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Elon professor, alum publish research on generation effects in memory

Amy Overmanan, associate professor of psychology, a faculty member in the neuroscience program and an associate director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, and Alison Richard '16 conducted empirical research on memory that was recently published in a prestigious scientific journal.

Amy Overman selected to receive a major grant from the NIH

Amy Overman, associate professor of psychology, is awarded Elon University’s first grant from the National Institutes of Health to study age-related changes in memory. 

Professor offers 'easy ways to embrace high-impact learning' in Chronicle of Higher Education article

Rebecca Pope-Ruark, associate professor of English, penned the article for the Chronicle's Oct. 28 issue focusing on innovation in higher education. 

Philologian Chandelier comes home during Homecoming

The restored antique chandelier that had previously hung in Old Main, the school’s administration building destroyed by fire in 1923, adorns the Elon campus once again.

Elon Dance program hosts international dance artists 

The Dance Program hosted two internationally known guest artists who taught master classes to dance majors.  

Third screening of the III Hispanic Film Series generates great turnout

The film series was organized by Professors Nicole Triche in Communications and Professors Ketevan Kupatadze, Mayte de Lama, and Federico Pous in World Languages and Cultures. 

All class, no quiz: Alumni back in the classroom at Homecoming

Alumni returning to campus for Homecoming had eight mini-classes to choose from in a new offering for 2016. 

Homecoming kicks off with Alumni Awards ceremony

Seven distinguished alumni received the 2016 Alumni Awards on Oct. 21 in recognition for their professional achievements, leadership and service to society