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:
Knox's Team X-Ray places second among 15 liberal arts colleges that competed in an intense regional contest involving programming teams from colleges and universities in five states.
Finals and term projects can be more than tests and papers, as Knox College faculty make engaging assignments and exams -- including design your own superhero -- to evaluate student academic achievements.
A Knox College graduate and vice president of development at the Greater Peoria Business Alliance, Jim Lynch is among the young leaders recognized by InterBusiness Issues magazine.