Archive for March, 2013

Terpsichore Dance Auditions, March 28

Posted on March 27th, 2013.

Thursday, March 28, 2013 5:30 PM Auxiliary Gym Come audition for this term’s Terpsichore Dance Collective show! Audition times are 5:30-6:30 p.m. or 7:00-8:00 p.m. Dancers need only come to one. No preparation or experience necessary! Come ready to move in dance-able clothes and socks, dance shoes, or bare feet.

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Byron York Lecture, April 2

Posted on March 27th, 2013.

Lecture: “A Fiscal Mess” Tuesday, April 2 7:00 PM Alumni Room, Old Main Byron York is the chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner and a Fox News contributor. Formerly White House correspondent for National Review, his work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Atlantic Monthly, and the New Republic. York [...]

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Kasser Was Keynote Speaker

Posted on March 26th, 2013.

Tim Kasser, psychology, recently gave two invited talks. In February, he gave a keynote presentation on “Children, Values, and Consumer Culture” at the Association Montessori International – USA 2013 Refresher Course in Tampa, FL. Then in March, he ran a workshop on “Using the science of values to improve children’s lives” at the 8th International [...]

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Former State Legislator Hawkinson to Speak about Leadership, Public Service, April 3

Posted on March 26th, 2013.

Carl Hawkinson will discuss his work in public service as the inaugural speaker in the Knox College Civic Leaders Lecture Series. Hawkinson will speak at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, in Ferris Lounge, Seymour Union. Hawkinson’s long and distinguished career includes service as Knox County state’s attorney, a member of the Illinois House of Representatives [...]

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Knox Choir Presents Galesburg Concerts March 28, April 20

Posted on March 26th, 2013.

After returning to Galesburg from its 2013 tour, the Knox Choir will present two performances, one on Thursday, March 28 and the other on April 20. The Home Tour Concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28 in Kresge Recital Hall. The Choir will perform the Haydn Lord Nelson Mass at 7:30 p.m. April [...]

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March 30 Symphony Features Acclaimed Harpist

Posted on March 26th, 2013.

On Saturday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Orpheum Theatre, the Knox-Galesburg Symphony features acclaimed harpist Faye Seeman, principal harpist of the Chicago Sinfonietta and Joffrey Ballet Orchestras and a founder of the Kithara Trio (flute, cello and harp). Along with several colleagues from the Chicago Jazz community, she also established the ZigZag Harp [...]

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Applications for Spring Break Housing Available

Posted on March 12th, 2013.

Applications for Spring Break Housing are now available Due March 12, 2013 @ 4:00 pm General Information: Spring Break Housing is available free of charge to all residential students Meals are not provided during Spring Break — you must find your own food! The application requires an online submission. Please use the following link. Application [...]

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Dean Haslem’s Availability during Final Exams

Posted on March 12th, 2013.

From Dean Lori Haslem: Availability during Final Exams I will be available during finals for academic emergencies. Please note: Incompletes are generally not approved after the end of classes, though you should nevertheless contact me in the case of a last-minute emergency that you believe calls for an incomplete. Wednesday and Thursday, March 13-14 (Reading [...]

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Sullivan ’13 Wins Prize for Research Project

Posted on March 11th, 2013.

Kasandara Sullivan ’13 won second prize in the Student Research Symposium for her talk “Pretransitional Optical Rotation in Liquid Crystals,” presenting her research project with professor Tom Moses. Sullivan’s talk was given March 1 at the Illinois Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers meeting at Western Illinois University.

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Steel Drum Montage, March 12

Posted on March 11th, 2013.

You are warmly invited to “Calypso Chaos,” a rip-roaring steel-drum montage featuring original compositions by the students of Music 145 (Music Theory I). An ad hoc steelband featuring Jeremy Day-O’Connel, Sarah Day-O’Connell, Jake Hawrlak (bass), and Sam Lewis (drums) will play on the CFA patio Tuesday morning, March 12, between second and third hours (10:30-10:40). [...]

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