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  1. For art history alumni, a celebratory homecoming

    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.

  2. Trustees approve faculty promotions and tenure

    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. 

  3. Jamie Sclater '02: The water warrior

    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.

  4. Lumen Scholar's work gives voice to African immigrants

    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.

  5. I Am Elon with Sean Barry '16

    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.

  6. Elon project aims to help local food producers

    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.

  7. Trustees approve 2015-16 budget

    Elon's budget for next academic year expands investments in priorities of the university's strategic plan, the Elon Commitment. 

  8. Watson & Odyssey Scholars study community engagement in Atlanta

    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.

  9. Faculty to share work funded by writing grants

    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.

  10. Elon professor represents father at 'Friendship Nine' exoneration

    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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. '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.