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Knox Magazine

Fall 2010 -- Volume 94, Issue 2

Knox Magazine Fall 2010 CoverKnox is recognized among its peers as a pioneer in the promotion of undergraduate research and creative work. This issue of Knox Magazine traces the history of student research at Knox and profiles students who epitomize what it means to pursue original knowledge at a liberal arts college.


Letters: Read the President's Message, Editor's Note, and letters to the editor.

Meet the Trustee: "I believe in the tremendous value there is in having Knox College in our area," says Trustee Mark Kleine, president of Kleine Equipment, a John Deere farm equipment dealership with six locations in Western Illinois.

Pioneers in the Pursuit of Original Knowledge: How does a pioneer in student research and creative work continue to break new ground? It opens a center dedicated to research and advanced study.

Original Thinkers: It's not easy to highlight only a handful of the more than 90 percent of Knox students who conduct independent research or creative projects. Yet these five students epitomize independent research at Knox, as well as the liberal arts experience.

Wilbur F. Pillsbury, In Memoriam: By Roy Andersen, Timme Professor of Economics

Flashback: Thanks to those alumni who responded to our Flashback photo of the students and faculty who traveled to Besancon and Barcelona. We were able to identify a few folks in the photo, but we're still missing most. See if you recognize anyone.

Watering Our Roots: Thanks to the Reverend Pete Hosutt Scholarship and the Watts Family Scholarship, Michelle Geyer '10 was able to complete all four years at Knox College.

Class Notes: Catch up with your classmates and friends!