Independent research, scholarship, and creative work are the hallmark of our educational program.
Knox ranks in the top 5% of higher education institutions in the nation to produce Ph.D. recipients relative to institutional size.
(Higher Ed Data Sharing Comm.)
An estimated 85% of our students complete an independent research or creative project by the time they graduate, and 53% report working on a research project with a faculty member outside of course or program requirements -- much higher than the 37% reported at peer institutions.
The Gerald and Carol Vovis Center for Research and Advanced Study can help you with:
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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 was selected for a new collection, "24 Gun Control Plays."
Rana Tahir, a double major in creative writing and political science, wrote dozens of poems and created 29 paintings after interviewing Kuwaiti residents about the 1990 Iraqi occupation.
Knox College awarded more than $1,750 in prizes in the 2013 Al Young Art Show. Organizing 200 art works in an array of media is a challenge, according student Katie O'Connor, who helped arrange the entries.