This year's 53 students participating in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences program presented mid-summer progress in their work on July 22.
The faculty members from universities in the United Kingdom will teach courses in criminology and literature.
An essay by the English faculty member was selected for a 2017 Pushcart Prize, which honors the best literature published in small presses.
The English major was selected for the media organization’s Lifestyle Group Fellowship Program and will assist the editorial staff of Coastal Living, a print and online magazine based in Birmingham, Alabama.
An essay by Paul Crenshaw, assistant professor of English, was picked as one of the top essays featured in magazines, journals and websites this year.
Jennifer Eidum Zinchuk, assistant professor of English, gave a presentation on facilitating students' metacognitive practices in the college writing classroom and led a workshop on teaching multilingual students at the Conference on College Composition and Communication's annual convention, held April 6-9 in Houston, Texas.
Three students won top honors in the annual essay competition endowed by the late Philip L. Carret.
The awards program highlights and celebrates alumni who have graduated within the past decade and who are distinguished in their professions and invested in the future of Elon and its community.
The senior correspondent for NewsHour discussed topics ranging from journalism to poetry and the humanities in news and life.
Eric Ashley Hairston, Associate Professor of English and of Law and Humanities, co-chaired a three-session seminar and presented at the American Comparative Literature Association Conference at Harvard University, March 17-20.
Dan Burns, an instructor in English, has guest-edited the most recent issue of American Book Review, a journal specializing in recently published works of fiction, poetry, and literary and cultural criticism from small, regional, university, ethnic, avant-garde, and women's presses.
Rosemary Haskell, Department of English, publishes an article about representations of migration in the novels of francophone Senegalese author, Fatou Diome.
Associate Professor of English, Prudence Layne, delivered the keynote address at the Seventh Annual Women of Excellence conference hosted by Halifax Community College on March 18, 2016.
Paula Patch, senior lecturer in English and coordinator of the College Writing program at Elon, has been elected to a three-year term on the executive board of the Council of Writing Program administrators, a national association of faculty with professional responsibilities for directing writing programs.
Talks on the Steps explore Elon's Performance of Shakespeare's comedy
The honorees are alumni from the past decade who have achieved major professional success, serve as difference-makers in their communities, and loyally support Elon as partners, advocates and investors.
A fellowship created by Elon University in 2008 will help support excellence in ongoing research and creative work by Casey DiRienzo, Clyde Ellis and Ashley Hairston.
The newest cohort of scholars will participate in a program that helps Elon University faculty integrate sustainability into an existing course.
Patrick Phillips announced the student poetry contest winners at his reading Monday night.
Jasmine Bryant '15 and Negesti Kaudo '15, with support from faculty and staff in the Student Professional Development Center, were recently accepted into top master's programs for social work and creative writing, respectively.
Piper Kerman, whose 2010 memoir inspired the critically acclaimed Netflix series by the same name, visited Elon University to make the case for reforming the criminal justice system.
Christian Kowalski and Miranda Romano participated in the 2015 Naylor Workshop on Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies at York College.
The Elon Honors Program graduate presented research at the Pekan International Education Confernce in Malyasia on the value students place on writing in the 21st century.
In an open letter to presidential hopefuls, Professor Rosemary Haskell uses literature and knowledge of her native Great Britain to make the case for American policymakers treating firearms as a public health issue.
Writer Sam Slaughter ’09 finds beauty in the brevity of words, something that has inspired him to write a flash fiction book.
Elon President Leo M. Lambert bestowed the university’s highest honor Monday upon four of its most distinguished retired employees for their meritorious service to the school.
In her first book, Abigail Santamaria ’00 tells the story of the intricate life of Joy Davidman, the woman who captivated Lewis late in his life and influenced many of his works.
In a guest column published by several regional newspapers, Associate Professor Prudence Layne reflects on the summer tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina, and society's culpability for what transpired at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The professor of English discussed the 21st century stereotyping of Melungeons in Alex Bledsoe's Tufa series of urban fantasy novels
The professor of English received the 2015 Ward Family Excellence in Mentoring Award for her role as director of National and International Fellowships.
The professor of English had her column about homelessness in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, North Carolina, appeared June 13, 2015, in the (Raleigh, N.C.) News & Observer.
The double-major in physics and English will be a writer for Scientific American magazine after successfully competing in the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program.
The winner of this year’s Daniels-Danieley Award for Excellence in Teaching, Cassie Kircher, professor of English, is hailed for her insightful classroom discussions and commitment to student development.
Four faculty members and 14 retirees were honored May 13 for excellence and service to Elon.
An annual Strawberry Festival and Heirloom Plant Sale hosted by a "Garden Studio" course proved popular with the campus community on the final Friday of classes for the 2015 spring semester.
Kevin Boyle publishes a new book of poems, ASTIR.
Danielle Deavens '16 and Connor DelPrete '16 will earn summer grants and scholarships.
The professor of English published six new poems this spring.
Sam Slaughter, a 2009 graduate and former English major, is publishing two works.
Peter Lindstrom ’94, Julie Dyke Ford ’95 and Christopher Nave ’04 received the 2015 Elon College Distinguished Alumni Awards during a special April 30 ceremony.
Eric Ashley Hairston, associate professor of English and director of the Center for Law and Humanities, recently lectured at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities on his continuing research into the interdisciplinary connection between classical studies and African American literature. His first book on the subject was recently named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title.
The professor of English and education has two poems in the Main Street Rag anthology Crossing Lines.
Emily Cinquemani and Allison Ginsburg were finalists in NC State's Poetry Contest
Cassandra Kircher's essay, "No More to the Lake," was published in the most recent issue (Volume 80.2) of North Dakota Quarterly.
Associate Professor Prudence Layne worked with Peter F. Lake of Sheffield Hallam University on "Global Innovation of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Transgressing Boundaries."