for the New York Times from 1995 through 2009 and wrote the Dot Earth environmental blog for The Times' Opinion Pages from 2010 through 2016. From 2010 to 2016 he was also the Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding at Pace University,[1] He is also a performing songwriter and was a frequent accompanist of Pete Seeger.
B. Kelsey Jack, James L. Paddock Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Tufts University. Co-author with 2017 Miller Upton Scholar Michael Greenstone of “Envirodevonomics: A research agenda for an emerging field” Journal of Economic Literature, 53(1): 5-42.
Rema Hanna, "the Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies at the Harvard Kennedy School and Co-Director of the Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) research program at the Center for International Development, Harvard University. In addition, Hanna is a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), an affiliate of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), and an affiliate at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)." Paper co-authored with Michael Greenstone: Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves (joint with Esther Duflo and Michael Greenstone). NBER Working Paper #18033, forthcoming at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. (She has multiple papers with Abhijit Banerjee.)
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2017 Beloit College Homecoming Parade

5:00 PM
Think your club/group has school spirit? Want to show that spirit? Register to have a car in the Beloit College Homecoming Parade being sponsored by Beloit College SAAC. Any campus club or group can register. The parade will be held on Friday, October 27th. It will start at the Emerson Parking lot (across from the Lapc). People will begin to gather at 4:30 p.m. and the parade will start at 5:00 p.m. It will end by the President’s house and then the car with the most spirit and enthusiasm will be announced right in front of Middle College. For any questions or to register by Wednesday, October 24th, e-mail Ashley Lambert at
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Break the Piñata

7:00 PM
Voces and Spanish club collaborating to celebrate Beloit College's homecoming with a social event. Take turns hitting a piñata full of latinx candies and Spanish quotes. All non-club members and all indentities are welcomed to partcipate!
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Volleyball At St. Norbert College

7:00 PM
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2017 Upton Forum Keynote: The June and Edgar Martin Memorial Lecture

7:00 PM
The 2017 Miller Upton Scholar is Michael Greenstone, the Milton Friedman Professor of Economics, University of Chicago.
He previously served as the Chief Economist for President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, and currently serves on the Secretary of Energy's Advisory Board. He is the Director of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago and of the Energy & Environment Lab at the University of Chicago Urban Labs.