Campus Events

January 11-17

The Knox Student's first meeting of the term

Interested in photography, writing, graphic design or videography? TKS is having its first meeting of the term at 5:30 p.m. tonight (Monday). No experience, no commitment necessary.

Mortar Board presents: Teach Me Anything! Lecture Series

Monday, January 11th

7:00pm, Round Room

Title: Creep: The Psychology of Paranormal Experiences

The first lecture in this fun series will be given by Knox professor of psychology, Frank McAndrew.

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Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment is this week! Details can be found in the link below.

For Fraternity Recruitment there is no need to register. We ask that you attend any and all events throughout the week in order to find the chapter that fits best. Fraternity Events are as follows:

Monday, January 11th:

-6:00PM-6:45PM- Tau Kappa Epsilon

-7:00PM-8:15PM- Sigma Nu

Tuesday, January 12th:

6:00PM-6:45PM-Gentlemen of Quality, Wilson House

7:00PM-8:15PM- Phi Gamma Delta

Wednesday, January 13th:

6:00PM-6:45PM- Beta Theta Pi

7:00PM-8:15PM-Sigma Chi


Thursday, January 14th:

6:00PM-6:45PM- Phi Gamma Delta

7:00PM-8:15PM- Beta Theta Pi

Friday, January 15th:

6:00PM-6:45PM- Sigma Nu

7:00PM-8:15PM- Tau Kappa Epsilon

9:00PM- Preference

Saturday, January 16th:

7:30PM - Call Out /Bid Night

For Sorority Recruitment we ask that you register on the 2nd link below, and that you attend our information session tonight (Monday) at 7:00pm in Alumni Room 302. Official recruitment events will begin on Wednesday at 6:30pm. Please contact Eleanor Kahn,, for any questions!

Professional in Residence: Dr. Derek Papp '01

Campus Lecture: The Tommy John Epidemic

Thursday, January 14th

6:30 p.m

Trustees Room, Alumni Hall

"The Tommy John Epidemic" is a surgical treatment for athletes with a deficient UCL. Recent times have seen an increase of UCL reconstructions performed on MLB pitchers and high school-aged athletes. The frequency raises the question: what is the role of the orthopedic surgeon in this epidemic?

The Professional in Residence program welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon and team physician Dr. Derek Papp '01. Dr. Papp specializes in sports medicine. He has provided medical care for professional and amateur athletic teams including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Florida International University Athletics, and is currently the Baltimore Orioles team physician.

Join us for the campus lecture. Register (link below) by Wednesday, January 13th, for an opportunity to meet Dr. Papp and hear about his professional experience.

International Club presents I-Fair 2016: Travel: What’s in Your Backpack?

I-Club invites you to participate in the booths fair, to be held in the CFA lobby on January 30th. To participate, please fill out this registration form (link here) by today, Monday, the 11th.

Booths should represent one or more countries. Clubs which do not represent a country or culture are encouraged to participate and select a country which is relevant to their club’s mission. If your country or culture doesn’t have a cultural club on campus, I-Club still encourages you to apply! Contact I-Club for assistance.

Requirements for booths: Represent one or multiple countries; Have the necessary information/materials to represent all countries, which includes: Name of your Country, Country Flag, Map, Interactive Activity (coloring, henna, video, teach a dance move, etc), Info/Facts (currency, language(s), capital, population, famous places, etc), Stamps/Stickers (for visitors to decorate their passports).

Suggested ways to decorate booths: Trinkets, Decorations, Photos, Traditional Outfits, Music. Resources for decorating booths: Knox craft room (Taylor Lounge), Dollar Tree, craft stores, items brought from home.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Monica Weller at

I-fair Culture Showcase Sign Up Information

Thank you for everyone who came to audition yesterday, we really appreciate your work for I-fair. We still have a few space for people who want to present their cultures in culture showcase but was not ready for audition. Please sign up for the 2016 I-Fair culture showcase here. Recommended performances include dances, musical performances, traditional wedding, fashion show, etc., and should be cultural. Performances can be up to 4 minutes long.

We will hold one more audition on January 15th from 4:00pm in Kresge.The committee is going to decide the final performances list after this audition. Performances do not have to be complete at the time of audition, but should give us an idea of where your performance is going. Dress rehearsals will be held on Sunday, Jan. 24th at 1pm and Friday, Jan. 29th (time TBD). All the selected performances are required to go to the rehearsals.

For more questions please contact Vela Lu

International Tea Hour

Join the Office of International Student Services (OISS) for a weekly International Tea Hour, featuring international teas, snacks, and conversation. Every Friday during the term, 4 - 5pm, Knight Student Lounge, Alumni Hall.

If you'd like to partner with OISS to sponsor a future International Tea Hour, please contact Rebecca Eckart (

Come celebrate the release of our fall edition with readers, refreshments, and the best windows in town!

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Jessica Tam Talk & Reception

Thursday, Jan. 14

5:00 pm

The Box Gallery

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UB Movie: Straight Outta Compton

Friday, January 15th

8:00 PM

Kresge Recital Hall

Film Club

Sundays, at noon, round room (CFA 110)

Q: Where can I, with like-minded peers, on a snowy Sunday afternoon, gather for screenings of American and international films? Where can I participate in invigorating, wide-ranging discussions thereof? Where can I learn about film-making, and find friends with whom to make movies? Where can I celebrate cinema?

A: Why, Film Club of course.

Contact: Caleb Fridell (, who will answer all your questions.

I-Fair Flag Parade

There is still time to participate in the I-Fair Flag Parade! The Flag Parade precedes the I-Fair Cultural Showcase in Kresge on Saturday, January 30th. If you'd like to carry a flag, please indicate your interest here.

Please note that seniors and students who have not previously carried a flag will be given priority. Direct any questions to

Media Head Applications 2016-2017

Please complete the following application to apply for a Media Head position for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. This application is due to the Office of Campus Life no later than Friday, February 19 by 4:30 pm.

Medias that Requirement an Application & Interview Include:

  • The Knox Student
  • Catch
  • Quiver
  • Cellar Door
  • Folio
  • WVKC

BIP Media Head Applications:

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