Archive for April, 2012

Russian Pianist Returns to Perform with Symphony, April 28

Posted on April 18th, 2012.

The Knox-Galesburg Symphony (KGS) will feature world-renowned pianist Mikhail Petukhov at its 60th Anniversary April 28 concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Orpheum Theatre, Galesburg. The KGS, under the direction of artistic director/conductor Bruce Polay, will perform Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and McClellan’s “Gone Today” for Orchestra. Petukhov will perform Bach’s Concerto in D minor [...]

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Longou Presented Paper at Conference

Posted on April 18th, 2012.

Schahrazede Longou (modern languages) presented a paper at The 38th Annual African Literature Association. The conference met April 11-15, at SMU and Dallas’s Adolphus Hotel to explore human rights issues in Africa. The title of the paper is: “Echec et rebondissement au coeur de l’Afrique: Recit d’un naufrage salvateur dans L’Equation africaine” a study of [...]

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Tickets Available for 13th Annual SGAAA Scholarship Dinner

Posted on April 18th, 2012.

The 13th Annual Scholarship Dinner will be held again at Knox College Saturday, May 26. The (SGAAA) Support Group for African American Affairs Scholarship Dinner tickets can be purchased from any member. Please e-mail Terry L. Duffy, Karen Ford- Kelley, Stephanie Grimes, or Fred Hord if you plan to attend, or want to support this [...]

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Art Historian and Curator to Give Talk, April 19

Posted on April 18th, 2012.

The Art Department invites the Knox Community to a talk by art historian and curator, Dr. Jennifer Samet, on The Role of Empathy in Art. Empathy as the ability for humans to share feelings with one another and hopefully to enter into a state of compassion. Come and find out how this works when making [...]

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College and Symphony Historical Photo Exhibit Reception April 20

Posted on April 18th, 2012.

In celebration of two significant anniversaries – 175 years for Knox College and 60 years for the Knox-Galesburg Symphony (KGS) – the two have partnered to display a photo exhibit in the Blick Gallery at the Galesburg Civic Art Center through May 12. Knox will exhibit photos that illustrate the campus and major events spanning [...]

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Erin McKinstry ’12 Selected for Fulbright Fellowship

Posted on April 17th, 2012.

Erin McKinstry, a Knox senior from DeSoto, Missouri, has been selected to receive a Fulbright fellowship for international study in Germany. She will teach English. She also plans to pursue an internship, perhaps with an organization specializing in international women’s issues, and work on a research project about the impact of Turkish-German women writers on [...]

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Julia Sievert ’12 Earns Fulbright Fellowship

Posted on April 17th, 2012.

Knox senior Julia Sievert has been chosen for a highly selective Fulbright fellowship for international study. The Seattle, Washington, native will teach English in Germany. An environmental studies major, Sievert has two minors: one in German and the other in studio art with a focus on ceramics. She is president of the Knox Outdoor Recreation [...]

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Sustainable Fishing, Dining Focus of Earth Week

Posted on April 12th, 2012.

Knox celebrates Earth Week 2012 with a series of events, including a lecture by best-selling author Paul Greenberg, and a dinner open to the community showcasing sustainably raised seafood. One of our country’s most influential environmental thinkers, Greenberg will give a talk, “Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food,” at 5 p.m., Monday, [...]

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Nova Singers Presents “Drum Song,” April 14-15

Posted on April 12th, 2012.

Nova Singers, under the direction of Laura Lane, presents two performances of “Drum Song” this weekend. The first performance will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14 in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. The second performance takes place at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15 at First Congregational Church in Moline. The [...]

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Call for Entries: Tarbell and Kimble Prizes in Journalism

Posted on April 11th, 2012.

Student journalists are invited to submit their best feature and investigative stories for the Kimble and Tarbell Prizes in Journalism. The Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize is awarded for the best feature story published in The Knox Student between Spring Term 2011 and Winter Term 2012. Eligible stories can be feature stories on any topic. Hard [...]

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