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.

Language placement testing dates for new students only

The language placement exam will be offered FOR NEW STUDENTS ONLY during specific dates and times.  To guarantee that you have a seat, you MUST sign up for an appointment at https://www.elon.edu/eventsmgmt/events/eventtype.aspx?id=58

 

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.

Grant helps fund Elon research on impact of engaged learning

Faculty and staff are measuring the effects of both international and domestic learning experiences on student learning, student well-being and the way students think from global perspectives.

Elon junior awarded Clinton Scholarship to study in Dubai

Madison Ann “Maddy” Clough, an international studies major with an interest in working as an Arabic speaker for the United States government, is the first Elon student to receive a William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship to study at the American University in Dubai.

Student-made desserts featured in Lakeside

After winning a contest sponsored by the university's French Club, four students had their homemade desserts showcased in a campus dining hall.

Lecture-Recital marks the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht - Nov. 7

Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Numen Lumen Pavilion.

Career Moves: SPDC helps sophomore find French embassy internship

Maggie Liston '16 has known since high school that she wanted to incorporate the French language into her career plans, and with guidance from Student Professional Development Center staff, she found an internship this summer in New York City with the French Embassy.

Lumen Scholar helps close 'gap' in scholarship on WWII leader

Claire Mayo's freshman survey course three years ago sparked an undergraduate research project that may one day lead her to become a top expert on former French leader Charles de Gaulle.

Evan A. Gatti presents paper at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds, England

Evan A. Gatti, associate professor of art history, presented "Episcopus 'al Fresco': Episcopal Imagery in the Painted Programs of North Italy at the turn of the Millennium" at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds, England on July 3, 2013.

When Titans Clash: Ray Harryhausen's Metamorphic Art
 

If you have any interest in mythology, 'bad' Classics movies, claymation, poetry, literature, reception studies, or anything related thereto, don't miss this lecture by Professor Dan Curley (Classics, Skidmore College) at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18 in Moseley Oak Room.

Author Olivier Magny draws crowd at Elon event

The native Parisian discussed on April 8, 2013, his two best-selling books at an appearance in LaRose Digital Theatre.