In her retirement, Professor of Russian Emerita Jane Knox has committed herself to working with Special Olympics athletes. She is the assistant coach for the Maine track team, which recently competed with thousands of athletes at the Special Olympics 2014 USA’s competition in Princeton, N.J. Team member Joel Burkhardt, who works in Thorne Dining Hall, competed in the 800-meter race, the 1,500-meter run, the 4×100-meter relay, and the shot put competition.
Bowdoin’s Knox and Burkhardt Represent ME at Special Olympics Archives
by Rebecca Goldfine