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.

Alumnus John Garratt to study in Berlin on DAAD grant

John Garratt '09, a history major and German studies minor, has been accepted by the German Academic Exchange Serivce (DAAD) to study in Germany on a long-term graduate research fellowship.

Faculty members named CATL Scholars
The four professors will work on projects that explore the way students learn in business, Latin and early childhood education.
Faculty present Elon Research Seminar work at SAMLA
Ketevan Kupatadze, Spanish lecturer, and Jessie Moore, associate professor in English, presented at South Atlantic Modern Language Association on Nov. 11.
Olivia Choplin compiles dossier and publishes article on Lebanese-Québécois playwright Wajdi Mouawad
After a presentation as part of a panel on Lebanese-Québécois playwright Wajdi Mouawad at the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States biennial conference in Ottawa, Canada last year, Professor Choplin was asked to compile the papers for a special dossier on Mouawad in the journal Québec Studies.
Elon receives collection of Chinese art
Elon University was recently the beneficiary of a large donation of Chinese objects and prints.
Elon Law and MBA students engage China
Twenty-five law and MBA students met with top business and law leaders in Beijing and Hong Kong through an international business course.
Faculty panel discusses anti-American protests
Four faculty panelists looked at the actors and motivations behind recent events in Southeast Asia and Africa and their portrayal in the media.
Elon hosts statewide German teachers' meeting
Mina Garcia Soormally has article published in Bulletin of the Comediantes
Sophie Adamson publishes articles in The Language Educator and The French Review
Sophie Adamson, associate professor of French, has published the articles "Community-based Learning: Reaching Beyond the Classroom Walls" in The Language Educator (Vol 7.2, Feb 2012) and "Plantu and Pedagogy: The Draw of Editorial Cartoons in the Classroom" in The French Review (Vol 85.5, April 2012).
Ketevan Kupatadze authors a book chapter
Elon student receives German scholarship for dual-degree experience
Ryan Griggs ’14 has been awarded a Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM by the foundation Baden-Württemberg Stiftung gGmbH.
Elon student travels to Germany for dual-degree program
Ryan Griggs ’14 is Elon University’s first student to participate in its business dual-degree program.
Kristin Nicole Hilgartner ’10 to begin PhD program at Virginia
Samuele Pardini presents at UNCG
Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian and Italian American Studies Samuele Pardini gave a presentation March 13, 2012 at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Olivia Feldman '12 to participate in year-long service program in Germany