"I am committed to bringing China to Knox. From history, culture, language or just some delicious dumplings, I try to treat my students and colleagues to some of the rich diversity of my homeland."
Years at Knox: 2006 to present
M.S., 2005, Western Illinois University.
B.A. Shanxi University-China.
Chinese language and culture.
Michael Cooke and Ritu Gyawali are chosen for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program, which awards up to $5,000 for costs related to studying abroad.
John Podesta, a Knox College graduate and member of the Board of Trustees, will join the White House staff as a senior counselor to President Barack Obama, according to media reports.
Music and writing students collaborated and performed with renowned bassist and composer Ben Allison, as jazz fans got a live, free preview of Allison's new album, during Knox's inaugural Mirza Jazz Residency.