Dunn Scholarship Applications Due April 29

Interested in field biology research?
Need money to support the research?
Want to work at Green Oaks this summer?

The biology department would like to invite students to apply for the David “Burney” Dunn Student Field Research Scholarship. The Burney Dunn Scholarship will provide a stipend of $2500 to support a student engaged in field biological or ecological research during the summer of 2013. Preference will be given to students conducting their research at Green Oaks. Interested students should discuss possible research plans with a mentor and then submit an application to Linda Dybas, Biology Department Chair, by Monday April 29 at the latest. The proposal should be no more than two pages long. The proposal should describe the project, provide a basic outline of methods, and a timeline for the project.

Be a Part of Run-a-thon 2013: Dog Days

Alpha Phi Omega is hosting our annual Run-a-thon fundraiser on April 26th and 27th and invite you to join. This year, 100% of proceeds will go to the Knox County Humane Society.
Run-a-thon is our annual walking fundraiser that takes place on Turner Track. During the 24 hour event (which starts at 3 pm on the 26th), we invite you to come walk/run on the track and participating in various fun activities that APO has lined up.

Below is the schedule for Run-a-thon. Registration is $12 and staff and faculty are eligible for raffles once registered. Some prizes include a themed decoration from Calico Cat, 4 free dog wash coupons, and 1
free large bag of Eukanuba cat or dog food. Additional raffle tickets for each raffle can be purchased at the event.

Additionally, there will be all natural homemade dog cookies for sale for $5 a bag available all throughout the event.

Please use the follow link to register and we hope to see you there!


Lorraine Smith Prize Entries Deadline is May 3

The Lorraine Smith prize in English is awarded annually to the second year student writing the best essay in an English course. Prize given in books. Entries for the Lorraine Smith prize in English should be submitted as an e-mail attachment to Rob Smith (rsmith@knox.edu) by Friday, May 3. Judging is by the English faculty.

Prizewinner will be announced at Professor Audrey Petty’s Caxton reading in May.

Howard Wilson Prize Entries Deadline is May 3

DEADLINE: Friday, May 3

The Howard A. Wilson Prize is awarded annually to students writing the best essays in literary criticism during an academic year. There are cash prizes for first, second and third place. This year’s finalists will be judged by Audrey Petty, Professor of English at the University of Illinois. Entries for the Howard Wilson Prize in English should be submitted as an e-mail attachment to Rob Smith (rsmith@knox.edu) by Friday, May 3.

Prizewinners will be announced at Professor’s Petty Caxton reading in May.