The 2015 Porter Prize Problem is out! The Porter Prize is funded by Carroll Porter, ’32, and is awarded annually for the best solution to a complex physical problem. This year’s mind-boggling physics problem concerns a “rotary engine”, a heat engine whose cyclic process is a circle in the PV-plane. Check out a detailed statement [...]
The English Department Announces The 2015 Davenport Fiction Contest
DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 at 4 p.m.
Entries are now being accepted for the annual Davenport Prize in Fiction sponsored by the English Department.
1) entrants must be in “good standing” but need not be English majors or enrolled in an English [...]
HOWARD WILSON PRIZE ENTRIES
DEADLINE: Friday, May 1
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. Entries for the Howard Wilson Prize in English should be submitted as an e-mail attachment [...]
The English Department Announces The 2015 Davenport Poetry Contest
DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 at 4 o’clock
Entries are now being accepted for the annual Davenport Prize in Poetry sponsored by the English Department.
1) entrants must be in “good standing” but need not be English majors or enrolled in an [...]
Join Aaron Bruce Ph.D., chief diversity officer at San Diego State University, on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 4 p.m. in Room 302, Alumni Hall to learn about his passion for exploring the globe and connecting cultures and how you can open doors to a world of possibilities that will inspire you to reach beyond your [...]
“[T]his is the glory of America, with all of its faults. This is the glory of our democracy. . . . If we were trapped in the dungeon of a totalitarian regime we couldn’t do this. But the great glory of American democracy is the right to protest for right.”
Martin Luther King, Jr., December [...]
The annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held Monday, January 19, at 11 a.m. in Harbach Theatre.
In order to allow faculty and students to attend and show their commitment to Dr. King’s ideals and ideas, the College will follow the Convocation class schedule below.
Sing the Verdi Requiem! It is one of the most powerful, dramatic, exciting, and beautiful choral-orchestral works ever written, and the Galesburg Community Chorus (GCC) will combine with the Knox College Choir and the Monmouth College Chorale to perform it on May 2.
GCC rehearses on Monday nights from 7-9 p.m. in Jay Rehearsal [...]
The English Department invites entries for the The NICK ADAMS SHORT STORY CONTEST 2015
(an annual contest sponsored by the ACM and dating back to 1973)
1. Entrants must be enrolled students in good standing at Knox but need not be English majors or enrolled in an English course.
Knox Men’s Soccer Team defeated Illinois College 1-0 on Friday in the MWC Tournament semi-finals. We will play Carroll, who defeated Lake Forest 2-1, TODAY, Saturday, Nov. 8 at NOON for the conference tournament championship and the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. We had the largest crowd in the history of Jorge Prats Field [...]
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