Magazine of Elon

MOE Extras

Engineering the future

A new engineering program at Elon aims to prepare students for solving complex problems.

I Am Elon with Cassandra Tumasz ’18

The dance performance and dance science double major loves instilling a love for dance in young students.

Gut instinct: what our intestines tell us about how we think

The billions of bacteria that populate our intestines influence a wide range of processes in our bodies—including our behavior and brain development.

Ripple effect

Associate Professor of English Prudence Layne is fostering intercultural opportunities for staff members in South Africa and beyond.

From the archives: Setting the tone

More than 55 years ago, the “Emanons” laid the foundation for a successful jazz program at Elon. 

Alumnus achieves sweet success

Chas Smith ’11 is the co-founder of Sap! Beverages, a company that offers healthy, plant-based alternatives to sugary drinks.

Through a fictional lens 

Tesa Jones ’73, known as Teri Ranney to her Elon professors and peers, has written two novels inspired by her memories of Elon.  

Football success follows a new blueprint

How the Elon football team turned a seven-game losing streak in 2016 into a historic season a year later.

Matthew McKenzie ’16: Focused on service

Matthew McKenzie ’16 was one of 30 U.S. Ford employees selected for the company’s Thirty Under 30 program last year.

A jump into law

After a parachuting accident ended her military career, Joleen Parks found a calling in the legal profession.