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  1. Elon alumna set to run second Boston Marathon

    She was stopped less than a mile from the end of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Now, Kristin Feeney ’11 plans to cross the finish line to demonstrate the strength of both Boston and Elon – all while raising money for cancer research.

  2. Death of staff member Ed Watkins

    Ed Watkins, an automotive mechanic in Elon's Physical Plant department died Friday in a boating accident. Read this message from President Lambert.

  3. Club Sports introduces 'Rivalry Game Series'

    A student-led initiative to raise the visibily of the university's 24 club sports programs started April 12 with a decisive Elon baseball victory over visiting East Carolina University.

  4. Terry Tomasek named new director of Elon Academy

    The associate professor of education and longtime Elon Academy instructor formally takes over this summer for founding director Deborah Long, who is now serving as interim dean of Elon University’s School of Education.

  5. Author and activist to speak at Elon on Earth Day

    Dr. Sandra Steingraber, author of the critically acclaimed "Living Downstream: An Ecologists’ Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment," visits the university on April 22 to share details and insights from her book.

  6. Professor: 'To be human is to tell stories'

    Tom Mould, recipient of Elon’s 2013-14 Distinguished Scholar Award, spoke Tuesday evening about the way people share narratives to convey beliefs and shape worldviews – and how we all change in the process because of those tales.

  7. Elon Law to host national symposium on experiential education in law

    Hosted by Elon Law and the Alliance for Experiential Learning in Law, the June 13-15 symposium will feature William C. Hubbard, President Elect of the American Bar Association, and Bill Henderson, Professor of Law, Maurer School of Law at Indiana University at Bloomington.

  8. A new arrival Under the Oaks

    Workers spent Tuesday morning planting a tree in a campus grove known as Under the Oaks after a winter ice storm last month led to the removal of a tree that predated Elon's founding.

  9. Lumen Scholar traces the history of mental illness guide

    The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is the nation’s most recognized resource for classifying conditions like depression and anxiety, but through five editions and half a century, its self-professed raison d'être continues to evolve. Elon University senior Kelsey O’Connell set out to learn “why,” and more importantly, she wanted to pinpoint “how.”

  10. New verse of Elon’s alma mater performed at Convocation

    Composed by Associate Professor Stephen A. Futrell in the Department of Music, a “celebratory verse” that originally debuted as part of the university’s Ever Elon fundraising campaign was formally recognized this spring as a permanent addition to the institution’s alma mater.

  11. Goodbye old friend

    A historic white oak tree located in the campus area known as Under the Oaks succumbs to ice damage and rot.

  12. The Oaks & Historic Neighborhood win POWERless competition

    The equivelant of 16 homes in North Carolina could have been powered for a month with the electricity saved by students living on Elon University's campus in a recent contest that challenged residence halls to cut back on energy use.

  13. Book offers new ethical approach to living in global economy

    "Solidarity Ethics: Transformation in a Globalized World" by Elon University's Rebecca Todd Peters explores the moral challenges of living in a global economy and imagines new ways of combating social injustices by building deeper relationships with those who suffer.

  14. Elon begins updates to Sustainability Master Plan

    The Office of Sustainability and the Environmental Advisory Council are hosting events on April 2 and April 23 for students, faculty and staff to contribute ideas and suggestions for the future of environmental, social and economic initiatives on campus.

  15. Information for voting in upcoming primary elections

    Elon University students can use TurboVote to register to vote and obtain absentee ballots should they wish to participate in either their home states' primaries or North Carolina's primary set for May 6, 2014.