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Internet pioneer Vint Cerf offers optimistic view of the evolution of technology at Elon Q&A

Google's chief Internet evangelist, known as one of the "fathers of the Internet," talked with Elon students, faculty and staff about the impact of technology on modern life. 

Woodward: America should know more about 'what goes on in the centers of power'

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward was the speaker for Elon's Fall Convocation on Sept. 29. 

Elon student recalls winning a college grant as a first-grader

Twelve years before MacKenzie Walsh ’20, a first-year strategic communications major, set foot on campus, she entered and won a children’s drawing contest to support her aspirations to one day attend college.

Elon alum photographs ‘The Embrace Seen Around the World’

Al Drago '15, now working for The New York Times, captured a heartfelt moment between Michelle Obama and former President George W. Bush, which generated significant online buzz in the days that followed.

Sport & Event Management students share stories, advice at internship forum

The Sport & Event Management Department hosted its annual fall internship forum, highlighting its students’ summer achievements and memorable internship experiences.

Kelly Siewers ’17 named a Provost Scholar in recognition of her college athletics research

During the past two years, the sport and event management and business management double major has examined the reasons why collegiate athletic departments have decided to reclassify to Division I.

Communications professor, alumna co-author journal article

Associate Professor Anthony Hatcher and Elon University graduate Mia Watkins ’16 examined the planning and research processes used by School of Communications students who interviewed inductees at the 2014 Internet Hall of Fame Induction/International IT Fest.

LSB SophoMORE Success, apProfessional development forum - Oct. 11

4 - 7:30 p.m., Moseley Center, McKinnon Hall

 

Communications students, faculty attend Excellence in Journalism Conference

Associate Professors Anthony Hatcher and Rich Landesberg accompanied four student journalists to Louisiana to attend workshops highlighting journalism, technology and social media.

Junior strategic communications major accepts scholarship award

MacKenzie Clarkin ’18 received the 2016 Robert F. Lauterborn Scholarship from the Triangle Advertising Federation at the organization’s September event.

Max Garland ’16 chronicles voting access, participation and apathy in News21 investigation

The Elon University journalism major capitalized on his 10-week fellowship this summer, joining 30 student journalists to investigate the political divide between citizens with significant voting power and those without, particularly in disadvantaged communities.

Communications student publishes op-ed in Hartford Courant

Cinema and television arts major Alex Attanasio ’18 examines the post-competition comments of Chinese Olympian Fu Yuanhui regarding her menstrual cycle and the attention the swimmer’s interview received. 

Elon professor appears on popular ‘Marketplace’ radio program 

David Bockino spoke with program host Kai Ryssdal, detailing the assistant professor’s travels and experiences in Myanmar as well as the Southeast Asian nation’s rise as a top tourist destination.

The Select Group on-campus interviews - Oct. 6

Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.​

 

AIM Group on- campus employer interviews - Oct. 11

Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.

iSurity, Inc. on-campus employer interviews

Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.​

 

TIAA on-campus employer interviews - Oct. 18

Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.​

 

School of Communications welcomes new faculty members

Five full-time faculty members with strong professional and educational backgrounds joined the ranks of teacher-scholars in the School of Communications in fall 2016.

UNC-TV to air documentary about Elon faculty member

The documentary by filmmaker Jan Van Wyk, "Musings of an Iraqi Patriot," traces the journey of Ahmed Fadaam from his native Iraq to Elon. 

Global Neighborhood begins year by learning to disagree

Participants in the first Global Neighborhood House dinner modeled civil discourse while talking about contentious issues.

USA Today and College Factual recognize several Elon academic programs among the nation’s best in 2017 college ranking

Elon University earns 33 badges for excellence in rankings based on the outcomes of a college education. The rankings were published Sept. 8 by USA Today and College Factual.

 

Elon professor contemplates value of critique in arts and humanities disciplines

Associate Professor Phillip Motley co-edited a special issue of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, examining the use of critique in arts and humanities programs.

Media Analytics: Career Options and Insights -
Oct. 5

McEwen 212, 6:30 PM

Life After Elon: Los Angeles

This forum will be held Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in McEwen 212.

Barnum Financial Group on-campus employer interviews - Sept. 20

To be held at The Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140

Credit Suisse ​employer on-campus interviews - Nov. 3

Interviews will be held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140

 

Read The New York Times every day, thanks to Elon 

All faculty, staff and students at Elon University can register to enjoy The New York Times on a daily basis via their computers, smartphones and tablet apps.

Elon alumna interviews Olympic medalists for People magazine 

Journalism major Lindsay Kimble ’13, a digital writer and reporter for the celebrity news outlet, spoke with American swimmers Conor Dwyer and Maya Dirado, highlighting a variety of topics, including Dirado’s decision to retire.

Interactive Media program welcomes eighth class

The 27 students in this year's Master of Arts in Interactive Media program have a variety of undergraduate degrees from universities across the United States.

Key Risk Management Services ​on-campus employer interviews - Nov. 2

Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.

Greenspring Associates ​on-campus employer interviews - Oct. 11

Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.

Amica Mutual Insurance​ on-campus employer interviews - Nov. 4
Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.

 

Carney, Sandoe & Associates​ on-campus employer interviews - Oct. 27

Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.

Carney, Sandoe & Associates Employer Info Session - Oct. 26
Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 4 p.m.

 

Southern Teachers Agency ​on-campus employer interviews - Oct. 5

Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.

The world for your office

Casey Hekker ’11 is among the growing number of professionals who prefer to use technology to work from anywhere in the world.

Classes without Quizzes: Mini-Sessions for Alumni

Sign up for one of these 45-minute courses designed for alumni

 

Elon 2.0: Success after Elon Wisdom Session

School of Communications alumni offer their expertise to students

What Elon communications majors, alumni took away from a national media industry convention

The 2016 NABJ and NAHJ Annual Convention and Career Fair in Washington, D.C., brought together nearly 4,000 current and aspiring media professionals, including four Elon University students and seven alumni.

Communications faculty share expertise, insight at AEJMC national conference

During the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s 2016 national convention, 13 School of Communications faculty members presented research, shared professional experiences and directed topical discussions. 

Elon professor takes top honor for paper at PRSA conference

Barbara Miller Gaither, associate professor of communications, explored corporate social responsibility initiatives and public perception in her recent study, titled “Redefining Fit: Examining CSR Company-Issue Fit in Stigmatized Industries.”

With cupola in place, Communications School expansion hits milestone

Construction continues at Dwight C. Schar Hall and Steers Pavilion, with both expected to open in the fall. 

Eric Hernandez ’16 and crew complete ambitious one-day shoot in Los Angeles

The cinema and television arts major enlisted the services of more than a dozen Elon University friends and collaborators to help produce a 30-second film that captures the emotions of the movie-going experience for the 2016 Coca-Cola and Regal Film Program.

In My Words: Owning the Stories of Slaves in America

Newspapers around North Carolina recently featured a guest column by Naeemah Clark, associate professor of communications, who assesses reactions to recent comments by first lady Michelle Obama about the role of slave labor in the construction of the White House. 

Elon professor working behind the scenes to keep Olympics broadcasts on track

This is the fifth Olympic games that Max Negin, an assistant professor of communications, has worked on with NBC Sports.

Elon alum takes top prize for reporting on human rights violations and the Rio Olympics

 The award-winning work of Michelle Alfini '16 brings light to human rights violations surrounding this summer’s Olympic Games in Brazil.

Elon News Network investigates millennial perspective at RNC, DNC  

Pendulum and Elon Local News staff members headed to Cleveland and Philadelphia to chronicle firsthand the national conventions, taking an in-depth look at the experiences of young voters and supporters. 

Spike in travel to Myanmar driving interest in Bockino's new book on 'mysterious' country

The assistant professor in the School of Communications participated in a Q&A interview with The Myanmar Times to highlight his experiences while traveling through Myanmar, a trip extensively featured in his recently released Kindle Single.

A Bar A Ranch​ Employer On-Campus Interviews - Nov. 4

Interviews will be held Nov. 4 at the Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140

 

Social Impact Career Fair - Nov. 1

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., McKinnon Hall, Moseley Center