Serving as a drum major for the Fire of the Carolinas, playing trombone in multiple groups and being president of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., are just a few of the roles the music performance major has on campus.
Discover what goes on inside the Global Neighborhood, Elon’s newest residential neighborhood that blends academic and residence life to create a vibrant, 24/7 learning environment.
Being a successful theater actor in New York isn’t easy. Just ask Todd Horman ’94, the first graduate of Elon’s music theatre program who has managed to stay in the business thanks, in part, to Professor of Performing Arts Cathy McNeela, a mentor and friend who taught him the ropes 24 years ago.
Associate Professor Scott Wolter ’85 and two Elon students are measuring x-ray patterns of everyday items as part of a broader effort to help the U.S. Department of Homeland Security develop a new generation of airport explosive-detection technology.
As soccer’s popularity surges nationwide, so does the strength of Elon’s program. The result? The Phoenix has become a source of professional players who can succeed at the country’s highest level.
Ongoing research by Lainey McQuain ’15 using the Japanese art of origami shows new ways of teaching students in high school and college how to be better writers.
U.S. Army Maj. John Kirchgessner ’02 shares his perspective on the Gloal War on Terror and its aftermath.
More than 2,500 people gathered on campus to celebrate Elon's 2014 Homecoming on Oct. 17-19. Relive the weekend through these images, video and social media posts.
Through his company, Second Earth, Doug Frain ’91 created an innovative physical water treatment system that is installed on the university’s cooling towers.
In his first book, Jeremy Jones ’04 weaves together personal stories about growing up in the Blue Ridge Mountains with 200 years worth of stories about his ancestors who lived on the same land.
Part of an elite team of JAGs, Steven “Luke” Spencer L ’09 works for the U.S. Air Force Special Victims’ Counsel providing support to victims of sexual assault.
Is prison an actual deterrent to crime? That's one of the many questions Associate Professor of English Prudence Layne asks her students as part of this upper level interdisciplinary course.
An artist and winemaker, Father Gerry Waterman believes he was created to create. His original watercolor paintings and bottles of homemade wine are evidence of this mantra.
Driven by a desire to bridge the education gap, the early childhood education major and Spanish minor works with children of all ages throughout the community to help pave the way to their future successes in school.
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.
As director of communications for Fruit of the Loom Inc., Lindsay Porter ’05 is as comfortable talking about briefs as she is budgets and sales projections.
When letters and phone calls to the Social Security Administration fell on deaf ears, Brenda Cunningham turned to Elon Law’s Elder Law Clinic hoping for a miracle.
Shea Coakley ’07 is providing nutritious food to customers while feeding those in need through his company, LeanBox.
After reinventing his career, Wyn Ferrell ’09 is leaving his mark on the distilled spirits industry in the Denver area.
Amanda Taylor ’06 and Lace Varn ’07 are at the forefront of an online musical revolution.
Find out more about some of the interesting courses faculty are teaching at Elon.
A member of Elon’s faculty for almost 30 years, the professor of history is passionate about her job. But if there’s anything she loves doing as much as teaching, it’s being a devoted fan of America’s pastime.
When Toorialey Fazly ’14 left Afghanistan in 2010 to come to Elon, he was expecting the experience to be uneventful. What Fazly, who graduates this spring from the university, found instead transformed his life.
An immunologist-turned-businessman, Niclas Stiernholm ’89 is at the helm of a Canadian biopharmaceutical company making advances in the fight against cancer.
The Elon University senior's extensive performing arts training is translating into a budding career.
News of the death in March of Vietnam prisoner of war and former U.S. Sen. Jeremiah Denton P’73 brought back memories of his historical visit to campus 41 years ago for Elon’s Founders Day.
An internship in South Africa her senior year led Anne Goddard '12 to produce an award-winning documentary and solidified her passion for wildlife filmmaking and conservation.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at this year’s Sochi Winter Olympics through the eyes of two Elon alumni and an assistant professor who covered the event.
In 2011 Chris Jones ’80 and daughter Katherine ’14 started working on a collection of photos, poems and stories about the moments that have shaped their lives.
Mary Lou Chandler Boal ’63 can trace her family ties to Elon back to the institution's founding.
Elon commemorated the Hindu festival of Holi on April 11, with approximately 200 people gathering on Young Commons to fill the air with powdered paint.
J. Earl Danieley '46 and his lifelong affiliation with Elon were the theme of a special Spring Convocation on April 2 as part of the university’s 125th anniversary celebration.
Experience Turkey through the lens of Elon University Photographer Kim Walker, who visited the country during Winter Term 2014.
Elon's Jason Waterman sees challenges as opportunities in all aspects of his life—including the soccer field.
After moving to New York in July, John Yi ’11 and Claire Manship ’13 were inspired to create a show about life in the city.
Inspired by the life and death of his father, Kyle Johnson ’10 has published a book detailing his difficult senior year, adventures around the world and journey to an authentic faith in God.
Browse this photo slideshow and relive some of the greatest moments from Elon's 2013 Homecoming Weekend.
There are many things that make Elon a special place: its sense of community, its people, its traditions.
Addie Haney has done it all: interned at “NBC Nightly News,” spent a semester in Turkey, danced as part of Elon’s Finest and worked with Elon Local News. Find out what motivates the broadcast journalism major in this installment of “I Am Elon.”
To mark Elon's 125th anniversary, 125 alumni from around the nation formed a "Log Maroon Line" as part of Elon’s 2013 Fall Convocation on Oct. 3, which was headlined by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak encouraged members of the Elon community to “build in an element of fun” into everything they do as part of his speech during Elon University's Fall Convocation.
Jim Hunt, a nationally recognized leader in promoting public education, headlined the Elon's Master of Education Commencement ceremony Aug. 17.
Browse this photo slideshow and experience Ghana through the lens of Elon University Photographer Kim Walker, who visited the West African country as part of a Winter Term course.
For Cara McClain, a psychology major and Spanish and environmental studies minor, nature is a vital part of her life. Find out why in this installment of "I Am Elon."
Meet Kristin Feeney '11, one of thousands of runners who took part in this year's Boston Marathon. Learn more about her memories of that day and her plans to return to the streets of Boston next April.
As the United States loosens its economic sanctions and travel restrictions to Cuba, Elon students are discovering the island for the first time.
For David Brown, Elon not only provided a place to grow intellectually but also personally. Read his story in this installment of "I Am Elon."
Ten outstanding young alumni from the past decade were recognized during an April 20 ceremony for their contributions to their communities, careers and alma mater.
As memories of Hurricane Katrina fade, long-term volunteers—including those from Elon University—are becoming more crucial when it comes to rebuilding New Orleans.
In honor of Elon's quasquicentennial, we are compiling a list of 125 things we love most about Elon.
Elon’s botanical garden is much more than rows of pretty plants in a flower bed.
Elon honored 10 outstanding graduates of the past decade on March 31 at the annual Top 10 Under 10 Awards banquet.