McAndrew Article Published

Frank McAndrew (Psychology) has co-authored an article with Knox psychology grad Joey Knutson ’14. The article was based upon the research done for Knutson’s Honors Thesis, and it is entitled “The Experience of Competition in Same- Versus Mixed-Sex Team Sports.” It appears in the most recent issue of Women in Sport and Physical Activity (2016, Vol. 24, pp. 7-13).

Tree Dedication Remembering Stephen Ford, May 28

From the Division of Student Development:

Join us in a dedication of a tree on the Knox campus to remember the life of Stephen P. Ford ’15.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

3:00 p.m.

The tree is located on the lawn between Raub/Sellew and Sherwin/Neifert residence halls. We will have some signs to direct you to the site.

All are welcome and invited to share their remembrances of Stephen.

Stephen Ford ’15 passed away suddenly on February 11, 2016. You can share memories and express condolences to the family here.

Computer Labs Schedule during Finals

Below are the hours for the computer labs during finals. Please be aware that some finals take place in the computer labs, please view the calendar online or outside the labs for specific available times.

Founders Lab:
Open 24 hours until closing on Wednesday, 6/1 at 8:00 am
Founders Lab will open on Commencement Day 6/5: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Founders Lab will remain closed through summer break.

Burkhardt Lab:
Reading Day, Friday, 5/27: 8:00 am to Midnight
Reading Day, Saturday, 5/28: 8:00 am to Midnight
Finals, Sunday, 5/29 – 5/31: 8:00 am to Midnight

Cat/Stellyes Lab:

Reading Day, Friday, 5/27: 8:00 am to Midnight
Reading Day, Saturday, 5/28: 8:00 am to Midnight
Finals: Sunday, 5/29 – 5/31: 8:00 am to Midnight
Open Senior Week: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday

Summer Hours Starting Tuesday, June 7: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday – Friday

Hellenga to be featured speaker May 24 in Springfield

Robert Hellenga (George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of English and Distinguished Writer-in-Residence) will be the featured speaker at the annual Friends of the Brookens Library at the University of Illinois at Springfield on Tuesday, May 24. He will read from and discuss The Confessions of Frances Godwin and The Truth About Death.

Event Information:

Carlin Metz Directed Show for Sandburg Festival

Liz Carlin Metz (Theatre) directed a Vitalist Theatre and Chicago Literary Hall of Fame co-production of Sandburg Among the Goats by Joanne Koch with script editing by Robin Metz. The one-man show with music from The American Songbag chronicles the life of Carl Sandburg and was performed by Chicago actor Paul Dunckel and Jon Wagner (musician) at Prairie Players Civic Theatre as part of the 21st Annual Sandburg Festival.

Gilbert Entry on Motherwell Published in the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism

Gregory Gilbert (Art and Art History) contributed the entry on the artist Robert Motherwell for the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. The REM launched its online platform last week and is now the world’s largest and most comprehensive interdisciplinary resource on modernism.

Heilmann Article Published

Lena Heilmann’s (Modern Languages) article “Literature and the Fear of a Suicide Epidemic after Fanny von Ickstatt’s Fatal Fall in 1785” was published in the Spring 2016 issue of Monatshefte. This article traces competing discourses pertaining to Ickstatt’s suicide in order to offer a broader understanding of the multi-faceted conversations regarding suicide and gender roles in eighteenth-century Germany.

Knox 101: Information Security, May 18-19

Dear Knox Community,

We’re pleased to announce the next Knox 101: Brown Bag Lunch series. Please join us on Wednesday, May 18 at noon or Thursday, May 19 at 8:00 a.m., both times in the Trustees Room in Alumni Hall, for the following:

Knox 101: Information Security: Tips for Protecting Yourself and Knox

Steve Hall, vice president and chief information officer, will share tips and guidance for ensuring the security of your personal and professional digital information.
The Knox 101: Brown Bag Lunch series is sponsored by the President’s Council and Human Resources. Bring your breakfast or lunch and join in this discussion to learn more about these important issues.

We look forward to seeing you on May 18 or 19.