Olivia Choplin, Meredith Allison and Jeff Clark were recognized during Planning Week 2015 for their accomplishments during the previous academic year.
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Two Elon students recently earned high marks on the Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch, an internationally-recognized Business German exam.
Elon staff and faculty were active contributors at this year's annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
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.
The associate professor in the Department of World Languages and Cultures presented at an international conference celebrated in Burgos, Spain, from May 5-7.
Ben Kaiser '16 and Alyssa Romano '16 will conduct science research at German universities this summer.
Woody Pelton, Rhonda Waller and Donna Van Bodegraven were quoted in an article published in the current issue of International Educator
Mina Garcia, an associate professor of Spanish, presented a paper in March at the Association of Hispanic Classical Theater Conference.
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.
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.
Members of the Global Neighborhood Association presented to a group of international educators at the NCAIE State Conference on March 13.
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.
Students enrolled in FRE 371: French Theater in Production performed Molière's most popular farce "Le Médecin malgré lui" on Jan. 26 and 27.
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.
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.
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.
The associate professor of Spanish has published a chapter in a book honoring author Esther Tusquets, who died in 2012.
Hundreds of students joined 30 faculty and staff members in Lakeside Dining Hall on Sept. 2 to explore gender stereotypes in advertising across cultures.
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.
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.
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.
Admission is free and open to the public. All films will be in Spanish with English subtitles.
Dr. Olivia Choplin, an assistant professor of French, has published an article in The American Review of Canadian Studies, Vol. 44, Issue 1, 2014.
The National Collegiate French Honor Society, Pi Delta Phi, inducted 13 new members at a ceremony on May 8.
The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society inducted 17 new members at a ceremony on May 5th.
The senior Spanish and international studies major will teach English in Spain.
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.
World Languages and Cultures student Madison Clough has won a second scholarship for study of Arabic language and culture.
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.
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.
After winning a contest sponsored by the university's French Club, four students had their homemade desserts showcased in a campus dining hall.
Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Numen Lumen Pavilion.
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.
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, 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.
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.
The native Parisian discussed on April 8, 2013, his two best-selling books at an appearance in LaRose Digital Theatre.