Archive for March, 2012

Journalist to Discuss Haiti Earthquake, Aftermath, April 4

Posted on March 27th, 2012.

Journalist Jonathan Katz, former chief correspondent in Haiti for The Associated Press, will visit Knox to discuss his experiences reporting on the earthquake in Haiti and its aftermath. His lecture, “The Big Truck That Went By: Reconstruction and Missed Opportunity in Post-Earthquake Haiti,” will be in Ferris Lounge of Seymour Union at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, [...]

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Distinction And Cash Will Be Awarded For Essays On History Topics

Posted on March 22nd, 2012.

The Donham Prize is awarded annually for the best essay written in a Knox history course. The Hane Prize is awarded for the best essay on an Asian topic written in any Knox course.  Papers from any of the last three terms are eligible (Spring term, 2011, through Winter term, 2012). The contests will be [...]

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OSF Auxiliary Spaghetti Supper Benefit, March 25

Posted on March 22nd, 2012.

OSF St Mary Medical Center Auxiliary’s annual Spaghetti Supper will be held: Sunday, March 25 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm Hospital Cafeteria (3333 North Seminary) or carry out $8 adult $4 child Menu: Spaghetti w/sauce, homemade meatballs, salad, bread, ice cream, wine, coffee, tea All proceeds benefit purchase and installation of HUGS infant security system [...]

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Memorial Service for Samuel Moon, March 24

Posted on March 21st, 2012.

There will be a memorial program for Samuel Moon, formerly William Edward Simonds Professor of English, on Saturday, March 24, at 2 p.m. in the Muelder Room of Seymour Library. The speakers will include Vicky Moon Delaney, Sam’s daughter, as well as former students and colleagues: Laurie Muelder, Jay Matson, Sherwood Kiraly, and Robin Metz.

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Knox Choir Home Tour Concert, March 23

Posted on March 16th, 2012.

The Knox Choir’s Home Tour concert on March 23 will showcase works performed during the group’s tour of Spain during Knox’s Spring Break, March 11-20. The choir will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 23, in Kresge Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. The 53-member choir, conducted by Laura Lane, professor of music and [...]

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Goudie Memorial Service, March 17

Posted on March 16th, 2012.

Harland Goudie, Chancie Ferris Booth Professor Emeritus of Art at Knox College, died December 7, 2011, in Chicago. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 17, at 4 p.m. in the Round Room, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. Professor Goudie taught art at Knox from 1954 until his retirement in 1990. Survivors include [...]

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Stories Named for Next Round of Nick Adams Competition

Posted on March 15th, 2012.

The following four stories have been selected as Knox Finalists for the 2012 Nick Adams Competition sponsored by the 14 member colleges of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM): Kate Barrett’s “Fishes and Loaves”; Dave Brankin’s “Water on Water, or the Rain on the Ground”; Julia Ohman’s “When the Leaving is Done”; Christopher Poore’s “Empties.” These [...]

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Health Screenings April 24-27

Posted on March 15th, 2012.

Interactive Health Solutions will offer employees and their spouses who are covered on the Knox Health Plan confidential, free Health Risk Assessments through Interactive Health Solutions. When: April 24-27, Lincoln Room in Seymour Union.  Earliest appointment: 6:30 a.m. Scheduling Appointment: Call 1-800-840-6100, or on line at Interactive Health Solutions. If you are a first time [...]

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Hoffmann Publishes Two Papers

Posted on March 15th, 2012.

Heather Hoffmann, psychology, published Field conditioning of sexual arousal in humans with Katie Peterson ’08 and Hana Garner ’08 as co-authors in a special edition of Socioaffective Neuroscience and Psychology on The Neuroscience and Evolutionary Origins of Sexual Learning which she co-edited.  She also published Considering the role of conditioning in sexual orientation in the [...]

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2012 Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival, March 29-31

Posted on March 13th, 2012.

The 2012 Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival features performances March 29-31 with the Noah Preminger Group, Ted Sirota’s Rebel Souls, Knox College Jazz Ensemble, Knox Alumni Big Band, and Knox Faculty and Friends Combo. The Saturday headliner concert by the Noah Preminger Group will showcase the ensemble –  Preminger on saxophone, Frank Kimbrough on piano, John Hebert [...]

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