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  1. Journalist shares stories of 'messy' cultural background

    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.

  2. Elon mourns passing of J. Rankin Parks III ’32

    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.

  3. On MLK Day, a tribute through service

    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.

  4. 'Only you get to decide who you are'

    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.

  5. Elon recognized for commitment to civic engagement

    The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching selected Elon to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification, which signifies ongoing university efforts to instill an ethos of service and civic engagement in all areas of campus life.

  6. 2014: The year in pictures

    As 2014 draws to a close, the Office of University Communications shares some great moments captured by Elon photographers during the past 12 months.

  7. Elon senior spends summer with CDC program

    Brittany Lue, a public health studies major, interned at the University of Michigan through a program designed to increase college students' interest in minority health.

  8. Elon students publish book on studying abroad in Costa Rica

    Teaching Fellows who traveled last spring to the Central American country created a resource to help future students who want to study abroad in a nation known for its natural beauty, as well as its rapid social, economic and environmental changes.

  9. Life in the Global Neighborhood

    Discover what goes on inside the Global Neighborhood, Elon’s newest residential neighborhood that blends academic and residence life to create a vibrant, 24/7 learning environment.

  10. Threat detectors: Elon team focuses on airport safety

    Associate Professor Scott Wolter ’85 and two Elon students are measuring x-ray patterns of everyday items as part of a broader effort to help the U.S. Department of Homeland Security develop a new generation of airport explosive-detection technology.

  11. Holiday luminaries light up the night

    An annual Elon University tradition brought thousands of students, families and friends to the heart of campus on Dec. 1, 2014, to celebrate the holiday season with song, cider and Santa Claus.

  12. Campus reflects on Ferguson grand jury decision

    A week after a Missouri grand jury chose not to indict a white police officer in the August shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, Elon University students, staff and faculty shared their reactions to the national story and offered insights on ways for the nation to move forward in a positive direction.