Assistant Professor Amy L. Allocco, the university's distinguished emerging scholar in religious studies, will conduct ethnographic fieldwork to achieve a better understanding of Hindu practices in modern day India.
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Elon University students and faculty raised money this year to purchase a desktop system to help an African family adjust to life in the United States.
The day will include a Global College Coffee and opportunities for the Elon community to show they believe in the university by making a gift.
The Elon University Board of Trustees has elected longtime board member Zachary (Zac) Walker III to serve as a life trustee.
A weekend symposium offered alumni an opportunity to reconnect with their alma mater while sharing their current work as Elon University marked the 10th anniversary of its art history program.
The associate professor of history is the inaugural recipient of an honor that supports a faculty member in the Department of History whose professional accomplishments are in keeping with Elon University’s teacher-scholar model.
Elon University's greenhouse gas emissions, per student & per square foot of building space, remain lower today than when emissions were first measured during the 2008 fiscal year.
Elon University trustees have granted tenure and approved promotions for several faculty members. The action came at the board's spring meeting, which was held on campus Feb. 27-28.
Leaders of a student organization that fights hunger in Alamance County invited Elon President Leo M. Lambert and his wife, Laurie, to prepare meals with them this month as they celebrated a $5,000 grant to expand their impact across the region.
The student media organizations were both recognized as NCCMA Best of Show winners.
After a series of injuries put his active military career on hold, U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Jamie Sclater '02 has found strength—and healing—in the pool.
Elon President Leo M. Lambert bestowed the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership this week on an internationally acclaimed artist who directs proceeds from his business ventures to marine wildlife conservation efforts and oceanic research projects.
The first Elon University Poll of the spring semester finds support in the Tar Heel State for two familiar names as several national politicians begin to express interest in succeeding President Barack Obama.
Elon University’s top prize for undergraduate research and creative achievement assisted senior Omolayo Ojo in her efforts to share why people from Senegal move to the United States, and what effect those moves have on families left behind.
The Elon freshman moves on to the next round of competition on the hit prime time series that showcases outstanding vocalists. Season eight of "The Voice" began Feb. 23.
A self-described “salesman for Elon,” the accounting major enjoys showing off the campus he loves to visitors in his role as an admissions tour guide.
Tickets are now available at the Center for the Arts Box Office for a Tuesday evening performance of "Rhapsody in Bluegrass."
A team that includes Associate Professor Janet MacFall and Assistant Professor Ryan Kirk will use a $25,000 grant from the state Department of Commerce to help grow retail opportunities for farmers in two North Carolina counties.
Elon University ranked #3 on an annual list of American master's-level institutions whose graduates received Fulbright student awards for 2014-15.
Actively involved with campus groups and organizations, Shannon Foley '13 enjoyed helping other people reach their full potential. Visits to the Student Professional Development Center helped Foley on her own career journey to The Advisory Board Company.
Students, faculty and staff expressed their deep sorrow, lit candles and prayed together as they honored the three Muslim students who were murdered this week
Elon's budget for next academic year expands investments in priorities of the university's strategic plan, the Elon Commitment.
Elon Law is on The National Jurist's 2015 honor roll of best law schools for practical training.
Senior Al Drago won top honors in the association's 2015 "Eyes of History" contest and will travel to Washington, D.C., in May for a black-tie gala.
The dean of Duke Chapel at Duke University visits campus for a Commencement week program that honors graduating seniors and their families.
Elon University's Watson & Odyssey Scholars Program and the Study USA office co-sponsored a "Fake Break" program in late January for students to visit with corporate foundation offices at Coca-Cola, Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves, the International Rescue Committee and more.
Panelists engage in dialog about the state of Alamance County in 15 years in “Community Connections” forum.
The Alternative Breaks Program in the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement offered the late January experience to introduce students to issues around hunger and homelessness in the nation’s capital.
Two upcoming competitions encourage Elon University students, faculty and staff to reduce landfill waste.
Brianna Duff used the university's top award for undergraduate research and creative achievement to combine her love of physics and writing into a story driven by scientific principles.
The Writing Excellence Initiative is inviting the campus community to learn more this spring about faculty and staff projects designed to enhance writing instruction in all types of classes at Elon University.
Associate Professor Shawn Tucker in the Department of Art and Art History had an anthology of source documents on the virtues and vices in the arts published by Cascade Press.
The father of Kenn Gaither, associate dean in the School of Communications, helped shape the Civil Rights Movement when he was among a group of young men who in 1961 used a "jail, no bail" tactic at a segregated South Carolina lunch counter. Their convictions were vacated on Jan. 28, 2015 - nearly 54 years to the day after their arrests.
Michael Gannaway, the former vice president of VF Corporation, will share insights and advice with business students.
During on-campus presentations, graduate students in the Interactive Media master's program on Jan. 27 discussed their work from their travels in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Barbados and the Dominican Republic.
The head coach of the Elon Phoenix women's basketball team is the most decorated player in North Carolina women's basketball history. An induction banquet and ceremony takes place in May.
Due to a major winter storm in the Northeast, many students will be unable to travel during the break between Winter Term and spring semester. Read this note for details about campus services this week.
After nearly two full years of planning, staff members in the Office of Admissions and Financial Planning officially moved into the Inman Admissions Welcome Center on Monday, Jan. 26.
The team of Matthew Eastman ’13 G’15 and Jonathan Bucec G’15 is vying to win the Fan Favorite Competition in the 2015 SECU Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation and need your vote.
Elon’s nationally ranked part-time MBA program offers students the option to complete their degree on Elon’s campus, in Research Triangle Park or a combination of both locations.
Mei-Ling Hopgood, a professor at Northwestern University and author of two books, spoke with an Elon University audience on Jan. 21 about her biological family in Taiwan, her adoption by white American parents, and the definition of “home” when you’ve lived around the globe.
The university’s oldest living alumnus – who in October 2013 took part in Fall Convocation’s “Long Maroon Line” as a tribute to Elon’s 125th anniversary year – died Monday in his sleep in Durham, North Carolina.
Elon University hosted the African American Dance Ensemble of Durham, N.C. as students, faculty and staff gathered for a special College Coffee to commemorate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Fifty students, faculty and staff took part Monday in a “Day of Service” in Greensboro, N.C., to honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Artist and spoken word performer Kip Fulbeck, whose nationally acclaimed work explores concepts of identity and race, visited campus Jan. 15 as part of Elon University’s 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Beloved Community Celebration.
Service activities, lectures and other special events will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Elon the week of Jan. 19. Read this note for full details of the week's schedule.
Led by faculty members Kenneth Fernandez and Jason Husser, the poll is taking part in an initiative created by the American Association of Public Opinion Research to encourage openness in the way survey firms share their findings.
The honorees are alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years, enjoyed major professional success, made a big difference in their community and been loyal Elon supporters.
Elon University has released its President's List and Dean's List academic recognitions for the 2014 fall semester.
Kelly Swaim ’17, recipient of the Miriam and Abe Brenner Holocaust Education Scholarship, traveled to Europe during Winter Term 2015 as part of Elon’s "Holocaust Journey" study abroad course.