Elon expands business dual-degree program

The four-year program now includes partnerships with schools in Spain and Italy.

Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in Argentina

Erin Luther ‘16, an international studies and Spanish double major from Bristol, Tennessee, travels to South America next spring as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations.

Elon participates in marathon reading of 'Don Quixote'

The 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes and his novel, 'Don Quixote,' were celebrated with a weeklong event that included reading both volumes aloud.

Elon students awarded State Department scholarships

Elon University senior Alexandra “Allie” Barteldt and junior Benjamin Lutz have each received a Critical Language Scholarship from the federal government to study Hindi in Asia, and Arabic in Africa, respectively.

Visiting Art History Scholar Holly R. Silvers publishes essay

Silvers's essay links masks from contemporary popular culture with 12th century corbel sculptures in southwestern France.

Dance film explores ‘The Passing of Time’

Elon University faculty members Jen Guy Metcalf and J McMerty '00, with assistance from several students and alumni, collaborated to examine a love story through ages and stages of life.

Kirstin Ringelberg presents paper on queer feminist reclamation of Belle Époque artist

At the SECAC conference in Pittsburgh, the art historian offered a glimpse into the previously overlooked artist's studio and its celebrated salon events.

Katharine Fredricksen '15 teaching English in Austria 

Katharine Fredricksen '15 is spending the 2015-16 academic year teaching English in Austria on a program funded by the Austrian federal government. 

 

Department of World Languages and Cultures to Host Drop-In Open Advising Session on October 28th

An Open Advising Session will be held by the World Languages and Cultures Department on October 28th for majors, minors, interdisciplinary minors and anyone interested in the study of world languages and cultures.

First Global Neighborhood 'House Dinner' draws enthusiastic crowd

Several hundred students gathered with faculty and staff on Sept. 1 to discuss the intersections food and culture.

Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences, honors three professors

Olivia Choplin, Meredith Allison and Jeff Clark were recognized during Planning Week 2015 for their accomplishments during the previous academic year.

Elon students earn high marks on Business German exam

Two Elon students recently earned high marks on the Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch, an internationally-recognized Business German exam.

Elon staff and faculty present at International Education Conference

Elon staff and faculty were active contributors at this year's annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. 

Students, locals bond over baseball during Dominican Republic trip

Following an inspiring Winter Term experience, Drew Forte ’15 and several other Elon University students collected more than 200 items of baseball equipment and shipped them in May to youth organizations in the Caribbean country.

Mina Garcia presents at an international conference on esoterism and witchcraft

The associate professor in the Department of World Languages and Cultures presented at an international conference celebrated in Burgos, Spain, from May 5-7.

Two students win competitive science research internships in Germany

Ben Kaiser '16 and Alyssa Romano '16 will conduct science research at German universities this summer.

Global Education Center staff and faculty quoted in 'International Educator'

Woody Pelton, Rhonda Waller and Donna Van Bodegraven were quoted in an article published in the current issue of International Educator

Mina Garcia presents paper at Association of Hispanic Classical Theater

Mina Garcia, an associate professor of Spanish, presented a paper in March at the Association of Hispanic Classical Theater Conference.

Mina Garcia publishes article in Spain

Sophie Adamson presents at Davidson College at annual French teachers meeting

Sophie Adamson, associate professor of French and chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures, spoke at the spring meeting of the American Association of Teachers of French.

In 'Parody and Palimpsest,' a look at the playfulness of a popular author

Elon University Assistant Professor Sarah L. Glasco’s first book explores the way a diverse mix of writers and artists shaped Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s stories and how the popular Belgian author references literature and film in his novels to expose readers to other cultures.

Global Neighborhood faculty, staff and student present at conference

Members of the Global Neighborhood Association presented to a group of international educators at the NCAIE State Conference on March 13.

Scholar gives talk about French Muslims in contemporary France

A Feb. 19, 2015, guest lecture by Professor Michel Bondurand of the NC Consortium Paris program spoke about the way Muslims in France practice their faith.

French students perform Molière with contemporary flair

Students enrolled in FRE 371: French Theater in Production performed Molière's most popular farce "Le Médecin malgré lui" on Jan. 26 and 27.

Elon student awarded Holocaust Studies scholarship

Kelly Swaim ’17, recipient of the Miriam and Abe Brenner Holocaust Education Scholarship, traveled to Europe during Winter Term 2015 as part of Elon’s "Holocaust Journey" study abroad course.

Three faculty members named CATL Scholars

Brandon Essary, Jennifer Uno and Barbara Gordon will work on projects that explore the way students learn in Italian, in biology service-learning courses, and through writing and multimodal assignments, respectively.

Consul general promotes Germany’s business ties with United States

The highest-ranking German government official to ever visit campus spoke with Elon University students on Wednesday in a program sponsored by the Business German Speaker Series and the Student Professional Development Center.

Mayte de Lama authors book chapter

The associate professor of Spanish has published a chapter in a book honoring author Esther Tusquets, who died in 2012.

 

Hundreds attend first Global Neighborhood House Dinner of 2014-15

Hundreds of students joined 30 faculty and staff members in Lakeside Dining Hall on Sept. 2 to explore gender stereotypes in advertising across cultures.

Professors expand Business German program with free online course

A project led by faculty members David Neville and Scott Windham allows anyone with Internet access to sharpen his or her German language skills with a special focus on business environments.

Grant funds research into 'flipped' classrooms

Seven Elon professors are part of a larger effort funded by the Teagle Foundation to study new classroom approaches to the humanities with an emphasis on engaged learning.

Sarah Glasco presents at NAFSA conference, publishes article in CUR Quarterly

The assistant professor of French presented research on short-term study abroad programs and intercultural competence at the annual convention in May. Her article, "Preparing Undergraduates for Research Projects in Faculty-led Short-term Study Abroad Courses," appears in the Winter 2014 issue of CUR Quarterly.

Second Annual Hispanic Film Series Kicks off in September

Admission is free and open to the public. All films will be in Spanish with English subtitles.

Olivia Choplin publishes article 

Dr. Olivia Choplin, an assistant professor of French, has published an article in The American Review of Canadian Studies, Vol. 44, Issue 1, 2014.

French Honor Society inducts new members

The National Collegiate French Honor Society, Pi Delta Phi, inducted 13 new members at a ceremony on May 8.

Sigma Delta Pi inducts new members

The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society inducted 17 new members at a ceremony on May 5th.

Dan Layman '12 accepted to master's program at GWU

Lily Siegal chosen for CIEE Teach Abroad

The senior Spanish and international studies major will teach English in Spain.

Elon junior a finalist for Truman Scholarship

Omolayo Ojo is competing for a highly competitive national fellowship awarded each year to those with goals of working in public service or government. Winners will be announced in April.

Clough wins Critical Language Scholarship

World Languages and Cultures student Madison Clough has won a second scholarship for study of Arabic language and culture.

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