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Passionately Curious: Tom Mould examines the power of storytelling

Mould, professor of anthropology, department chair and the J. Earl Danieley Professor, is one of eight Elon faculty members featured this year in "Passionately Curious," the annual Elon University President's Report. 

School of Communications faculty members to discuss recent books on religion and media

The discussion with Anthony Hatcher and Amanda Sturgill will be moderated by Meredith Stutz ‘16, a reporter with NBC affiliate WXII in Winston-Salem. 

NSF grant awarded to Associate Professor of Mathematics Karen Yokley

Yokley and a collaborator have secured nearly $360,000 in National Science Foundation funding for multi-institutional "research experiences for undergraduates" in mathematical biology.


Pulitzer Center grantee shares experience covering the stories of women in a conflict zone

Elon University, a Campus Consortium partner of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, hosted an April 11 community lecture featuring photojournalist Allison Shelley.

Voice of America segment on white nationalists features insights from Megan Squire

Squire, professor of computer science, has collected data about American right-wing groups and white nationalists who use the Russian VK social media platform. 

Catholic historian Robert Orsi delivers inaugural Smith-Chase Lecture 

Orsi, the Grace Craddock Nagle Chair in Catholic Studies at Northwestern University, spoke at Elon on April 3 about clerical sexual abuse.

Diplomat talks about careers in the Department of State

The Diplomat in Residence (DIR) for the mid-Atlantic region, Kathryn Crockart met with students, visited classes, and gave a talk about careers in the Department of State. 


Sabrina Thurman publishes article in research topic on Modeling Play in Early Infant Development

The first-authored peer-reviewed empirical article by the assistant professor of psychology describes how infants’ and mothers’ interactive behaviors during free play change as infants progress from sitting to walking.