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Pulitzer-winning oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee details evolving fight against cancer in Baird lecture

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, the author of "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer," offered his insights to a crowd of nearly 600 gathered in McCrary Theatre on Sept. 20. 

I Am Elon with Matt Sears ’18

Though Matt Sears ’18 spends much of his time researching insect behavior, he makes time to tutor, work as a T.A. and play men’s club rugby. 

In My Words: Learn the science before passing judgment on human genetic modification

Associate Professor of Biology Dave Gammon writes about advances in the modification of the human genome, and how best to process the implications. 

Teachers become students through Elon's STEM workshops

About 60 area teachers will attend workshops at Elon centered around innovative ways to teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics to K-12 students.

SURE students offer look into summer research initiatives

Fifty-four Elon students presented the work they've undertaken during Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences, an eight-week deep dive into research. 

Opening Doors: Alumnus endows scholarship in memory of friend and classmate

Elon Trustee Dr. William N.P. Herbert '68 honored the late Jim McClure '68 by funding a scholarship in his name, saying, "He was my anchor."

New Scientist features insights from Elon's Gammon

Dave Gammon, associate professor of biology, commented on recent findings involving whether cuckoos in Central and South America are mimicking the sounds of another animal. 

Alamance students ‘discover science’ at Elon’s Loy Farm

Assistant Professor of Biology Jen Hamel headed a program focused on insects using the resources Elon’s Loy Farm offers. 

Hamel presents animal behavior research at Toronto conference

Jen Hamel, assistant professor of biology, presented research at the Animal Behavior Society 2017 conference in Toronto, Ontario.

Gammon attends national workshop in case studies teaching

The associate professor of biology presented his classroom simulation game during the week-long event at the National Center for Case Studies Teaching in Science.

Biology professor gives invited seminar at Dartmouth College

Assistant Professor of Biology Jen Hamel gave an invited seminar as part of Dartmouth's Biology Department Seminar Series on Friday, May 26. 

Conservation award presented to Janet MacFall

The J.W. Pate Award from the Cape Fear River Assembly was awarded to Janet MacFall, professor of environmental studies and biology, in recognition of her work promoting environmental awarness.

Three from Class of 2017 prepare to join the Peace Corps after completing prep program

The newest class of Peace Corps members will dedicate more than two years to serving communities around the globe. The students were recognized with a reception in the Student Professional Development Center on Tuesday. 

Biochemistry faculty and students, physical therapy education faculty attend national Experimental Biology conference in Chicago

Experimental Biology is the annual meeting of six societies comprised of more than 14,000 scientists and 50 guest societies.

CELEBRATE! profile: Amber Adams-Kuebler

An elementary education major explores the potential barriers to integrating environmental education into the curriculum at an Educating Children Outdoors campus. 

CELEBRATE! profile: Alyssa Crawford

A public health studies major explores how pregnant women approach the decision about whether to have a waterbirth. 

Contribute to Elon University's sustainability efforts

The Sustainability Projects Database provides an opportunity for students to contribute to Elon’s sustainability efforts.

Elon names 2017 Lumen Scholars

The university's top award comes with $15,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achievements.

'Father of Environmental Justice' to kick off Earth Week at Elon

Robert Bullard, who is known as the "father of environmental justice," will speak at Elon on Tuesday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in McKinnon Hall. 

Student Eco-Art installation now on display in Arts West Living Studio

"Inside Dakota" is the first of several student eco-art installations that will rotate over the next four weeks of spring semester

Elon junior honored with Goldwater Scholarship

Mariana Kneppers '18 is a biology and environmental and ecological science major originally from Walnut Creek, California, who is focusing her Lumen Prize research on coastal wetlands.

Elon students, faculty share research at N.C. Academy of Science Conference 

Five faculty members and eight undergraduate researchers from the Biology and Environmental Studies departments represented Elon University at the N.C. Academy of Science conference at High Point University on March 24-25, 2017.

Biology professor offers research seminar at the UNC-Wilmington

Assistant Professor of Biology Jen Hamel gave an invited seminar as part of the university's Department of Biology and Marine Biology seminar series on Friday, March 31. 

Young alumni excellence recognized with Top 10 Under 10 Awards

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 their community.

Hamel presents research on insect behavior, ecology, and evolution at Winthrop University

Assistant Professor of Biology Jen Hamel gave an invited seminar as part of the Biology Department seminar series on Wednesday, March 22, at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C.