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  1. Awards celebrate the success of young alumni

    In its fifth year, the Top 10 Under 10 Alumni Awards program highlights and celebrates alumni who have graduated within the past decade and are distinguished in their professions and invested in the future of Elon and its community.

  2. April events commemorate Earth Week

    Earth Day celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2015, and several campus activities will offer students, faculty, staff and community members an opportunity to learn how their actions impact the planet - and what they can do to be good stewards of the environment.

  3. Holi festival welcomes spring to campus

    Scores of Elon University students took part Friday afternoon in the Hindu festival of Holi, a celebration of color that ushers in the season while marking the triumph of good over evil.

  4. Periclean Scholars induct Class of 2018

    With a focus on Zambia, 32 freshmen will spend the next three years taking classes that culminate in a project of social change as part of a program aimed at developing in students a deep sense of global citizenship.

  5. Elon remembers Holocaust victims by reading of names

    The campus community took part Thursday in the "Reading of the Names," a daylong program on the front steps of Moseley Center organized by Elon Hillel and the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life as part of Holocaust Remembrance Week.

  6. 'A Thousand Thanks' campaign exceeds goal

    The fifth annual gratitude event, held April 14-16, celebrated the impact of philanthropy at Elon by encouraging members of the campus community to write thank-you notes to university donors.

  7. Documentary by Elon students featured in RiverRun festival

    Brad Hinkle ’15, Sergio Ingato ’15 and Jacky Shacknow ’16 co-produced the documentary “North Street,” which will be shown twice this month during the 2015 RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  8. Phi Beta Kappa honor society inducts new members

    An April 14 dinner and ceremony featured a keynote address by T. Mills Kelly, a professor of history at George Mason University and a specialist in the scholarship of teaching and learning history. 

  9. Bird diversity grows in Elon University Forest

    For each of the past five years, Associate Professor Dave Gammon has conducted an annual bird count in the Elon University Forest, and his most recent census indicates plenty of good news for those with avian DNA.

  10. Students spend Spring Break in service to others

    Elon University students, faculty and staff traveled for a week in late March to assist communities with service work while learning about social issues that impact communities both in the United States and abroad.

  11. Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in Thailand

    Christine Fortner, an elementary education major from Virginia, travels to Southeast Asia after graduation to help others learn English as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations.

  12. Student sign-ups now open for upcoming Elon Poll

    The second Elon University Poll of the spring semester takes place April 20-24, 2015, and will ask residents of North Carolina for their opinions on various social, economic and political issues. 

  13. Neil deGrasse Tyson weaves humor with wisdom in Q&A

    The famed astrophysicist took questions from Elon University students on Thursday in a Whitley Auditorium program where he advised his audience not to “ever shortchange your curiosity for the promise of money” as they pursue their life passions.

  14. Campus forum explores issue of hunger

    A panel of experts heard from community members and students Tuesday night as ideas were shared for more effectively serving those confronting food insecurity and hunger in Alamance County.

  15. Lumen Scholar sheds light on impacts of microfinance

    Research by Elon University senior Kate Smith-Lin finds that citizens of Indonesia don’t necessarily save more money after a bank opens in rural areas, but they do change the way they save, making it easier to protect their families in times of crisis.

  16. Connie Ledoux Book named provost at The Citadel

    A distinguished educator and administrator with a deep conviction for the power of engaged learning, Elon's associate provost for academic affairs will assume a top leadership position at the South Carolina school starting this summer.

  17. Elon mourns passing of Professor Emerita Lucile Stone Andes

    The longtime School of Education faculty member served Elon in retirement as its official university decorator. The Elon Medallion recipient, whose career included time as a school teacher and principal, witnessed firsthand pivotal moments in North Carolina history.

  18. #ElonDay reflects faith in Elon

    Thousands of alumni, parents, faculty/staff and friends from around the world posted their belief in Elon and made gifts to the university on March 10, 2015, setting new records for engagement and philanthropy.

  19. Medicine takes flight for Elon PA graduate

    2nd Lt. Jamie Seals, whose education was funded by the U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program, reports for commissioned officer training in May as she begins her healthcare career by serving her country.