The Maurice Jennings Emerging Scholar and an associate professor at Elon University School of Law died Dec. 7, 2016, following a lengthy illness.
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Assistant Professor Cara McFadden explores the collegiate recreation field and the expanding role recreation programs, services and facilities contribute to a university community.
Rena Zito, assistant professor of sociology, and co-author Stacy De Coster of N.C. State University have published a chapter on life-course offending in Preventing Crime and Violence.
Rena Zito, assistant professor of sociology, presented research at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Nov. 17-20, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Analysis from Jonathan Jones, instructor in communications and director of the N.C. Open Government Coalition, was recently featured in coverage by the Associated Press and WUNC.
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning announces the recipients of Fall Teaching and Learning Grants.
"Kreer i esperar es la vida alargar" - "Believing and hoping makes life longer"
Professor presents research at Psychonomic Society conference, serves as invited panelist at Women in Cognitive Science meeting
Amy Overman, who is associate professor of psychology, faculty member in the neuroscience program and associate director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, shared results of recent memory experiments as well as professional advice at the 57th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, which was held Nov. 17-20 in Boston.
The endowed professorship was established by Trustee Wesley Elingburg and his wife, Cathy, in 2007.
Nearly a dozen School of Communications students participated in a consumer immersion research exercise, building on coursework that explores the relationships between the producers of media messages and their audiences.
Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had an article published in the International Trumpet Guild Journal.
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Pamela Winfield participated in an international research symposium on "Vision and Visuality in Buddhism and Beyond" hosted by the University of Zurich.
Meredith Allison, associate professor of psychology, Erin Martin '16, and collaborator Sandy Jung from MacEwan University presented their research at the annual meeting of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers in Orlando, Florida.
The new international, interdisciplinary journal "explores secrecy as the intentional or nonintentional concealment of information at the intersections of theory, definition, language, praxis, and culture."
Jonathan Albright, assistant professor of communications, is exploring the connections between websites distributing "fake news" and propaganda and the tools used to track reader preferences.
The professor of law analyzed the proper standard under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act for determining whether a government action substantially burdens religious exercise.
President Emeritus J. Earl Danieley passed away Tuesday at the age of 92, with the community invited to pay their respects in the Lumen Numen Pavilion on Friday.
Khristin Landry-Montes, visiting instructor of art history, has published an article with Jeff Kowalski, professor emeritus of art history at Northern Illinois University, in the International Journal of the Inclusive Museum.
Hundreds gathered outside Alamance Building on Thursday night for Elon University's annual Festival of Holiday Lights, with luminaries glowing in honor of alumni and student donors.
The School of Health Sciences hosted an interprofessional education session on Wednesday, Nov. 30, that included students from the Elon Physician Assistant Program, the Elon Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and the Alamance Community College Nursing Program.
Professor Pranab Das and Georgetown University professor Dan Blair '97 received a $55,000 grant to expand their current collaboration.
Professor Pranab Das delivered at talk entitled "Emergence and Active Matter: Dynamics and the Materials of Life" to the Neuroscience Research Center at the Champalimaud Institute in Lisbon, Portugal on Nov. 16.
Elon Communications Professor Glenn Scott weighs in for this article that explores how journalism can adapt during a time when journalists are facing challenges.
Dr. J. Earl Danieley, 92, president emeritus of Elon University and one of North Carolina’s strongest advocates for higher education, died November 29 at the Village at Brookwood in Burlington, N.C.
The assistant professor of law and director of Elon Law's Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic writes about helping asylees in the United States reach the "American dream."
Kirstin Ringelberg, professor of art history, presented a paper Oct. 29, 2016, at the 19th century French Studies Conference hosted by Brown University.
A fellowship created by Elon University in 2008 will help support excellence in ongoing research and creative work by Lauren Kearns, Toddie Peters and Laura Roselle.
The professorship is funded by an endowment from Trustee Edward Doherty and his wife, Joan, of Saddle River, New Jersey.
The 220-seat theater is located in the new Dwight C. Schar Hall and was funded by a gift by the Turner family.
Paula Patch described the outcome of a CATL Scholar project to revise tools education licensure candidates use to demonstrate grammar competency
The two-day event is part of the Comprehensive Student Record Project that is a partnership between the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and NASPA with funding from the Lumina Foundation.
Guatemalan graduate student Marco Saz visited Elon University to immerse himself culturally in the United States and share his expertise on education with youth at risk with Elon students, faculty and staff.
Beth Lester '17 is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a $15,000 scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments.
Three Elon faculty members affiliated with the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning presented at the 41st annual conference of the POD Network in Higher Education held Nov. 9-13 in Louisville, Kentucky.
The associate professor of education and director of the Teaching Fellows program was involved in two different presentations at the NCTE Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia from Nov. 17-20.
Moseley Center hours of operation for Monday, Nov. 21, to Sunday, Nov. 27
The award was presented to Assistant Professor Adam Aiken during the Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting.
Kathy Gallucci attended the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference in Denver, Colorado, Nov. 3-6, 2016.
Exercise Science Professor Eric Hall spoke with the High Point television station following the recent concussion of Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly.
Elon's Tom Arcaro, professor of sociology, draws from his research and recent book, "Aid Worker Voices," as he writes about the struggles that humanitarian aid workers are facing.
Paula Patch and Patrick Rudd present on the library/first-year writing partnership as a community of practice
Their presentation, “Co-Owners in Engaged Learning: Reimagining the Library/First-Year Writing Partnership as Community of Practice,” described the evolution of a model of library instruction for first-year writing students that simultaneously reflects and highlights the changing roles of librarians and their relationship to faculty.
The first presentation was titled: Sport Success in Three Easy Steps and was offered on Nov. 11. The second presentation was titled: The Pleasure Principle: The Biochemistry of Choice and was offered on Nov. 12.
Elon's Jason Husser, director of the Elon University Poll and assistant professor of political science, writes about how to the polling industry can improve its accuracy going forward.
Mat Gendle, professor of psychology, explored the potential connection in a recent article published in the peer-reviewed journal Medical Hypotheses.
Jen Hamel, assistant professor of biology, presented on how biological community interactions affect mating behavior in insects.
In Robert Charest's COR 110 classes, students are challenged to reexamine objects they may take for granted, and use them for a unique purpose: to solve a "first world problem."
The article explores the phenomenon of surface acting as a mediator between personality and work-related outcomes.