This semester's edition marks the 13th in the history of the Elon Journal, the nation’s first and only undergraduate research journal in communications.
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The Town of Elon will hold a document shredding event for the community from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 7.
Scott Wolter, associate professor of engineering, presented his work related to airport baggage screening systems development at the Anomaly Detection and Imaging with X-rays (ADIX)/SPIE Defense and Security conference in Baltimore, Maryland on April 20, 2016.
Students and faculty members of the School of Communications participated in the 23rd annual Spring Undergraduate Research Forum, sharing their scholarship with the Elon University community.
The associate professor of music evaluated over 70 choirs at the April festival in Louisiana
The Department of Sport and Event Management course partnered with Elon Athletics and the Office of Student Activities to host an April 23 block party in conjunction with a busy afternoon of on-campus sporting events.
Stephanie Baker White, assistant professor of public health studies, and Ann Meletzke, executive director of Healthy Alamance, were selected to participate in the Community-Based Participatory Research Partnership Academy.
The study examined the effects of promotion focus and prevention focus on work engagement.
Five members of the Elon University community and one School of Communications graduate attended the 12th annual conference of The Forum on Education Abroad.
The Los Angeles-based technology consultant noted that his connection to his alma mater continues to grow with every passing year, thanks to the friends and mentors he found on campus.
Carol Smith, associate professor of health and human performance, presented at the SHAPE America annual convention, April 5-9, 2016.
The school hosted its annual awards ceremony on April 21 to recognize high achievement from students and faculty during the past academic year.
An essay by Paul Crenshaw, assistant professor of English, was picked as one of the top essays featured in magazines, journals and websites this year.
The assistant professor of sport and event management played a prominent role in the collegiate recreational sports organization’s April conference, serving as program chair and facilitating five presentations and workshops.
Elon's men's and women's tennis coaches have received Coach of the Year awards and several Phoenix athletes have received All-Conference recognition.
Drs. Hutchings and Squire published "VisMap: Exploratory Visualization Support for Introductory Data Science and Visualization" in the proceedings of The ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. Hutchings presented the work at the conference on March 3, 2016, in Memphis.
During CELEBRATE! Week, Elon Dining and Elon Volunteers! are collaborating to help fight food insecurity in Alamance County. Donate five canned goods at Lakeside Dining Hall and recieve a free meal.
Aaron Trocki, assistant professor of mathematics, presents original research and receives award at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Research Conference in San Francisco April 11-14, 2016.
Research co-authored by the assistant professor of entrepreneurship examines the effects of venture quality information and social information on participants’ willingness to invest in a new venture.
Rajat Agarwal ’16, Sky Cowans ’16 and Andrew Steinitz ’17 will face off against teams from Clemson University and Fort Hays State University in a student video competition hosted during the 2016 NAB Show, held April 18-21 in Las Vegas.
The School of Communications lecturer co-led a conversation featuring creative directors from many of the leading agencies who discussed the state of the advertising industry.
The associate professor’s work on off-duty deviance was recently cited in an article on predicting arrest rates of NFL draft picks.
The professor of management served as a panelist in a discussion on fostering change-making leaders on campuses.
The professor of accounting’s research explores the history of selected important book-tax differences.
Jennifer Eidum Zinchuk, assistant professor of English, gave a presentation on facilitating students' metacognitive practices in the college writing classroom and led a workshop on teaching multilingual students at the Conference on College Composition and Communication's annual convention, held April 6-9 in Houston, Texas.
After directing Stanford University’s Hume Writing Center, Bleakney joins Elon’s nationally recognized Writing Excellence Initiative.
The American Society of Biomechanics held the first National Biomechanics Day at universities and resaerch facilities across the country. The Departments of Physical Therapy and Exercise Science invited local high school students to participate in demonstrations and a tour at the Gerald L. Francis Center on April 13.
The associate professor of marketing shared his insights on the effects of color preferences among consumers in modern society.
Nicole Miller ’16, Tara Wirth ’16, Xernay Aniwar ’17, Leena Dahal ’17 and MaryClaire Schulz ’17 shared their research projects at the largest undergraduate interdisciplinary conference in the country.
Research co-authored by the assistant professor of management information systems examines social media use by women entrepreneurs in Egypt and was published in International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.
Matthew Valle, the Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business and Professor of Management, has presented research at three international business/management conferences.
The mockingbird research of Associate Professor, Dave Gammon, was featured in an article published in the Spring 2016 issue of Living Bird, a popular magazine published quarterly by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
The assistant professor of education and director of the Teaching Fellows program co-authored the article in the journal Teaching and Teacher Education.
The Triad Business Journal recently featured Elon professor Sean McMahon in a story about his new company, Knowtro, a search engine geared toward academic research.
The Elon Law associate professor visited St. Thomas University School of Law in Florida to share legislative suggestions for facilitating medical consultations by women who might be considering an abortion.
Assistant Professor of Biology Jen Uno's vision for the Civic Engagement Scholars program prompted the Council on Civic Engagement to select her for the leadership role.
The assistant professor of sport and event management tackled a variety of topics during two March presentations, covering student leadership development as well as the importance of resiliency and renewal.
Fourteen board members and guests visited campus April 8 to share their professional insight and receive an up-close look at the school’s facilities expansion.
Shannon Tennant, coordinator of library collections, presented at the Tennessee Library Association's state conference about new developments in cataloging practices.
Amanda Chunco, assistant professor of environmental studies, and Jennifer Hamel, assistant professor of biology, took six students to the annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists March 31-April 2.
The professor of management and co-authors found that the political skill dimension of perceived insincerity influences managerial ratings of performance and promotability.
The professors of management describe a classroom exercise to explore and teach the fundamentals of adaptive project management.
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning announces the recipients of the 2016-17 Diversity Infusion Project grants.
Jessica Carew, assistant professor of political science, and Damion Blake, lecturer in political science & policy studies, presented at the Duke Conference on Race and Post Secondary Education on April 1-2, 2016.
The professor of management received honors during the society’s spring conference.
The professor of accounting’s teaching case illustrates how advances in technology and social media occur without the issuance of directly applicable tax guidance.
Associate Professors of Statistics Laura Taylor and Kirsten Doehler publish article on faculty perceptions of statistics
The paper introduces a new scale to measure faculty attitudes and perceptions related to the statistics discipline.
Pamela Winfield Presents Research on Zen Material Culture at the Association of Asian Studies, Japan Educational Exchange Foundation
Associate Professor of Religous Studies Pamela Winfield convened a panel on "Zen Matters" and presented a paper on "Materializing the Zen Monastery" at the annual national conference of the Association of Asian Studies in Seattle, WA on April 1, 2016.
The Elon Law associate professor shared insights at the Information Society Project's 2016 spring conference "Unlocking the Black Box: The Promise and Limits of Algorithmic Accountability in the Professions."