Archive for January, 2012

Berlin Essay and Poem Published

Posted on January 23rd, 2012.

Monica Berlin’s (English) essay, “On Beds, or Where We Sleep” has been published in Ninth Letter (8.2). As well, her poem, “Dear So-and-So, [Down the hall, the accordion man turns into a door],” published in The Southeast Review, was selected as a featured poem on Verse Daily.

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Mink Featured on PBS

Posted on January 19th, 2012.

Nic Mink (environmental studies) appeared on Public Broadcasting Stations across the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Northwest on January 14, talking about sustainability and aquaculture in Alaska’s fisheries for Angler West. The show can be viewed here on YouTube.

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Annual Kid’s Month Exhibition at the Art Center

Posted on January 18th, 2012.

Artwork created at the Art Center this month during Kid’s Month by area children will be on display in the Art Center Gallery from January 24th through January 27th. There will be a closing reception on Friday, Jan. 27 from 5-7 p.m.  The reception is free and open to the public. Kid’s Month is an [...]

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I-Fair, Jan. 28

Posted on January 13th, 2012.

Knox College, one of the most internationally diverse liberal arts colleges in the nation, will host its 31st annual International Fair on Saturday, Jan. 28. Along with international dining and entertainment, the College’s International Club will present free, public lectures on this year’s theme, “Growing Up International,” providing insights from students and faculty who grew [...]

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Symphony Casino Night, Jan. 28

Posted on January 12th, 2012.

It’s time once again for the annual Casino Night Gala and Silent Auction.  This popular event – the only annual fundraiser to benefit the symphony – is now in its 11th year and will be held on January 28 at 7 p.m. at Soangetaha Country Club.  Drawing on nearly 1000 volunteer hours from your friends [...]

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KPCK Community Meal, Jan. 12

Posted on January 11th, 2012.

On Thursday, Jan. 12, the Knox Prairie Community Kitchen (KPCK) will be having another Community Meal. The dinner, served at the Central Congregational Church on the square in Galesburg, is free and open to everyone. Doors open at 5:15 and dinner service will go until 7:00 pm. The Community Meals are a wonderful way to [...]

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International Student Scholarship Information

Posted on January 10th, 2012.

The Pilot Club of Galesburg is presently taking applications for scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Ruby Newhall Memorial Scholarships are for qualified students from outside the United States or Canada attending an accredited college or university. The field of study must be of a nature that it improves the quality of life for [...]

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Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted on January 9th, 2012.

Musical tribute Music, spoken words, and praise dancing Sunday, January 15, 4 p.m. 1st Baptist Church, 169 South Cherry Street Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee Annual Holiday Breakfast Keynote address by James Jacobs Monday, January 16, 7:30 a.m. Central Congregational Church Tickets: $8 at the door Sponsored by the Martin Luther [...]

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Galva Coffehouse

Posted on January 9th, 2012.

New band to premiere at Galva Coffeehouse The Jansson 5, a Bishop HIll-based blues/jazz trio will mark its first-ever public performance when they are the featured entertainers at the Galva Arts Council’s monthly coffeehouse on Saturday, January 14.  Members include guitarist Nathan Hahn, bass player Curtis Hawkins and drummer Josh Morrissey. Both Hawkins and Morrissey [...]

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Kampwirth News

Posted on January 9th, 2012.

Karen Kampwirth (political science) presented a paper entitled “Feminismo, Derechos LGBT, y la Segunda Revolución Sandinista en Nicaragua” at the 10th annual Argentine Congress of Social Anthropology in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 29-December 2, 2011.

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