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News at Elon

Elon Music Theatre continues to earn acclaim as rankings rise and acceptance rates fall 

As the number of applicants for the program has nearly tripled since 2013, the acceptance rate has decreased to less than 2 percent. 

Elon faculty voices highlighted

Cindy Fair, Tony Crider, Haya Ajjan and Jean Rattigan-Rohr shared their innovative scholarship, insights into teaching and approaches to community engagement at Elon Talks: Faculty Voices.

Megan Isaac publishes journal article on representations of young women as writers

An article by Isaac, associate professor of English, was published in the journal Children's Literature. 

Monico joins teach-in to raise awareness on family separation policies and practices

After the "Taking Kids: Border Madness" Teach-in was convened by Columbia University School of Social Work early this year, California State University Monterey Bay School of Social Work invited Assistant Professor Carmen Monico to visit its campus in October as an expert speaker.

Windham gives invited talk at Notre Dame on grammar and literacy

The title of the Oct. 10 talk by Scott Windham, associate professor of German in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, was “Why we (still) need grammar instruction but (still) need to do it better: Grammar instruction and literacy in the L2 classroom.”

Elon Music Theatre graduate is the new face of Broadway’s 'The Book of Mormon'

JJ Niemann ’17, currently a swing in the Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical, is being featured in a solo spread advertisement for “The Book of Mormon,” appearing in The New York Times. 

Futrell serves on peer review panel

The associate professor of music critiques a new textbook on vocal pedagogy.

Ringelberg presents at Feminist Art History Conference

The art history professor's paper, "This Woman Artist Who Is Not One," served as a manifesto against cisnormativity in the scholarly study of historical figures.