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Immersion Summer 2022


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Power your summer with a Knox experience.

Knox College is pleased to announce Immersion Summer 2022. "Immersion Summer" provides hands-on, deeply engaging study opportunities. There are a wide variety of programs from which to choose: a course for credit, a team-based research project, or a travel program going to places nearby and far away. This is a chance to recharge your education through new and innovative projects and programs. 

There are three ways to participate in Immersion Summer 2022:

Take a Course for Knox Credit - June 8 - July 1, 2022

Collaborate with Knox Instructors - 8-Week Projects

Join an Intercultural Learning Program - 4-Week Programs

All programs are in-person. (Remote participation is not an option.)

Take a Course for Knox Credit - June 8 - July 1

Summer Term offers the opportunity for current Knox students, students from other institutions, continuing education students, and high-achieving high school students to enroll in courses taught by Knox’s nationally recognized faculty. Summer Term is a chance to engage in new challenges, broaden your academic studies, stay on pace for graduation, and prepare for your career.

Summer Term is a single, 3.5-week session. In 2022, this session will run from Wednesday, June 8 to Friday, July 1.

For Degree-seeking Knox undergraduates and Undergraduates from other institutions:  $1600 per 1.0 credit;  $800 per 0.5 credit.

Knox College first- and second-year students who are behind on credits, Non-degree-seeking continuing education students, High school students, and Auditors:  $800 per credit.

Learn more about Summer Term 2022.

Collaborate with Knox Instructors - 8-Week Projects - Open only to Knox students

Work with a team to engage in a research / creative project led by Knox faculty and staff.

All selected students receive a grant from Knox to support their participation in these projects.

Here is a list of the 2022 Collaborative Projects:

  • Bioregional Herbalism: Cultivating Healthful Relationships and Practices with Plants, People and Community
  • Community-Scale Compost Systems
  • Knox Graph Database
  • Programmable Biology
  • Wikipedia: Collaborative Research and Editing

Learn more about 2022 Collaborative Research Projects.

Join an Intercultural Learning Program - 4-Week Programs - Open only to Knox students

Join an immersive study group exploring an intercultural topic intensively and actively. You can participate in a short-term program led by Knox faculty and staff.

The major costs of participation in these learning opportunities are provided by a grant from the College. Additional personal expenses must be covered by the participants. Program leaders will provide additional details regarding program-covered costs and potential additional expenses.

Here is a list of the 2022 Intercultural Learning Programs:

  • Archeological Survey at Green Oaks
  • Bringing the Archive Online: A Conversation with Yamawaki Takako
  • Feminist Approaches to Museum Studies
  • French Immersion: The Galesburg Francophone Community Meets Knox College French Students
  • From Boxcar Denizens to H2 Visas: A Century of Mexican Immigrants in Western Illinois/Eastern Iowa
  • Preserving the Past, Facing the Future: Mexican Americans in the Midwest 
  • Roots on Angel Island: Immersion & Research on Early Chinese Immigration to the United States
  • Underrepresented in Medicine: Working towards Success for Pre-Med Students via an On-Campus Mentoring Program
  • U.S./ Mexico Border Asylum Advocacy

Learn more about 2022 Intercultural Learning Programs.

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