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Dave Gammon presents at international bird conference

Dave Gammon, associate professor in biology, recently gave an oral presentation in Nova Scotia at the joint research meetings for the Wilson Ornithological Society, Society of Canadian Ornithologists, and Association of Field Ornithologists. 

Janet MacFall receives N.C. Department of Commerce grant

The associate professor of environmental studies and biology was awarded a one-year grant for $25,000 to develop a regional network of locally produced foods.

'A Solar Powered Future: Are We There Yet?' - Sept. 22

Tectonic Plates Science Café with Cyndi Taves, 'To wheat or not to wheat: Gluten sensitivity and celiac disease' - Sept. 8

Campus Kitchen operations are in full swing this summer at Elon

Discover Magazine blog features research by Biology Department faculty
Discover Magazine's Inkfish blog, by Elizabeth Preston, featured research by Assistant Professor Jen Hamel of the Elon Biology Department today. 

 

Senior’s appetite for success a drive beyond graduation

A seasoned traveler and dedicated environmentalist, Colby Halligan ’15 has overcome personal loss to challenge world hunger as a student and beyond.

Elon Community Garden sees strawberries galore

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.

Scholarship takes center stage at SURF

Elon University students and professors shared research findings and creative work Tuesday at the Spring Undergraduate Research Forum, a day set aside each spring for the campus community to celebrate scholarship and faculty mentoring relationships.

Campus Kitchen students and staff present at the Food Waste & Hunger Summit

Elon's representatives presented information in April at the University of Georgia about their partnerships with the Loy Farm and Alamance County community agencies. 

Honors Fellow receives national summer research fellowship

Bird diversity grows in Elon University Forest

For each of the past five years, Associate Professor Dave Gammon has conducted an annual bird count in the Elon University Forest, and his most recent census indicates plenty of good news for those with avian DNA.

Elon faculty named to endowed professorships

Elon University leaders on Monday formally announced the names of four distinguished professors named to endowed professorships. Eric Fink, Roland Smith, Brant Touchette and Catherine McNeela were recognized during the opening ceremony for Planning Week 2010.

Jen Hamel publishes research article

Assistant Professor of Biology Jen Hamel, together with Savannah Nease and Dr. Christine Miller of the University of Florida, published a research article in the current issue of the journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

Neil deGrasse Tyson weaves humor with wisdom in Q&A

The famed astrophysicist took questions from Elon University students on Thursday in a Whitley Auditorium program where he advised his audience not to “ever shortchange your curiosity for the promise of money” as they pursue their life passions.

Renowned scientist encourages Elon audience to seek objective truths

Astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson headlined Spring Convocation on April 2, 2015, with a passionate defense of science, an analysis of what drives people to accomplish great feats, and advice to students for being lifelong learners.

Biology/environmental studies professor completes term as executive officer of the North Carolina Academy of Science

Professor Mike Kingston from the biology and environmental studies departments concluded three years of executive service to the North Carolina Academy of Science at the 112th Annual Meeting at the Wake Forest Biotech Place in Winston-Salem on March 28, 2015.

Construction begins on solar farm at Elon's Loy Farm

An array of solar panels on university property will generate nearly 3 megawatts of electricity.

Elon project aims to help local food producers

A team that includes Associate Professor Janet MacFall and Assistant Professor Ryan Kirk will use a $25,000 grant from the state Department of Commerce to help grow retail opportunities for farmers in two North Carolina counties.

Steve Moore presents and consults at recent USAID Symposium

The faculty member in the Department of Environmental Studies traveled in January to Washington, D.C., for an event attended by representatives from organizations such as the Peace Corps, Catholic Relief Services and Heifer International.

Jen Hamel gives research talk at national meeting

The assistant professor of biology presented her co-authored paper titled "Are female mating decisions adaptive when environments vary? A test using natural resource variation" at the 2015 Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology annual meeting.

Six faculty members named Sustainability Scholars

The newest cohort of scholars will participate in a program that helps faculty integrate sustainability into an existing course.

Kathy Gallucci presents at NABT

 

 

Lumen Prize helps Elon student research cell death in kidney failure

Senior Thomas Lampl has used the university’s highest honor for undergraduate research and creative achievement to study a laboratory model that may help future doctors better understand the human body’s reaction to sepsis.

Junior Poster Session highlights work of Elon College Fellows

An annual program for top scholars in Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences, featured a panel discussion on Dec. 1, 2014, led by an accomplished alumnus now earning his doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.