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  1. Elon honored for diversity & inclusion programs

    INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has recognized Elon with a 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, an accolade that reflects ongoing university efforts to celebrate and support students, staff, faculty and alumni of all backgrounds and beliefs.

  2. Elon SGA leads new 9/11 remembrance

    Elon's Student Government Association passed legislation that led to new efforts to commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and remember the lives of those who were killed.

  3. Call to Honor celebrates Elon values with Class of 2018

    Honesty, integrity, responsibility and respect were emphasized in a Sept. 11, 2014, program for freshmen who heard from President Leo M. Lambert and other student leaders about the university's most cherished principles.

  4. Activist tells students to push for food policy changes

    Prominent "foodie" and author Marion Nestle shared with her Elon University audience Tuesday night a brief history of American agricultural policies while suggesting ways for students to be advocates for better federal oversight of food production and marketing.

  5. Elon leaders welcome Watson & Odyssey Scholars to campus

    President Leo M. Lambert joined directors from the Center for Access & Success on Tuesday to greet academically gifted and civically engaged scholarship recipients for whom an Elon University education may otherwise have been financially impossible.

  6. Elon kicks off United Way campaign drive

    Pledges of any amount during the campaign, which runs until December, will enter donors in every-other-week drawings for Elon-only incentives such as gift cards, sideline passes to a football game and Phoenix Cash.

  7. Energy conservation competition debuts Sept. 17

    A new two-part "Phoenix Cup" contest sponsored by the Office of Sustainability gives students, faculty and staff an opportunity to win prizes by making team efforts to reduce their environmental impacts.

  8. Homecoming registration now open

    Make plans to return to Elon from Oct. 17-19 for Homecoming 2014, a weekend of events that include football, tailgating, alumni award ceremonies and service opportunities.

  9. Political expert: In 2014, 'thumb on the scale' favors GOP

    Charlie Cook, one of the nation’s most respected political commentators, told an Elon University audience Wednesday that historical and demographic trends favor a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate this fall - but the GOP shouldn’t be too giddy as 2016 looks to be a blessing for Democrats.

  10. Campus Recreation hosts largest Sportsfest on record

    From dodgeball to sack races, hundreds of Elon University students competed Aug. 29, 2014, in contests that helped build friendships while offering opportunities to relax at the end of the first week of fall semester classes.

  11. 'Social change is very difficult to bring about'

    Elon University professors and students filled McKinnon Hall on Aug. 27, 2014, to discuss race, privilege and justice following the Missouri police shooting death of an unarmed black man and subsequent protests that have galvanized the nation.

  12. Moment of silence honors Carol Grotnes Belk

    Elon University faculty and staff remembered the namesake of Belk Library on Tuesday in a brief gathering to celebrate the life of a North Carolina philanthropist praised for her deep commitment to education.

  13. Students bring 'Hands Up, Don’t Shoot' movement to campus

    Elon University’s chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. organized students, faculty and staff Tuesday for a group portrait at College Coffee to raise awareness of police shootings and controversial law enforcement practices across the United States.

  14. Elon welcomes Class of 2018 in New Student Convocation

    Incoming students and their families gathered Under the Oaks of campus on Aug. 23, 2014, as administrators, faculty and fellow students shared reflections and advice for making the most of an Elon University education.

  15. Sirena Hargrove-Leak directs NSF-funded grant

    In collaboration with colleagues from two other institutions, Assistant Professor Sirena Hargrove-Leak has received a grant of more than $161,000 from the National Science Foundation to research and reform the way science and engineering students learn in laboratory settings.

  16. Fully completed Global Neighborhood opens for 2014-15

    Elon University's newest residential complex is a place for students to grow into global citizens as faculty and staff members who reside on campus create programs that complement what young scholars learn in class.

  17. Campus community celebrates the Center for Access & Success

    A Wednesday ribbon cutting and open house in Mooney building gave faculty, staff, family and friends an opportunity to tour the new home of four Elon University programs that collectively serve underrepresented students from pre-kindergarten through college.

  18. Elon University debuts new home page

    A redesigned home page and global header gives mobile users a better experience navigating the university's website while making it easier for those on campus to find links for email, campus directories, calendars and more.