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Knox College - All News Releases, 2002

November 2002

Caitlin Muelder Show on Amelia Earhart
Actress Caitlin Muelder will perform Solitaire, her acclaimed one-woman show about Amelia Earhart, Nov. 21-22 at Knox College. 13-Nov-02

Knox College Results in the National Survey of Student Engagement
Findings from the 2002 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) show that Knox College is a national leader in providing valuable co-curricular activities and opportunities to complement classroom experiences. 12-Nov-02

Lecture by Author, Attorney in "Right to Die" Case
William H. Colby, one of the attorneys in Nancy Cruzan case, will give a talk about his new book -- "Long Goodbye: The Deaths of Nancy Cruzan" -- Nov. 19, in Ferris Lounge. 12-Nov-02

Lecture on Iraq
Clifford Kiracofe, professor of history at Virginia Military Institute, will give a lecture -- U.S. Policy on Iraq -- Nov. 14 in Ferris Lounge, Seymour Union, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois. 11-Nov-02

Robert Bullard on Environmental Justice
Robert Bullard, director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark University, will give a lecture -- Racism and the Environment -- Nov. 13, in Kresge Hall, Knox College. 8-Nov-02

Computer Programming Contest
Newly-formed Knox computer programming teams finish 40th and 83rd among 106 teams at the 2002 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Intercollegiate Programming Midwest Regional. 8-Nov-02

Community Band Concert
Knox-Sandburg Community Concert Band performs Wednesday, November 13, 2002. 7-Nov-02

Volunteers Work on Dandelion Day
Knox College students celebrate Dandelion Day by working at volunteer service projects in Galesburg on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002. 5-Nov-02

Student English Conference
Senior English literature majors at Knox College present research papers at a conference -- Island Stories: Domination and Identity in the Literatures of English Empire -- Nov. 20, in the Common Room. 6-Nov-02

Knox Water Polo Club to Tourney
The Knox College Water Polo Team finished 10th in the national tournament -- the first time in school history that a club sport has competed at a national tournament. 05-Nov-02

Lecture by Jim Edgar
Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar, giving the 2002 Robison Lecture on Oct. 31, discusses challenges that the next governor of Illinois will face — in particular, balancing the state budget and restoring public trust in government. 01-Nov-02

October 2002

Theatre class builds "Magic Props"
Scary effects abound as theatre class shows magic props, the day before Halloween. 31-Oct-02

Jennifer Smith Lecture on Dance
Jennifer Smith, Assistant Professor of Dance at Knox College, gives a lecture -- Movement for the Masses: Making Dance Accessible -- Nov. 1, in the Auxiliary Gymnasium. 29-Oct-02

Student Groups Gather Food Donations
The Knox College chapters of Beta Theta Pi and Pi Beta Phi go door-to-door in Galesburg on Sunday, Nov. 3, collecting canned goods in support of Trick or Treat so Kids Can Eat, a program sponsored by FISH, a social service agency. 28-Oct-02

Knox Grad Philip Burgess to Lead Academy
Business leader Philip M. Burgess, a 1961 Knox College graduate and Alumni Achievement Award winner, has been named president of the National Academy of Public Administration. 24-Oct-02

Houston Baker Lecture on Faulkner
Houston Baker give a lecture -- Traveling With Faulkner: A Tale of Myth, Contemporaneity, and Southern Letters -- Nov. 5 in Kresge Hall at Knox College. 23-Oct-02

Choir Concert Fall 2002
The Knox College Choir, directed by Laura Lane, professor of music, performs Sunday, Nov. 3. The program includes a world premiere of a work by In-Sil Yoo. 22-Oct-02

Jorie Graham Reading
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jorie Graham gives a reading Saturday, Nov. 9 in the Common Room, Old Main, Knox College. 22-Oct-02

Allison on Teaching
Stuart Allison, associate professor of biology, is interviewed by The Chronicle of Higher Education for a story about teaching at small liberal arts colleges. 22-Oct-02

Knox Alumni in Community Volunteer Projects
More than 30 Knox College alumni participate in community service projects in Galesburg and Chicago on October 26, as part of National Make a Difference Day. 21-Oct-02

Lecture on Epigraphy
Nike Makres of the College Year in Athens Program speaks on Epigraphy in Greek Archaeology, Oct. 22 at Knox College. 18-Oct-02

Faith Ringgold Lecture
Artist and author Faith Ringgold speaks Oct. 23, in Kresge Hall, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois 18-Oct-02

Panel on Iraq
A panel discussion on U.S. policy toward Iraq, 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, in Kresge Hall. 16-Oct-02

General David Fridovich
General David Fridovich, a commander of U.S. Special Forces antiterrorism operations, speaks Oct. 24 to the KnoxTalks luncheon series. 15-Oct-02

Theatre: Durang/Durang
Knox College Theatre presents Durang/Durang, six humorous one-act plays by Christopher Durang, October 25-26 and Nov. 1-2. 15-Oct-02

James Haslem on Entrepreneurship
James R. Haslem, an attorney who specializes in corporate law, speaks on Entrepreneurship and Financing: Why Wall Street Matters, Nov. 7 at Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois. 15-Oct-02

Presidential Installation
Knox College installs Roger L. Taylor as the 18th President of the College. 11-Oct-02

Lecture on Forest Fire Policies
William G. Robbins of Oregon State University will give a lecture -- Burning Forests: Politics and National Fire Policy -- Oct. 21 at Knox College. 8-Oct-02

Tim Kasser on Materialism
Tim Kasser, associate professor of psychology at Knox College, discusses his newly-published book on materialism. 07-Oct-02

Richard Burkhardt Lecture
Richard W. Burkhardt, Jr., professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will give a lecture -- Animal Breeding and the Social Order from the Enlightenment to Charles Darwin -- at Oct. 18, at Knox College. 3-Oct-02

McNair Fellows Give Research Talks
Knox College students give presentations about their independent study and research projects conducted as part of the McNair Fellowship Program, Oct. 8-9 in the Wilson House. 3-Oct-02

Homecoming 2002
Schedule of events for Knox College Homecoming 2002. 02-Oct-02

Kampwirth on Latin American Women's Movements
Karen Kampwirth, associate professor of political science at Knox College, speaks on Women and Guerrilla Movements in Latin America, Oct. 4, in Seymour Library. 1-Oct-02

Aimee Bender Reading
Author Aimee Bender reads from her own works, Oct. 18, in the Muelder Reading Room, Seymour Library, at Knox College. 1-Oct-02

September 2002

Knox College Completes Fund Campaign
Knox College has successfully completed the largest fund drive in the College's history -- the $125-million Knox Now! campaign. 30-Sep-02

Geologist Susan Landon
Geologist Susan Landon will give a lecture -- Iowa: A Source for Hydrocarbons -- at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Wilson House, 182 W. South St., Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois. 27-Sep-02

William Longbrake on Banking
William Longbrake, chief financial officer and vice chair of Risk Management of Washington Mutual, Inc., and an expert in the field of banking and finance, gives the Timme Lecture in Economics, "The Future of Banking," at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3rd, in Ferris Lounge. 25-Sep-02

Lecture by Carol Adams
Author Carol J. Adams presents a lecture and slide show -- The Sexual Politics of Meat -- Oct. 1 at Knox College, presented by the campus group Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (SETA) to mark World Vegetarian Day. 25-Sep-02

Lecture by Julia Butterfly Hill
Environmentalist and author Julia Butterfly Hill, famed for living in a tree to protect it from logging, speaks Oct. 10, 2002 in Kresge Hall, Ford Center of the Fine Arts, Knox College. 24-Sep-02

Jazz Vocalist Semenya McCord
Jazz vocalist Semenya McCord will perform a concert -- Songs for My Father -- at 7 p.m., Sept. 28, at Bethel Baptist Church in Galesburg. 17-Sep-02

US News Rankings
U.S. News rankings -- Knox College is one of the most internationally diverse national liberal arts colleges, and one of the best buys among national liberal arts colleges. 13-Sep-02

Students Attend International Conference
Knox College students and administrators attend the International Conference on Residential Advising, Sept. 18-22 at ITESM/Tec de Monterrey, in Monterrey, Mexico. 12-Sep-02

Lecture by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk
Award-winning author Elizabeth Van Steenwyk, a Galesburg native and 1948 Knox College graduate, speaks Sept. 20, in the Common Room, Old Main at Knox College. 7-Sep-02

Lectures on Christianity
New Testament scholar and historian Craig Blomberg gives two talks about Christianity, Sept. 26 at Knox College. 06-Sep-02

Lectures by Paul Copan
Paul Copan, Visiting Assistant Professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, speaks on religious pluralism and tolerance, Sept. 30 at Knox College. 6-Sep-02

Lincoln Colloquium 2002
Leading Lincoln experts will assemble to discuss Abraham Lincoln's presidential writings at the 17th Annual Lincoln Colloquium, Sept. 27 and 28 at Knox College. 6-Sep-02

Princeton Review Rankings
Knox College is selected for the new edition of The Best 345 Colleges, published by Princeton Review. 6-Sep-02

September 11 Observance
Knox observes anniversary of September 11 attacks with bell ringing, moment of silence. 3-Sep-02

Photo Exhibit by Joann Brennan
"Managing Eden," an exhibit of photographs by Joann Brennan will be on display from Sept. 13 through Oct. 11 in the Gallery, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. An opening reception will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13.

Visiting Israeli Scholars
Two visiting scholars from Israel, one Jewish and one Palestinian Muslim, lecture and teach at Knox College in September. 3-Sep-02

August 2002

Pulitzer Winner Barry Bearak to Speak Sept. 12
New York Times reporter Barry Bearak, a Pulitzer Prize-winner and Knox College graduate, gives the Convocation Address at the Knox College Opening 2002 Convocation, Sept. 12. 28-Aug-02

Taylor Attends Harvard Seminar
Knox College President Roger Taylor attends Harvard University's Seminar for New Presidents. 26-Aug-02

Summer Science Seminars
Knox college students and faculty present research talks in a series of Summer Science Seminars. 12-Aug-02

Business Program Includes Ethics
The new Program in Business and Management at Knox College, including a strong commitment to the study of business ethics, was designed well in advance of recent business-related scandals. 08-Aug-02

July 2002

Smith Receives Dance Residency
Jennifer Smith, assistant professor of dance at Knox College receives a month-long residency in dance at the Atlantic Center for the Arts to work with choreographer Doug Elkins. 18-Jul-02

Spence Studies Lewis and Clark
Knox College history professor Mark Spence is among the scholars interviewed for the July 8, 2002 issue of Time magazine that highlights the upcoming bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition. 11-Jul-02

June 2002

IEPA Workshop
Knox hosts Illinois Environmental Protection Agency workshop for local officials. 28-Jun-02

Summer Tutoring Project
Knox College students tutor students at Galesburg High School in a "pre-start" component of the Gale Scholars Program. 25-Jun-02

Millman Selected for NSF Post
Dr. Richard Millman, professor of mathematics at Knox College, is appointed Program Director for Infrastructure in the Division of Mathematical Sciences at the National Science Foundation (NSF). 12-Jun-02

Rockefeller Environmental Studies Grants
Knox College students receive grants from the Rockefeller Foundation for environmental studies research projects. 15-Jun-02

President Taylor Appointed to State Board
Knox College President Roger Taylor is appointed to Board of Trustees of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. 6-Jun-02

Commencement 2002 Overview
Knox College honors distinguished figures in environmental activism, philanthropy, Spanish literature and photojournalism at the College's commencement ceremonies on Saturday, June 8, 2002. More about the honorary degree recipients:
   Environmental Activists Anna Johnson and Jane Johnson
   Spanish Scholar Basilio Losada
   Photographer Donald Clinton Grant
   MacArthur Foundation President Jonathan Fanton
Photographs from Commencement

May 2002

Knox Receives NCAA Grant
Knox College receives a grant from the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minority and Women's Internship program. 28-May-02

Commencement Feature: 96-year-old to receive degree
96-year-old Jean Hillmer Kahl of Freeport, Illinois, receives a bachelor's degree at Knox College's 2002, completing a degree she started in 1923. 24-May-02

Miserocchi Recital
Kristin Miserocchi performs May 25, 2002 at Knox College. 21-May-02

Catch Reception
Knox students read selections from Catch, the college literary magazine, May 23, 2002 at the Galesburg Civic Art Center. 21-May-02

Nick Adams Finalists
Knox College students Eileen G'Sell and David Karczynski are selected finalists in the 2002 Nick Adams Short Story Contest. 21-May-02

Student group performs "devised theatre"
Student group performs devised theatre, May 24-25 at Knox College. 21-May-02

Reading by Kendall Dunkelberg
Author Kendall Dunkelberg gives reading May 22 at Knox College. 21-May-02

Michael O'Mary Reading
Freelance writer and editor Michael O'Mary performs comedy sketches May 24, 2002, at Knox College. 21-May-02

Habitat for Humanity Dedication
Knox students help dedicate a newly-completed Habitat house in Galesburg -- the first Habitat project sponsored entirely by the student chapter. 20-May-02

Dance Recital May 24-25
The Knox College Department of Theatre and Dance will present student dance recitals at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25. 15-May-02

Theatre: "Wild Things"
Where the Wild Things Are, a play based on the book by Maurice Sendak, performed May 16-18 in Studio Theatre. 10-May-02

Lecture by Kurt Piehler
Historian Kurt Piehler speaks on The Past Re-Experienced: Oral History and World War II Combatant Memories, May 23 at Knox College. 15-May-02

Barbershop Group
Six Ways from Sunday performs a-cappella and barbershop music, May 17 in Kresge Hall at Knox College. 13-May-02

College for Kids 2002
Courses in art, music, literature, history, mathematics and science are offered at the annual College for Kids Program, June 17-28 at Knox College, 10-May-02

Indian Music Concerts
Classical Indian musician Amol Sandil will give two workshops and one performance, Wednesday through Friday, May 15-17 at Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois. 13-May-02

Lecture by James Kilts
Gillette CEO James Kilts is the inaugural speaker for the "Knox Talks" program series. 7-May-02

Al Young Show
The Al Young Show features works by Knox College students. This year's judge is art critic David Cohen. 8-May-02

"Blithe Spirit" May 8-11
Knox College Theatre presents Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward, May 8-11, 2002. 6-May-02

Oral History of WW II Vets Knox College student Greg Kupsky conducts oral history project with World War II veterans. 3-May-02

Seyyed Hossein Nasr Lecture
Seyyed Hossein Nasr presents two talks at Knox College, Foundation for a Dialogue between Islam and Judaism, and Islam and the Image of Islam in the West, on May 16, 2002. 01-May-02

April 2002

Author Valerie Martin
Author Valerie Martin will read from her own works at 4 p.m., Friday, May 3. 30-Apr-02

Women's Chorale Concert Knox College Women's Chorale performs Saturday, May 11. 26-Apr-02

MacArthur Foundation President to Speak
Jonathan F. Fanton, President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Chairman of Human Rights Watch, will give the commencement address at Knox College on Saturday, June 8, 2002. 23-Apr-02

Robin Behn Poetry Reading April 25
Robin Behn of the University of Alabama will read from her poetry Thursday, April 25. 23-Apr-02

Student Psychology Conference
Knox College hosts the annual ILLOWA Undergraduate Psychology Conference on Saturday, April 27 18-Apr-02

Lecture on Christianity and Roman Law
John W. Mauck, an attorney specializing in First Amendment religious rights, will give a talk on Christianity and Roman Law, April 26. 15-Apr-02

Matt Wilson Concert
Concert April 19 at Knox College by the Matt Wilson Quartet with Dawn Thompson features works based on poems by Carl Sandburg. 12-Apr-02

Lectures by David Finko
David Finko gives two lectures, one on Russian submarine engineering and one on Jewishness in the music of Schoenberg, April 18 and 19, 2002 at Knox College. 12-Apr-02

Lecture on Political Forgiveness
Mark Amstutz of Wheaton College, talks on Political Forgiveness, April 18, 2002 at Knox College. 12-Apr-02

Latino Pride Week 2002
Lo Nuestro presents Latino Pride Week April 28 through May 4, 2002 on the Knox campus. 11-Apr-02

Romano Elected to Education Council
Knox Vice President Xavier Romano Elected to National Education Council. 9-Apr-02

Barry Bearak Wins Pulitzer Prize
Knox graduate Barry Bearak of the New York Times wins a 2002 Pultizer Prize for his coverage of Afghanistan. 11-Apr-02

Choral Group Performs
Nova Singers, a professional choral group directed by Laura Lane, professor of music at Knox College performs for the American Choral Directors Association. 10-Apr-02

Student Art Shows
The schedule for art shows during spring term at Knox College.

Student panel discussion on violence
Nine Knox students who attended the Color of Violence II Conference in March 2002 present a panel discussion on violence on April 10. 8-Apr-02

Lectures on Astronomy
Astronomer Alex Filippenko will give the Phi Beta Kappa Lecture, "Einstein's Biggest Blunder? The Case for Cosmic Antigravity," and two other talks April 15 and 16 at Knox College. 5-Apr-02

Lecture on German Literature
Christian Klein of the Freie Universitat Berlin will give a talk, "Homoerotic Writing in Nazi Germany," April 18 at Knox College. 5-Apr-02


The Neo-Futurists Perform April 3
The Chicago theatre group The Neo-Futurists perform "Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind," April 3 in Kresge Hall. 28-Mar-02

Dance Improvisation April 6
An improvisational dance performance will feature Chicago choreographer Deb Siegel, Jennifer Smith of the Knox faculty, and dancer Tiffany Van Cleaf, along with Knox College dance students, on Saturday, April 6 in the Auxiliary Gymnasium. 28-Mar-02

Choir Concert April 5
The Knox College Choir will present its 2002 Home Tour Concert on April 5, in Kresge Hall. 22-Mar-02

Scholarship Dinner
The annual scholarship dinner of the Galesburg Support Group for African American Affairs is Saturday, March 30, on the Knox campus. 21-Mar-02

Kemper Foundation Grant for Business Knox College receives a grant from the James S. Kemper Foundation to help create a new Business and Management Program. 19-Mar-02

Knox Grad Barry Bearak Wins Polk Award for Journalism
Barry Bearak, co-chief of the New York Times bureau in New Delhi, India, and a 1971 graduate of Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, has received a prestigious 2001 George Polk Award, which recognizes superb reporting based on original investigation. 14-Mar-02

Lecture on Christianity in Mayan Mexico
David Timmer, professor of religion and history at Central College in Pella, Iowa, will give a lecture, "Christianity in Mayan Mexico," April 1, in the Common Room. 14-Mar-02

Lecture by Federal Judge Harry Edwards
The Honorable Harry T. Edwards, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, will conduct an Open Forum at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Common Room, Old Main. 13-Mar-02

Lecture on Death Threats Against Lincoln
Thomas F. Schwartz, Illinois State Historian, will give a lecture, "'Abe Must Die': Lincoln's Death Threats," at 4:00 p.m., Friday, March 29, in the Common Room, Old Main. 13-Mar-02

Choir Tour Preview Concert The Knox College Choir presents its 2002 Tour Preview Concert on March 10. 5-Mar-02

Debate Tournament Results Three members of the Knox College Debate Team win awards at the 2002 Indiana State Parliamentary Championship Tournament. 5-Mar-02

Rootabaga Jazz Festival
22nd Annual Rootabaga Jazz Festival features organists Joey DeFrancesco and Tony Monaco, March 7-9 in Galesburg. 4-Mar-02


Jeffers, Okantah Poetry Reading
Poets Honoree Jeffers and Mwatabu Okantah will read from their works Feb. 27, as part of Black History Month. 25-Feb-02

Lecture by Marilyn Webb
Marilyn Webb will give a lecture, Feminism and the Other End of Life: Medicine, Caregiving and Dying, Feb. 27 at Knox. 25-Feb-02

American History Gift
Knox College announces receipt of an estate gift from two anonymous donors to support a faculty chair in Early American History, as well as a related scholarship and book fund. 25-Feb-02

Hunger Simulation Banquet
Knox College students hold a World Hunger Simulation Banquet on Feb. 27 to help raise both awareness of hunger and funds for hunger relief efforts. 22-Feb-02

Knox Receives Mellon Grant
Knox College receives a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support its academic program restructuring. 21-Feb-02

Robert Hellenga Novel
Robert Hellenga, Professor of English at Knox College, publishes his third novel, Blues Lessons, and gives public readings around the nation. 21-Feb-02

Trustee James Kilts Wins Chicago Business School Award
Knox College trustee James M. Kilts wins the 2001 Distinguished Corporate Alumnus Award from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. 21-Feb-02

Community Band Concert
The Knox-Sandburg Community Band performs on Feb. 27. 21-Feb-02

Lecture by Peace Corps Volunteers
Gavi Rosenthal and Sherry Sullivan, both 1998 graduates of Knox College, give a campus talk about their experiences in the Peace Corps on Feb. 27. 21-Feb-02

Dance Festival
Knox College dance students will give a recital Feb. 23, performing three works that they will present at the upcoming American College Dance Festival. 19-Feb-02

Lecture by Henry Joe
Henry Joe, professor emeritus of art at Knox College, speaks on The Mystery of Beauty and Zen, Feb. 28, 2002. 19-Feb-02

Taylor Named President
Roger Taylor is named 18th President of Knox College by the College's Board of Trustees. 16-Feb-02

Chicago Magazine Editor Speaks
Richard Babcock, editor in chief of Chicago Magazine, speaks about Feature Writing, February 18 at Knox College. 15-Feb-02

25-Year Employees Honored
Knox College honors three employees during Founders Day, Feb. 14, for 25 years of service to the college — professors Stephen Fineberg and Penny S. Gold, and staff member Karyn Halloran. 13-Feb-02

Student Research in Chess Programs
John Doyle, a senior computer science major at Knox, will give a talk about his research into chess-playing computer programs, "The Quest for a Beautiful Chess Program," on Mon., Feb. 18, 2002. 13-Feb-02

Seyyed Hossein Nasr Lectures Postponed
Lectures by Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Foundation for a Dialogue between Islam and Judaism, and Islam and the Image of Islam in the West, scheduled for Feb. 26, have been cancelled and will be rescheduled for later this spring. 12-Feb-02

DARE Lock-Down 2002
The Knox College Dare to be Different Club will host Lock Down 2002! -- its fourth annual overnight lock-in for local high school students, on Feb. 22-23. 11-Feb-02

Student Theatre
A Knox College student theatre troupe, Animal 57, which performs devised theatre, will present Footnotes, Feb. 15 and 16. 11-Feb-02

Founders Day 2002
Knox College marks its 165th anniversary on February 14, 2002. The ceremony celebrates the restoration of the Old Main bell tower, followed by the presentation of Alumni Achievement Awards to David Yount, Richard Aft and Donald Sweeney. 11-Feb-02

Tetsuya Yamada Wins Award
Tetsuya Yamada, Assistant Professor of Art at Knox, receives a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award recognizing him as one of the best emerging artists in the country. 11-Feb-02

Lincoln Studies Center Receives Grant
The Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College receives a grant to begin a new project that will eventually make all of Abraham Lincoln's presidential papers available on-line. 8-Feb-02

Happy Birthday Mr. President?
Abraham Lincoln encouraged Americans to celebrate Washington's Birthday. But did he get cards or letters on his own birthday? Work by the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College makes it possible to answer that question, and many more, about Lincoln. 8-Feb-02

John Baily Honored on 100th Birthday
Knox College honors John R. Baily of Chicago on the occasion of his 100th birthday on Jan. 18, 2002. 05-Feb-02

The Cubicle Corps
Knox grad Mike O'Mary looks at the grins and groans of life in a corporate office in "Cubicles," a sketch comedy playing through Feb. 24 in Chicago. 04-Feb-02

Lecture by Kwanzaa Founder Maulana Karenga
Maulana Karenga, founder of Kwanzaa, will give the keynote address for Black History Month 2002, Feb. 14 at Knox. 04-Feb-02

M'zuri Performance
Singer and actress M'zuri performs her one-woman show, Fannie Lou Hamer, Feb. 11, 2002 as part of Black History Month at Knox. 04-Feb-02.

Black Student Panel Discussion
Knox College will present a panel discussion, "Black Students on Predominantly White Campuses," Feb. 12, as part of Black History Month. 04-Feb-02


McGaughey Joins PR Staff
Knox College has appointed Alison R. McGaughey of Galesburg as Marketing Communications Coordinator in the Office of Public Relations. 30-Jan-02

Dickinson, Gallas, Brown; New Advancement and Alumni Staff
Knox College appoints Maureen Mahoney Dickinson and Jennifer Gallas as Assistant Directors of the Annual Fund. Carol Brown is named Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs. 30-Jan-02

Bell Tower Replaced
Workers replaced the bell and tower atop historic Old Main on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The tower and bell were removed in December for repairs. 29-Jan-02

Lecture on NY Times Series
Barbara Stewart, a reporter with The New York Times, will give a lecture, "Love Stories: Portraits of Grief from the World Trade Center," at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4, in Ferris Lounge. 25-Jan-02

Goat Statue Decorating Contest
Knox students and employees are invited to submit designs to decorate a fiberglass goat statue for the Sandburg Days Festival. 21-Jan-02

Community Environment Grants
The Knox College Environmental Studies Program accepts suggestions for community partnership grants, in which students would work with community organizations on environmental problems in the Galesburg area. 22-Jan-02

Lecture: Religion on Campus
Peter L. Laurence, Director of the Education as Transformation Project at Wellesley College, speaks Feb. 6, 2002 about Religious Pluralism and Spirituality on Campus. 21-Jan-02

Black History Month
Kwanzaa founder Maulana Karenga is the keynote speaker for Black History Month events at Knox during February 2002. 17-Jan-02

King Birthday Celebration
Knox College faculty members will speak at a special campus event honoring Martin Luther King, on the anniversary of King's birthday, Jan 21. 17-Jan-02

Old Main Time Capsule
A time capsule is discovered inside the bell tower of Old Main, which was removed in December 2001 for repairs. 15-Jan-02

International Fair 2002
Indian and Native American dance groups highlight entertainment at the 21st annual International Fair. Also, food and cultural exhibits from around the world, prepared by Knox students. Tickets available at the door. 10-Jan-02

Knox Jazz Series
The OddBar Trio performs Jan. 13 in the third concert in the Knox Jazz Series. 07-Jan-02

Grant for Dance Residency
Knox receives an Illinois Arts Council state grant to support a campus residency in January by Kalapriya, an Indian dance group. 07-Jan-02

Art Show by Tony Gant
Art works by Tony Gant of the Knox art department are on display Jan. 13 through Feb. 6, with an opening reception on Jan. 18. 07-Jan-02

Illinois First Grant for Alumni Hall
Knox College receives $1.5-million in Illinois First funding to restore its historic Alumni Hall building. 04-Jan-02

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