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  1. I Am Elon with Simone Jackson ’16

    A member of Elon’s track and field team, Simone is open to making mistakes and learning from them—both on the field and in the classroom.

  2. Forging identities through hip hop

    As Miles Williams 15 co-captained the Elon Phoenix football team over the past year, he was also conducting undergraduate research just a few miles away on the way hip hop music might help African-American children develop self-confidence and a sense of self.

  3. Endowment gift supports global engagement opportunities

    A generous endowment gift from the estate of two Elon grandparents will help make possible life-changing global study experiences as the university seeks to provide 100 percent access to these programs for all students.

  4. Dance film explores ‘The Passing of Time’

    Elon University faculty members Jen Guy Metcalf and J McMerty '00, with assistance from several students and alumni, collaborated to examine a love story through ages and stages of life.

  5. Ann Bullock named dean of Elon's School of Education

    The associate professor of education from East Carolina University will oversee an Elon school with 22 full-time faculty members and five full-time faculty members from Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences, who work with teacher education programs.

  6. Black History Month programs at Elon

    More than a dozen events in February will honor African-American contributions to the campus and the world as Elon University celebrates Black History Month.

  7. Elon mourns passing of friend & benefactor Doug Noiles GP '17

    Doug and his wife, Edna Truitt Noiles ’44 GP ’17, made a gift to Elon in 2003 to establish the Vera Richardson Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, and their later support of the Elon Academy has helped dozens of local high school students pursue dreams of a college education.

  8. Elon senior teaches piano 15 seconds at a time

    Honors Fellow Addison Horner created the account @thehashtagmusician to provide musical "micro lessons" to budding pianists, and he's sharing his undergraduate research findings this spring at several conferences.

  9. Keeping coffee hotter longer

    Elon University senior Madison Tamblyn captured the attention of angel investors when a new invention she created on campus won first place in January’s San Francisco ElevatorPitch entrepreneurship event.

  10. Students to help local residents during tax season

    Elon University undergraduate students are taking part for the first time this winter in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to assist eligible community members with preparing their tax returns.

  11. Elon Law student earns national spotlight for leadership

    Elon Law student Gerard Truesdale is featured in the American Bar Association’s Student Lawyer magazine for creating and operating a nonprofit that provides high school students with life skills and pathways to higher education. 

  12. Honoring MLK's memory with renewed calls for action

    Elon University students, faculty and staff took part in a Monday march through downtown Burlington that commemorated the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while raising awareness of work still to be done in advancing civil liberties.

  13. Susan Yow '76 selected to N.C. Sports Hall of Fame

    The former Elon women’s basketball standout with a distinguished career in collegiate and professional coaching will join eight other North Carolina sports figures to be formally enshrined during a May induction banquet.

  14. Elon Law announces new law practice incubator

    Elon University School of Law has created the Elon Law Legal Incubator to support Elon Law graduates who wish to develop solo law practices and to create opportunities for lawyers to provide reduced-cost legal services for low-income residents of Guilford County. 

  15. Honors Fellows strengthen community through service

    Elon University students participated in a January service project at the North Carolina Arboretum where they constructed natural shelters, built stick looms, and prepared children’s garden and craft activity areas, among other assignments.

  16. MSNBC Host: 'Courage is still our most important virtue'

    Channeling the teachings of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., journalist and author Melissa Harris-Perry called on Elon University students Wednesday to engage with people who hold different beliefs rather than avoid difficult conversations that can lead to personal growth.

  17. Activities & events to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Service opportunities, lectures and other special programs at Elon in January will commemorate the legacy of the late civil rights leader. MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry's visit to campus on Jan. 6 headlines the event series. 

  18. Michael Rich featured for best new legal scholarship

    Elon Law Professor Michael Rich is featured in a journal devoted to identifying "the best new scholarship relevant to the law" for his forthcoming University of Pennsylvania Law Review article on law enforcement's use of "big data."

  19. Campus Kitchen receives CoBank Rural Hunger Outreach Grant

    The $5,000 grant will help student volunteers continue to provide 200-plus meals to community members each week through a collaborative relationship with Allied Churches of Alamance County and the Community Services Agency of Alamance County.

  20. Our favorite Elon images of 2015

    As we bid farewell to 2015, we invite you to take a few minutes to recall the historic and memorable moments of the past year in a picture gallery created by University Communications photographers.

  21. 'I Am That Girl' at Elon promotes self-assurance

    Founded two years ago by Alli Lindenberg '17, the Elon University chapter of a national nonprofit organization fosters love and support among young women who confront a daily barage of cultural expectations and media stereotypes.

  22. Student researcher tackles concussions head-on

    Personal experience has driven Elon University senior Kayla Harvey to study the way collegiate varsity student-athletes recover from the type of head injuries that each year affect millions of Americans.