The disciplined approach to problem-solving developed by the study of physics is particularly valuable for students entering high-tech fields, business, medicine and the law.
Other physics grads have continued into graduate study either in physics or in a physics-related area such as biophysics, astrophysics, engineering, and atmospheric science. Others have pursued options as varied as theological school, a career in business, graduate study in philosophy, or hotel management.
Resident, Neurosurgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Chetak Patel '06. (Right)
Graduate Student, Ph.D. program in Physics, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Muwen Kong '08.
Graduate Student, Law School, Fordham University, New York City, New York. Nick Klein '02.
Graduate Student, Ph.D. program in Material Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Virginia McCreary '04.
Graduate Student, Medical School, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado. Sarah West '09.
Graduate Student, Ph.D. program in Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. Tomomi Sunayama '09.
Mechanical Engineer, Cobham Mission Systems, Davenport, Iowa. Aaron Kimball '06.
Graduate Student, Ph.D. program in Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Jordan Watkins '07.
Graduate Student, Ph.D program in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Nathalie Haurberg '06.
Graduate Student, Ph.D. program in Chemistry, Vanderbilt University. Ryan Meier, '07.
Assistant Editor, The Enquirer, West Chester, Ohio. Cheryl Vari '96.
Principal Scientist, Hughes STX, Greenbelt, Maryland. Sean Casey '82.
Knox's new Creating Opportunities and Access in Science and Technology (COAST) initiative will offer academic and financial support to students planning on careers in biology, chemistry, and biochemistry.
Capping off Earth Month, members of the Knox College and Galesburg community gather for a Day of Service and an Earth Day Festival featuring, music, art, and information focused on the environment.
Panelists share their experiences in the world of sustainable business, and they discuss the promise of 'green jobs' at a discussion hosted by the Bastian Center for Career and Pre-Professional Development.