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Pi Mu Epsilon hosts professor Tim Goldberg

Elon's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society, hosted the Lenoir-Rhyne University assistant professor of mathematics for a special guest lecture on April 1.

Janet Lee Warman publishes two poems

The professor of English and education has two poems in the Main Street Rag anthology Crossing Lines.

Elon names 2015 Lumen Scholars

The university's top award comes with $15,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achievements.

National College Health Assessment

Survey of student health behaviors/experiences. Link sent to students via email on Monday, April 21st.  Active now through Friday, May 8th.  

Safia Swimelar lectures and leads workshop on globalization and higher education

The associate professor of political science and policy studies took part in March 2015 in the Mellon Globalization Forum at Sewanee: the University of the South.

Safia Swimelar presents at conference on LGBT rights in East Europe & Balkans

The February program brought together scholars from Europe and the United States to discuss the state of LGBT rights in both regions.

Geoffrey Claussen presents at international conference on religion and violence
Geoffrey Claussen, Lori and Eric Sklut Emerging Scholar in Jewish Studies and Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies, presented a paper at Wake Forest University's April 2015 International Conference on Religion, Violence and Peace. 


Book by Michael Matthews explores role of music and poetry in modern Mexico

In "Mexico in Verse: A History of Music, Rhyme, and Power", Associate Professor of History Michael Matthews, along with Stephen Neufeld of Cal State Fullerton, use music and poetry to gain access to the worldviews and beliefs of ordinary people often overlooked in the historical narrative.