UPDATE on 3/9/2014 at 2:30 P.M.: Full power has been restored to the Danieley Center residential neighhborhood and students are now permitted to return to their rooms. Read this note for more information on university operations and schedules as Elon continues clean-up efforts from recent winter weather.
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Elon University's vice president for Student Life shares updates on campus conditions with parents of students impacted by a recent winter storm.
Courses taught in an academic building damaged March 7 by a falling tree have been reassigned to other spaces around campus.
The celebration will be held March 11 as part of the university’s Founders Day activities.
Elon continues its 125th anniversary video series with a look at the university's remarkable journey from near collapse in the 1930s to a place of prominence in American higher education.
Professor Emeritus of History George W. Troxler, author of From a Grove of Oaks: The Story of Elon University, will be available at several book signings beginning March 12.
The pavilion sustained significant damage when a nearby tree toppled because of ice and wind. Students, non-essential university personnel, and campus visitors are instructed to stay clear of the area.
A graveside service is set for Saturday, March 8, at 11 a.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery on North Main Street in South Boston, Va.
Omolayo Ojo is competing for a highly competitive national fellowship awarded each year to those with goals of working in public service or government. Winners will be announced in April.
The National Association for Music Education recognized its Elon University members for their contributions to the "It Takes a Village" Project reading program.
Elon University's Isabella Cannon Global Education Center created a program that allows students to spend a full semester living, learning and interning in the "Big Apple."
Edward W. Felten, a computer security and privacy expert, urged students to figure out what it will take to keep personal information private.
The awards recognize alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years and who have enjoyed major professional success, made a big difference in their community and been loyal supporters of Elon.
Emory University Professor Hiram Maxim visits Elon University on March 10 to lead a timely discussion on writing and critical thinking.
Join Elon's Women’s/Gender Studies Program and Elon Athletics as they celebrate the history and achievements of women’s athletics at Elon during Women’s History Month.
Only one-third of North Carolina registered voters approve of U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's job performance, her lowest rating in a year, according to the latest Elon University Poll.
The Elon University board of trustees has elected longtime board members Barbara Bass and James Maynard to serve as life trustees, and outgoing board member Tom Mac Mahon as emeritus trustee.
Elon women's lacrosse team claimed its first win in program history with a 16-7 victory over Saint Francis during its first home game on March 1 at Rhodes Stadium.
The center on the first floor of the Koury Business Center named for one of Elon’s most devoted families is the centerpiece of a sales program that school leaders cite for helping to elevate the university’s national reputation.
Daniel Asia, a renowned professor of composition at the University of Arizona, comes to campus March 3-4 for programs sponsored by the Department of Music, the Fund for Excellence in the Arts and Sciences and the Lori and Eric Sklut Emerging Scholar in Jewish Studies Fund.
Patrick G. Awuah Jr., president of Ashesi University in Ghana, traveled from Africa to the United States to receive an award that recognizes entrepreneurs who are leaders in their industry and who exemplify the values of Elon University.
Mary Savarese '14 received the David S. Bruce Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Award from the American Physiological Society.
A space on the first floor of Lindner Hall now bears the name of two emeriti professors of history whose combined service to Elon University spans more than three quarters of a century.
President Emeritus J. Earl Danieley '46 recounted stories from Elon's early years when he spoke with students living in Danieley Center as part of an annual dinner organized by the residential campus neighborhood.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas "came out" as an undocumented immigrant three years ago and shared his story with an Elon University audience on Feb. 22 during the Intersect: Diversity & Leadership Conference.
Four leaders in technology, entertainment and design were the speakers for a TEDx event on Feb. 22, 2014.
A semesterly residential contest that challenges students in residence halls to use less energy starts this week and ends just before Spring Break.
Todd Leonard '14 credits resources available through the Student Professional Development Center for teaching him some of the best practices he used through the "Elon in LA" program to secure a late-night TV internship.
Glenda Phillips Hightower visited the university on Thursday and spent part of her day talking with current students about her struggles and triumphs in 1963 as Elon's first full-time African-American student.
For the second year in a row, the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement organized a "Fake Break" program to help communities still recovering from the 2012 hurricane.
The Winter Term course "Disarming Injustice: Nonviolence and the Civil Rights Movement" included visits to the 16th Street Baptist Church and the National Voting Rights Museum.
Voting is open until early March for six $200 awards that recognize the most popular entries of the university's Human Rights and Social Justice Writing Contest sponsored by the Writing Excellence Initiative.
The popular program expanded to 32 cities and hit a record number for attendance in 2014.
Dana H. Born, the first woman to be presidentially appointed to lead faculty of the U.S. Air Force Academy, visited Elon on Feb. 11, 2014, to offer leadership lessons through class visits and an evening talk.
The Elon University Student Government Association has started a contest that offers authentic Elon athletic jerseys to students who want to show their school pride on campus and beyond.
Elon's board of trustees has set next year's budget and costs, making new investments in programs, personnel and facilities.
Elon University’s Black History Month Steering Committee is recognizing physical plant workers, program assistants, and faculty & administrative staff members in a series of College Coffee presentations throughout February.
The university has received a STARS Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
The founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core makes a return visit to Elon University this spring with words of wisdom for graduating seniors and their parents during the Commencement week program.
Experience Turkey through the lens of Elon University Photographer Kim Walker, who visited the country during Winter Term 2014.
For many, attending the Super Bowl is a “bucket list” experience. So is getting to witness an Olympic Games in person. Doing both within the span of a few days? That’s the stuff of dreams – and it’s just what Elon alumna Angie Lovelace Walton ’10 is doing through her job at USA TODAY.
Led by Clay Stevenson in the Department of Music and Rick Earl, technical director of Cultural and Special Programs at Elon University, recording arts students traveled to western North Carolina in late January for real-world training in sound engineering.
Elon continues its 125th anniversary video series with a profile of President Emeritus J. Fred Young, who led the college from 1973 to 1998.
Elon's Jason Waterman sees challenges as opportunities in all aspects of his life—including the soccer field.
The world’s largest association of investment professionals has recognized the university for its commitment to instilling the highest ethical standards in students with career aspirations of providing financial and investment advice to future clients.
Assistant Professor Max Negin traveled to Sochi, Russia, as a digital media manager and will help log and maintain footage that editors use to create network feature stories.
Elon University students in a Winter Term "Burst the Bubble" course welcomed local children and their parents to campus in late January for activities that exposed youth to the academic and career possibilities of programming and software design.
LD Russell in the Department of Religious Studies will lead a weekly Monday program this spring to teach the concepts, ideas and practices of several of the world's biggest religions.
The organ featured at Commencement ceremonies can now be performed using a portable console that allows music from Whitley Auditorium to be carried online for broadcast at special events in Alumni Gym and McCrary Theatre.
Students and employees will square off against counterparts at hundreds of colleges and universities around the United States and Canada as part of a friendly competition to reduce landfill waste.