A significant number of Knox graduates have careers or have pursued graduate study in environmental fields, including the following:
Teacher, Environmental Studies, High School, Dan Prieto '08.
Community Organizer, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, Selene Gonzalez '08.
Graduate Student, Environmental Studies, Washington State University. Megan Hill '02.
Peace Corps, Cameroon. Elle Bechtold '04.
Urban Ag Educator, Gateway Greening, St. Louis, Missouri. Rachel Deffenbaugh '09.
Deputy Director, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield, Illinois. William Seith '81.
Assistant Support Scientist /Database Manager, Center for Biodiversity, Illinois Natural History Survey. Karyla Trester '97, winner of the 1999 Ratza Memorial Scholarship.
Intern,Hygieneering, Willowbrook, Illinois. Neeha Shrestha '07.
Graduate student, Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development, University of Wisconsin, Desmond Fortes '00.
Environmentalist, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, Illinois. Marcia Damato '87.
USDA Forest Hydrologist, Hiawatha National Forest, Escanaba, Michigan. Robert W. Hennes '75.
Graduate Student, Behavioral Ecology, Indiana University. Jennifer
Grindstaff '98, winner of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Professor of Biology, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana. David T. Krohne '74.
Technical Assistance Program Manager, Border Environment Corporation, El Paso, Texas. April Lander '87.
President, Peak Environmental Management, Inc., Green River, Wyoming. Myra Peak '76.
Graduate student, Environmental Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Chih Lun Tsau '94.
Naturalist/Data Analyst, Du Page County, DuPage, Illinois. Forest Preserve, Rachel Reklau '96.
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.
History Professor Danielle Fatkin shares artifacts from her archaeological dig in Jordan and provides a lab environment for students to develop skills in analyzing ancient pottery.
Campus event is affiliated with the national Bioneers movement, which focuses on exploring solutions for the world's most pressing environmental and social challenges.