Archive for March, 2012

Panhellenic Badge Day, March 30

Posted on March 29th, 2012.

The Panhellenic Council invites all Greek affiliated (Social, Service and Academic included) faculty and staff to wear their badge in support of Knox College Badge Day. Nationally, chapters around the world celebrate National Badge Day, but this year’s National Badge Day fell on our finals week so the Knox Panhellenic Council decided it would be [...]

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Senior Art Show Opening, March 30

Posted on March 29th, 2012.

You are invited to: Tethered; a Senior Show by Miyako Plienes Opening 5 p.m. Friday, March 30 The Box, 306 East Simmons Street, Galesburg

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Knox to Host ISAS Annual Meeting March 30-31

Posted on March 29th, 2012.

Knox hosts the 104th annual meeting of the Illinois State Academy of Science on Friday and Saturday, March 30-31. More than 200 college students and faculty from throughout Illinois are expected for conference that will feature displays and talks on science research, and a keynote address and symposium on ecological restoration. Knox students and faculty [...]

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Knox Receives National Award for Community Service

Posted on March 28th, 2012.

Knox’s outstanding record of engaging students in community service — more than 16,000 hours last year — is being recognized with a national award, the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012. This is the third time in the past four years that Knox has won the award from the Corporation for National [...]

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Kathryn Frank Awarded Fulbright Fellowship

Posted on March 28th, 2012.

Kathryn Frank ’12, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright fellowship for international study. The award to Frank, a history and Spanish major, will support her work next year in Argentina. She will teach English, volunteer at a community service project and conduct oral history research. Knox has been cited as one of the top schools [...]

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Geer Memorial Service, March 31

Posted on March 28th, 2012.

A memorial service for Bill Geer, Clara A. Abbott Professor Emeritus of Biology, who died February 24, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 31, in the First United Methodist Church, Mary Runge officiating. A time for fellowship will be offered following the service at the church. Internationally renowned for his research on the [...]

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McAndrew Interview to Air March 29

Posted on March 28th, 2012.

Frank McAndrew (psychology) was interviewed by WBBM TV (the CBS Affiliate in Chicago) about the dynamics of gossip in the workplace.  The segment will air during the 10 p.m. news slot on Thursday, March 29.

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Bunde, Versaggi Paper Published

Posted on March 28th, 2012.

Cassie Versaggi ’12, Prof. David Bunde (Computer Science), and their colleagues at other institutions recently published a paper in the Proceedings of the 5th International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (Simutools ’12). This paper describes their integration of a simulator developed at Knox with a larger project at Sandia National Labs.

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Berlin Poem Published

Posted on March 28th, 2012.

Monica Berlin’s (English) poem, “Dear So-and-So, [Today, three flights up, with my whole body...]” has been published in Witness‘s special issue on disaster (25.1; 2012).  

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The Annual Al Young Juried Exhibit of Student Art 2012

Posted on March 28th, 2012.

Monday, April 30 1:00 pm. Submissions due. Open to all current students who have taken an art course since spring 2011. Submissions limited to two works per course taken. Friday May 4. Juror’s talk, 4 p.m. Awards ceremony, 5 p.m. Show runs through May 11. Juror, Mark Pascale is Curator in the Dept. of Prints and [...]

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