The Elon Noyce Scholars Program is accepting applications for summer education internships from current first-year students and sophomores who are interested in STEM fields.
Alfred Simkin, an instructor of biology at Elon, discusses his several year journey to build an alternative vehicle for commuting: an electric bike.
Professor Janet MacFall in the Department of Environmental Studies will be recognized with the Conservation Communicator Award from the Hugh Bennett Chapter of the national Soil and Water Conservation Society on Feb. 25.
The honorees are young alumni who have achieved major professional success, serve as difference-makers in their communities and loyally support Elon as partners, advocates and investors.
Dave Gammon, associate professor of biology, and a former research student, Pat Lyon '16, just had a peer-reviewed article accepted for publication in an international bird research journal.
Alamance County's Science Café hosts John Anderson, "What big ideas we have learned from small fossils" at Fat Frogg Bar and Grill at 7 p.m.
Alamance County's Science Café hosts Jen Uno, "Obesity 101: the physiology behind fat" at Fat Frogg Grill in Elon at 7 p.m.
Alamance County's Science Café meets at Fat Frogg Bar & Grill in Elon at 7 p.m.
Emma Davidman ’17 found the help she needed at the Student Professional Development Center to successfully navigate the graduate school application process.
Kathy Gallucci attended the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference in Denver, Colorado, Nov. 3-6, 2016.
The national mathematics honor society Pi Mu Epsilon hosted faculty from Winthrop University (SC) and Central Washington University (WA) for engaging colloquia on topics at the intersection of mathematics, biology, history, and physics.
Jen Hamel, assistant professor of biology, presented on how biological community interactions affect mating behavior in insects.
Jeffrey Coker, associate professor of biology and the director of the Core Curriculum since 2011, was honored Sept. 27 by the National Society of Experiential Education.
Jeffrey S. Coker, director of the Elon Core Curriculum and associate professor of Biology and Evan A. Gatti, associate director Elon Core Curriculum and associate professor of art history, present papers at the 56th Annual Conference of the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS) in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Jen Hamel, assistant professor of biology, presented on the causes and consequences of hybridization between two insect species.
Peter W. Fritsch, vice president of research and director of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas Herbarium, and Catherine M. Bush, adjunct assistant professor of biology at Elon, published a new plant species in the current issue of the Nordic Journal of Botany.
The day-long professional development workshop for area teachers was supported by a grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations.
Elon Biology Professors Dave Gammon and Jen Hamel were joined by biology major Dawson Nance '17, who conducts research with Hamel, in presenting research at the Animal Behavior Society 2016 conference in Columbia, Mo.
Insects may be small and crunchy, but they demonstrate behaviors that are just as relatable to humans as the cute and cuddly animals that more often fascinate us.
The associate professor of biology shares his insights on how mockingbirds imitate the sounds of other species.
Greg Haenel, professor of biology, presented his research about how past climate change has impacted the genetic structure of lizard populations in the southwestern US at the Evolution 2016 conference.
Brandon Landreth ’11 has been able to design and implement weekly lessons on health, wellness and oral hygiene for elementary students in rural Greene County thanks to a fellowship.
The mockingbird research of Associate Professor, Dave Gammon, was featured in an article published in the Spring 2016 issue of Living Bird, a popular magazine published quarterly by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Assistant Professor of Biology Jen Uno's vision for the Civic Engagement Scholars program prompted the Council on Civic Engagement to select her for the leadership role.
Amanda Chunco, assistant professor of environmental studies, and Jennifer Hamel, assistant professor of biology, took six students to the annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists March 31-April 2.
Dr. Michael Kingston, Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, presented his latest research examining the role of fish predators and an invasive subtropical sea squirt on the marine invertebrate community that occupies submersed pilings, piers, and boat hulls.
A pilot project led by faculty members Martin Kamela and Dave Gammon brought Alamance County elementary and middle school students to campus for four days of science and math activities while Elon University students traveled away for spring break.
Associate professors Ben Evans (Physics) and Tonya Train (Biology) published alongside Julia Ronecker '13 (Biochemistry), David Han '18 (Engineering), Daniel Glass '10 (Engineering), and Alison Deatsch '13 (Physics) in Materials Science and Engineering: C.
Senior biochemistry major Michelle Landahl wanted a summer research project to help answer longtime questions about particular types of cellular proteins. Things didn’t work out as planned.
Janet MacFall and Steve Moore in the Department of Environmental Studies co-authored a publication that introduces students to the most current techniques for conducting field research.
The newest cohort of scholars will participate in a program that helps Elon University faculty integrate sustainability into an existing course.
Associate Professor Jeffrey S. Coker authored a guest column for regional newspapers in which he criticizes Duke Energy’s efforts to stop a North Carolina nonprofit from selling solar power to a Greensboro church.
Associate Professor Dave Gammon's column for several North Carolina newspapers looks at the way lawmakers support or ignore two forms of energy production in the most recent state budget.
The 7th annual Biology Alumni Panel brought alumni and students together in the McMichael Science Center on Friday to give current biology majors an opportunity to ask questions about future career possibilities.
Representatives from across campus spoke Sept. 22, 2015, about the physical, economic and educational benefits of solar power, as well as Elon’s recent efforts to harvest solar energy.
The two faculty members in the Department of Biology attended the Lilly International Spring Conference held May 28 - 29, 2015, in Bethesda, Maryland.
Elon leaders announced Monday that the associate professor of biology has been selected the next Japheth E. Rawls Professor for Undergraduate Research in Science.
A grant from the Coleman Foundation will support the fellows' efforts to encourage entrepreneurship at Elon.
If you're planning one final trip to the shore before the arrival of autumn, Associate Professor Jeffrey S. Coker has data and perspective about the "summer of the shark" that he shares in a guest column published by several regional newspapers.