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Polly Cornelius, senior lecturer of music, was invited to perform a recital of American music and musical theatre repertoire in Florence, Italy on Oct. 6.
Five Belk librarians described entrepreneurial library initiatives at Imagine the NEXT!, The 2016 Conference for Entrepreneurial Librarians at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Julia Bleakney presents original research at the annual International Writing Centers Association conference in Denver, October 2016.
Tony Crider, associate professor of physics, delivered the opening plenary at a regional meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers in St. Leo, Florida, Oct. 14-15.
The 141st International Convention of the Audio Engineering Society was attended by Fred Johnson, lecturer in music production & recording arts.
Lumen Scholar Ashley King is traveling to Hong Kong to present her dance biomechanics research at the International Dance and Medicine Science Conference that begins Oct. 19.
Kevin Boyle, professor of English, has been invited to read poetry at a local poetry festival.
The annual conference, which is a scholarly venue to disseminate new knowledge on service-learning and community engagement, was held Sept. 26-28 in New Orleans.
Evan A. Gatti, associate professor of art history and associate director of the Elon Core Curriculum, presented "Frescoes in Fragments: What material loss allows us to see" at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Cassandra Kircher presented "What's Form Got to Do With It? Focusing on Form in the Creative Nonfiction Classroom" at the 2016 Associated Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Los Angeles, California.
The theme of this year's conference was empowerment, transformation and social justice.
Professor Judith K. Lang Hilgartner gets the chance to relive her experience of Elon's senior seminar.
Mina Garcia, associate professor of Spanish, explored the impact of technology in Early Modern Drama.
At this year's second Global Neighborhood House Dinner on the theme "The Arts Without Borders," Assistant Professor of Communications Ahmed Fadaam guided students through the evolutions of art in Iraq.
A Legal Method and Communication Fellow at Elon Law, Atkins contributed to a discussion on "Breaking-In and Staying-In the Law School Community" for the Society of American Law Teachers’ annual conference.
Jeffrey S. Coker, director of the Elon Core Curriculum and associate professor of Biology and Evan A. Gatti, associate director Elon Core Curriculum and associate professor of art history, present papers at the 56th Annual Conference of the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS) in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Sept. 23 recital featured Celona-VanGorden, a soprano and adjunct assistant professor of music, accompanied by pianist Christy Wisuthseriwong.
Assistant Professor of Education Scott Morrison and Associate Professor of Education Jeffrey Carpenter presented at the N.C. Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Fall Forum in Raleigh on Sept. 22.
Jen Hamel, assistant professor of biology, presented on the causes and consequences of hybridization between two insect species.
Cuban music and poetry highlight this past week both at Elon and the University of Virginia.
Polly Butler Cornelius, senior lecturer of music, was a guest clinician at the University of Alabama-Birmingham this past weekend.
The group presented at the N.C. Associationfor the Education of Young Children (NCaeyc) Annual Conference in Raleigh on Sept. 16, 2016.
Gerald Knight was a guest lecturer at the Salzburg Institute for Religion, Culture, and the Arts in Salzburg, Austria.
Elon's social media manager asks students to consider whom they follow and how they access information online.
The documentary by filmmaker Jan Van Wyk, "Musings of an Iraqi Patriot," traces the journey of Ahmed Fadaam from his native Iraq to Elon.
Cherrel Miller Dyce named Diversity and Student Success Fall Speaker for UNC Graduate Student Diversity
Dyce will present "Collaboration, Collectivity, and Consciousness: Retaining Gradate Students of Color" on Sept. 19, noon - 1 p.m., at the Pleasants Family Assembly Room in Wilson Library on UNC's campus.
Jim Roberts of the Music Department studied Afro-Cuban rhythms and music in the heart of Havana.
Brian Lyons, Robert Moorman, Elena Kennedy, Rosey Bao and Sean McMahon shared their scholarship during the association’s annual meeting.
The associate professor presented on interventions and how musculoskeletal ultrasound can guide tendinopathy treatment.
Associate Professor David S. Levine and Tim McFarlin, a Legal Method and Communication Fellow at Elon Law, presented their scholarship at the 16th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference.
Pranab Das, professor of physics, was invited to present his work and collaborate with a small number of leading researchers in an initiative to identify areas worthy of major funding.
Over the course of her sabbatical year in South India, Dr. Amy L. Allocco delivered three discrete invited lectures.
Elon Biology Professors Dave Gammon and Jen Hamel were joined by biology major Dawson Nance '17, who conducts research with Hamel, in presenting research at the Animal Behavior Society 2016 conference in Columbia, Mo.
The senior lecturer of music and coordinator of vocal studies performed in Fiddler on the Roof at the MUNY in Saint Louis, Missouri, this summer.
The 2016 NABJ and NAHJ Annual Convention and Career Fair in Washington, D.C., brought together nearly 4,000 current and aspiring media professionals, including four Elon University students and seven alumni.
Associate Professor of Dance Lynne Kurdziel Formato joined a faculty of 19 master teachers in multiple dance idioms.
Peter Jakes '17, Professor Jeff Clark, Assistant Professor Aaron Trocki, and A.L. Hook Associate Professor Chad Awtrey gave presentations at MathFest in Columbus, OH, on Aug. 3-6, 2016.
Several Elon faculty participated in the 2016 Council of Writing Program Administrators conference in July.
During this year's Summer in the Village, TLT provided children with the opportunity to play with green screen technology.
Cody Michael Schmidt ’15 won the award for Best Director in the regional 48 Hour Film Project.
Rissa Trachman, chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department, presented at the Belize Archaeology and Anthropology Symposium this summer regarding her research at the ancient Maya site of Dos Hombres in northwestern Belize.
Spanish professors Ketevan Kupatadze and Mayte de Lama shared their respective research at the XVIII Congreso Internacional de Literatura y Estudios Hispánicos in San Sebastian, Spain.
Virginia Novine Whittaker, lecturer in music, presented a master class entitled, "Developing Your Unique Sound and Style: Targeted Concepts for Young Jazz Saxophonists" to an audience of music students, performers and teachers at the Jazzit Festival in Italy.
Teresa LePors, Coordinator of Library Research and Scholarly Services, presented a poster about library liaisons at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida on June 25, 2016.
The assistant dean of global education and associate professor of music and education was an invited panelist for jazz education.
Michael Vaughn, an instructional technologist at Elon, was one of dozens of representatives from universities and colleges who gathered in June to share practices and further expand work connecting students and communities around the country to the maker movement.
The school's Faculty Leadership Fellow shared with national leaders in engaged learning about Elon Law's Leadership Fellows Program and the way experiential education is integrated into the classroom.
Eric Hall, Paul Miller, Tim Peeples and Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler presented at the CUR Biennial June conference held at the University of South Florida in Tampa.