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  1. Advisory about study abroad and Ebola

    Elon University has adjusted some study abroad programs and offers advice to students who have questions or may be considering travel to areas of Africa affected by the Ebola virus. Please read this note for details.

  2. Deli visionary dishes meaty tips for a healthy business

    Paul Saginaw, the co-founder of a critically acclaimed Michigan delicatessen whose combined company holdings now top $55 million in revenue each year, spoke Oct. 29, 2014, in the Koury Business Center on the ways students should respect their future customers, employees and communities.

  3. Habitat for Humanity CEO: 'Stories are what change hearts'

    Jonathan Reckford leads one of the world’s largest nonprofits focused on homeownership, and on Oct. 28, 2014, he visited Elon University to share lessons and advice for students dedicated to improving their communities through lives of service.

  4. Three faculty members named CATL Scholars

    Brandon Essary, Jennifer Uno and Barbara Gordon will work on projects that explore the way students learn in Italian, in biology service-learning courses, and through writing and multimodal assignments, respectively.

  5. Village Project grows again in 2014-15

    With more than 140 local children now involved in an Elon University program that helps struggling readers, administrators sought a larger community space to bring families together with their college student tutors.

  6. Experts describe needs of immigrants to U.S.

    Thousands of refugees each year face hurdles in rebuilding lives away from homes where they were persecuted, and on Monday evening in the Global Neighborhood, Elon University students learned more about issues confronting new arrivals to the United States.

  7. Spirit of service marks Homecoming weekend

    From raking leaves to painting front stoops, Elon University students and alumni on Saturday assisted Town of Elon residents with sprucing up homes built over the past two decades through Habitat for Humanity.

  8. Opening ceremony kicks off Homecoming festivities

    More than 100 members of the Elon community attended the Oct. 17 event that kicked off this year’s Homecoming festivities with the recognition of eight distinguished alumni and class and affinity volunteers.

  9. Campus community celebrates School of Communications campaign

    Plans for a new academic complex excited alumni, students and faculty who gathered Friday to help launch a fundraising drive that, once complete, will allow Elon University to double the amount of campus space dedicated to the School of Communications.

  10. Pulitzer Prize winners encourage audience to seek 'solutions for change'

    Elon University’s Fall Convocation and Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture on Oct. 2, 2014, featured Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, husband-and-wife journalists who shared ways for people to make a difference in battling global challenges like poverty, sex trafficking and lack of educational opportunities.

  11. Fall Convocation presents unique teaching opportunity for alumna

    Amanda Ketner ’11, a math teacher at Woods Charter School in Chapel Hill, N.C., visited campus Oct. 2 with several students to hear husband-and-wife Pulitzer Prize-winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, whose book inspired her to create a chapter of Girls Learn International at the school.

  12. Students converse with Pulitzer Prize winners in lunchtime Q&A

    Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, the first married couple to win journalism’s highest honor, took questions from Elon University students Thursday in a Whitley Auditorium conversation on the education of girls, their roles as storytellers and the “white savior complex.”

  13. U.S. Open fundraiser builds Elon scholarship fund

    Five sport and event management majors helped manage a concession tent during men's and women's golf championships this summer in Pinehurst, North Carolina, and proceeds from their effort will benefit a scholarship program for Elon students completing sport and event mangagement internships.

  14. Death penalty opponents bring message to campus

    The sister of a man executed for the killing of an off-duty Georgia police officer, and the author of a book about the controversial case, shared with Elon University students on Thursday details of a homicide investigation they say prove an innocent man died for the crime. 

  15. Elon alumnus spends a week with students at Elon

    Daniel J. Watts ’04 returned to Elon this week to work with students on a spoken word performance piece, “As We Journey From Mind to Mouth…,” which premieres this weekend in Yeagar Recital Hall.

  16. Catholic Campus Ministry celebrates silver anniversary

    A special Family Weekend jubilee brought together Catholic students and their loved ones for a special Mass led by Bishop Michael Burbidge that commemorated a quarter century of Catholic eucharistic celebrations and service at Elon University.