Facilities you'll find only at Knox include the Green Oaks Biological Field Station, home to the second-oldest restored tallgrass prairie in North America, where you can conduct ecological research, and the Galesburg Colony Underground Railroad Freedom Station, where you can examine primary sources from the anti-slavery movement.
Among the major academic facilities on campus:
You can do year-round research in all the sciences here, where you'll find many of your resources for experimental research. Thanks in part to major grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Health, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Knox boasts an impressive equipment list that includes:
You can pursue your creative aspirations in our facility for art, art history, theatre, dance, and music. To enhance your performances and studies, it houses:
The heart of the Knox campus, where you'll not only find more than a quarter million books and almost 700 print periodicals, but also robust special collections that let you really sink your teeth into major research projects, including:
Through his music capstone project, Nate Beck -- who has a minor in business and management -- finds that the processes of brand management and music composition have more in common than you'd probably expect.
Baby talk is serious business for senior Megan Beney, a double major in music and anthropology and sociology. Her Honors research focuses on the musical qualities of the ways that people talk to infants.
Leading up to a worldwide event -- Gun Control Theatre Action Week, May 27 through June 2 -- a play by Knox College theatre professor Neil Blackadder is selected for a new collection, "24 Gun Control Plays."