Archive for March, 2012

Symphony Concert To Feature Spanish Violin Soloist, March 24

Posted on March 13th, 2012.

Internationally acclaimed Spanish violinist Eva Leon returns to the Knox-Galesburg Symphony at its Saturday, March 24 60th Anniversary concert. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre, in Galesburg. The Knox-Galesburg Symphony, under the direction of Bruce Polay will perform Puccini/arranged Luporini’s “La Bohème Fantasie,” and excerpts from Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s “A Midsummer Night’s [...]

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Rod Davis and Doug Wilson to Speak at Round Table, March 21

Posted on March 13th, 2012.

The Galesburg Civil War Round Table will meet on Wednesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanderson Room of the Galesburg Public Library. Dr. Rodney Davis and Dr. Douglas Wilson of Knox College’s Lincoln Studies Center will present a talk about their upcoming book on William Herndon’s Lincoln letters. They will comment on the [...]

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English Department Announces 2012 Davenport Fiction Contest

Posted on March 13th, 2012.

Entries are now being accepted for the annual Davenport Prize in Fiction sponsored by the English Department. This year’s judge will be Will Boast. Prizewinners will be announced at Boast’s Caxton Club reading on Thursday, April 19 at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Room, Old Main. Will Boast was born in England and grew up [...]

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Voices of Spoon River Unveiled

Posted on March 13th, 2012.

The Knox Writers’ House project and the Rural School and Community Trust’s Center for Midwestern Initiatives have teamed up to produce “Voices of Spoon River: The Ellisville Opera House.” The collaborative work, put together by Knox College post-baccalaureate fellow Emily Oliver ’11, combines audio recordings, essays, and photographs in a narrative about community pride and [...]

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CS Faculty, Students Attend Symposium

Posted on March 12th, 2012.

Computer Science faculty and two computer science majors recently returned from the 43rd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, the largest conference for CS educators. Hanna Fidoten ’12 presented her poster “Do Faculty Recognize the Difference Between Computer Science and Information Technology? A Survey of Liberal Arts Faculty,” created with Jaime Spacco. Casey Samoore [...]

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Move Your Vehicle

Posted on March 9th, 2012.

Students with vehicles on Campus are encouraged to remove them from City Streets and into College parking lots PRIOR to departing the Campus for Spring Break. During the break, the City of Galesburg will begin the Spring Street Sweeping program around the Knox Campus and has indicated that they will focus on the Campus on [...]

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New Exhibition at Galesburg Civic Art Center

Posted on March 9th, 2012.

Works by Bloomington artists Herb Eaton and Brian Simpson are now on display in the Blick Gallery through Saturday, March 31. The exhibition is in cooperation with the Eaton Gallery in Bloomington and features sculpture by Eaton and drawings by Simpson. The Blick Gallery is located behind the One12 Gift Shop at 112 East Main [...]

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Knox-Rush Medical Program Information

Posted on March 7th, 2012.

First year students who wish to apply for the Knox-Rush Early Identification Program, must complete two two-term sequences in science and mathematics their first year.  The sequences that can be counted are MATH 151 (or 140 and 141) and MATH 152, and any two sequential 100-level BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY or PHYSICS courses and receive grades of [...]

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Students Plunge for Special Olympics

Posted on March 6th, 2012.

Several teams of Knox College students were among more than 200 participants in the Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge, March 4, 2012, at Lake Storey in Galesburg. The event raised more than $35,000 to benefit Special Olympics of Western Illinois. The air temperature at the lake was listed at 33 degrees F, with the [...]

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Social Security Auditions Announced

Posted on March 6th, 2012.

Auditions for Prairie Players Civic Theatre’s production of Andrew Bergman’s “Social Security” have been announced by director, Mel Agar ’93. Auditions will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 19 and Tuesday, March 20 at the Prairie Players theatre, 160 South Seminary Street. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. “Social Security” [...]

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