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  1. '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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Elon Law welcomes the Class of 2017

    Comprised of 112 students, representing 21 states, and 74 colleges and universities, the ninth entering class at Elon Law began immediately to learn and make an impact through community service and intellectual exchanges during orientation week, held August 18-22.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Planning Week for faculty & staff begins August 18

    Elon University employees should visit the Planning Week website for more information on ceremonies, workshops, meetings and a school supply drive that take place in the days leading up to the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

  11. Teachers challenged to start an education 'revolution'

    In Saturday remarks to graduates from Elon's Master of Education program, Elon President Emeritus J. Fred Young, who founded with his family a company that brings international teachers to the United States, proposed changes to the way Americans view learning and student outcomes.

  12. Carmen Monico presents at international forum in The Hague

    As concerns over illegal practices in intercountry adoption and global surrogacy continue to capture the world's attention, Assistant Professor of Human Service Studies Carmen Monico presented at an international forum of experts informing The Hague Conference on International Law's reporting on these critical global issues.

  13. An Alpha reaches Ωmega

    Seven years after joining the Elon Academy, a dozen of the first high school students to take part in the university’s college access and success program have earned their college degrees. Brittney Burnette is one of them.

  14. Move-in weekend bus schedules

    Buses and shuttles will begin operating Friday, Aug. 22. All Bio Buses will resume a normal schedule at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. 

  15. Faith Rivers James named Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Leadership at Elon Law

    Elon University School of Law Dean Luke Bierman today announced Professor of Law Faith Rivers James as Elon Law’s first associate dean for experiential learning and leadership. In this role, Rivers James will provide guidance and coordination for the law school’s experiential learning initiatives, including externships, residencies, clinics and the school’s nationally recognized leadership program.

  16. NPHC Homecoming Step Show - Oct. 17

    Join the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) as they host their annual step show. Members of historically black Greek-lettered organizations at Elon and neighboring institutions are invited to present competitive performances for alumni and the current Elon community to enjoy.

  17. Trick or Treat on Greek Street

    Join Elon Greeks as they invite Burlington and Alamance county families out for Halloween fun, including games, spooky treat and a costume contest.

  18. Elon Law hosts fourth annual Immigration Law Seminar

    More than 100 private practice and nonprofit attorneys, law students and immigration services leaders attended the August 1 seminar. Topics covered included social group formulation for gang-based asylum claims, strategies for representing immigrant juveniles, parole in place for military families and an inside perspective on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Asylum Program.