Photographic highlights from classes, events, student activities and more

March 29, 2012

A Knox College student participates in a dance workshop presented in 2008 by Aerial Dance Chicago. The dance group, whose founder and co-director is Knox graduate Kip Conwell, returns to Knox from April 9-12, 2012 for a residency featuring workshops and informal performances. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Student in aerial dance workshop

A Knox College student practices slacklining between two trees outside the residence hall quads. An on-line gallery features more campus fun and games from the first weekend of spring term. Photo by Kin Vong '13.

Student practices slack line.

Student Yeojin "YJ" Yi, who works as sous chef at En Season Café in Galesburg, shows a visitor at the restaurant how it takes more work to peel an organically produced hard-boiled egg. A news story on the Knox website features more photos with YJ and details on her passion for sustainable food production. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Student chef at restaurant

Students compare notes on programming computer robots, ahead of a competition in which robots built by teams of students were pitted against each other. An on line gallery contains more photos from the competition in February. Photos by Mia Sol del Valle '15.

Computer Robot Programming Competition

Student Christopher Poore fields a phone call while in the studio of WVKC, the Knox College student-run radio station, and one of his favorite places on campus. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Christopher Poore in WVKC

Biology professor Stuart Allison sets a mini prairie burn March 14, south of Seymour Union and Old Main on the Knox campus. When students return from Spring Break, Allison will conduct the spectacular annual prairie burn at the College's Green Oaks Biological Field Station. A gallery features more photos from the mini-burn. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Biology Professor Stuart Allison


Author Robin Wright talks with a Knox student as she signs copies of her book, Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World. In February, Wright was the 2012 Stellyes Distinguished Lecturer in Global Affairs. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Robin Wright


Karen Brandow and Charlie King, "musical storytellers and political satirists," perform in March in the Taylor Student Lounge. Photo by Mia Sol del Valle '15.

Karen Brandow, Charlie King


A student works on a sculpture made from a tree trunk for a studio art course. More photos from the project are in an online gallery. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Student art sculpture


A student model inside the front door of Old Main -- from an assignment in an art course in photography this term. Photo by Lotte Vonk '13.

Student in Old Main


Science students sponsored an informal kickball tournament on February 25. Photo by Supriya Kasaju '13.

Kickball Tournament


The Knox chapter of Sigma Chi was among five Knox teams that charged into Lake Storey in the 2012 Polar Plunge. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Sigma Chi in Polar Plunge 2012


The Knox College Jazz Ensemble performs at the 2011 Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival. The 2012 Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival is March 29-31. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival



KnoxPixFrom the KnoxPix Archives:

Knox College - 175th anniversaryFebruary 2012: Music, theatre -- all the arts were fine in February.

Knox College International FairJanuary 2012: Winter term photos feature International Fair, sports, snow, and scenery.

Terpsichore Dance RecitalDecember 2011: A stunning student dance recital, plus holiday higlights from on campus and in the community.

Pi Beta Phi Speed ReadNovember 2011: More Fall Term Fun!

Knox College HomecomingOctober 2011: Intriguing student photos from Homecoming to Halloween.

Knox College Union Board Fish n Chips partySeptember 2011: Student activities, such as the Fish 'n Chips party, staff at work, Pumphandle and other events at the start of the academic year.