The event Monday in Whitley Auditorium offered a broad look at the history and accomplishments of the labor movement.
Associate Professor of History Michael Matthews has published an essay that examines the sensational 1891 murder trial of Enrique Rode, a middle-class English professor who killed his wife in Mexico City.
Join us for an hour of food, drinks and good conversation
An associate producer for Georgia Public Broadcasting’s PBS show, "Georgia Outdoors,” Riley and his colleagues were honored on June 11 at the 42nd Annual Southeast Emmy Awards in Atlanta.
The 39-year Navy veteran recently commanded the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command.
President Emeritus Earl J. Danieley, who has given Elon 70 years of service, is among 19 faculty and staff members retiring this year.
Four faculty members and 19 retirees were honored May 11 for excellence and service to Elon.
Three students won top honors in the annual essay competition endowed by the late Philip L. Carret.
The professor of history's public lecture was in conjunction with Marshall University's Graduate Humanties Program, which brings nationally prominent scholars to campus to work with graduate students and deliver a public lecture.
Hundreds of people gathered Monday in the Numen Lumen Pavilion to share stories and happy memories of Professor Heidi G. Frontani, a faculty member in the Department of History & Geography who had died of a sudden illness just three days earlier.
Fueled by personal experience, Yasmine Arrington ’15 is building a brighter future for children of incarcerated parents.
A fellowship created by Elon University in 2008 will help support excellence in ongoing research and creative work by Casey DiRienzo, Clyde Ellis and Ashley Hairston.
Amy Johnson, assistant professor of History and the Elon Core Curriculum, published an article entitled “Gradations of Freedom: The Maroons of Jamaica, 1798-1821” in the Journal of Caribbean History.
Seven professors and instructors from across campus have been selected 2015-16 Leadership Faculty Scholars.
CATL faculty and the director of the Gender and LGBTQ Center presented at the 40th annual POD Network conference in San Francisco.
Culinary historian and chef Michael W. Twitty will lead discussion over dinner on the theme of "Kosher/Soul: Black-Jewish Identity Cooking." RSVP required.
Elon University’s Center for the Study of Religion, Culture and Society, and the Jewish Studies Program, host the acclaimed historian for a talk about Jewish Feminism in America
Katharine Fredricksen '15 is spending the 2015-16 academic year teaching English in Austria on a program funded by the Austrian federal government.
The third annual event for Elon University graduate students in the Physician Assistant Studies program helped prepare the future medical professionals for aiding patients who struggle with mental health issues, poverty, a lack of education and other obstacles to healthy living.
Pre-show talks by faculty and students peek behind the curtain of the classic musical and explore the creative process
"Making the Movement: Objects, Objectives, and Civil Rights," which runs through the end of October, coincides with university events and conversations focused on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s groundbreaking book "Why We Can't Wait."
Community members joined with Elon University students, faculty and staff Tuesday night for a public forum led by civic leaders and historical experts who shared ideas for improving race relations in the United States.
The journalism and history double major will begin the Hearst Corporation’s two-year program in August, assigned to the San Antonio Express-News.
The Hugh T. Lefler Undergraduate Award
This award is given annually by the Historical Society of North Carolina for the best research paper on North Carolina history by an undergraduate student from an accredited senior North Carolina college or university during the academic year June 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015.
The associate professor of history talks with reporter and anchor Bob Buckley about the legacy of a document signed 800 years ago by King John of England.
The assistant professor of history will lead the workshop for interns participating in the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty summer internship program.
Gerald Francis, executive vice president and professor of mathematics, Anne Bolin, professor of anthropology, Michael Calhoun, professor of health and human performance, and David Crowe, professor of history, will all receive emeritus status upon retirement.
Yasmine Arrington, a strategic communications and history double major from Washington, D.C., received a Samuel Huntington Public Service Award this spring to grow a nonprofit she founded to help the children of incarcerated parents pay for college.
Professor Amy Johnson, Assistant Professor of History, has been exploring the concept of "unfreedom" through an examination of the Jamaican Maroon practice of holding people in bondage during the 17th through the 19th centuries.
In "Mexico in Verse: A History of Music, Rhyme, and Power", Associate Professor of History Michael Matthews, along with Stephen Neufeld of Cal State Fullerton, use music and poetry to gain access to the worldviews and beliefs of ordinary people often overlooked in the historical narrative.
A renowned organization that advances the teaching of Slavic studies honored Elon University history professor David Crowe this month for his “rich, diverse body of groundbreaking scholarship,” classroom instruction and leadership in the academic field.
History professor David Crowe spoke with Reuters news service this week for a story on an original copy of "Schindler's List" that a memorabilia dealer in New York has offered to sell for $2.2 million.
David M. Crowe, professor of history, presented a paper, "Slobodan Milosevic: 'Desk Murderer,' 'Architect of Genocide,' or Victim of 'Victors' Justice?" at Indiana University's Maurer School of Law conference, "The Milosevic Trial: An Autopsy," Feb. 17-21.
The associate professor of history is the inaugural recipient of an honor that supports a faculty member in the Department of History whose professional accomplishments are in keeping with Elon University’s teacher-scholar model.
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.
"Germany and China: Transnational Encounters since the Eighteenth Century" includes chapters Crowe authored, including one that was co-written by an Elon alumna who recently completed graduate work at Columbia University.
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.
A fellowship created by Elon University in 2008 will help support excellence in ongoing research and creative work by Janna Anderson, Heidi Frontani and Tom Henricks.
One of Elon University's top scholars shared new work this fall into the evolution of Nazi laws that stripped Jews of their possessions during Hitler's reign and of the first genocide trials conducted after World War II.
Attendants learned about the historical and contemporary factors facilitating the spread of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Yasmine Arrington competes next August in Seattle on a platform of mentoring and supporting children of incarcerated parents.
Professor Mary Jo Festle's presentation, “American women’s sports: what’s gender got to do with it?”, prompted discussion at the Nov. 4 dinner.
Yasmine Arrington's "ScholarCHIPS" program has provided 17 scholarships to date to children whose parents are imprisoned, and her work both on and off Elon University's campus has caught the attention of nonprofit leaders and government policymakers.
The professor of history is the fourth recipient of an honor that supports preeminent teachers and scholars at Elon University.
Elon University professors and students filled McKinnon Hall on Aug. 27, 2014, to discuss race, privilege and justice following the Missouri police shooting death of an unarmed black man and subsequent protests that have galvanized the nation.
Winter Term 2015 classes in Israel and Ghana have been canceled or postponed due to regional security and health concerns in Africa and the Middle East.
A two-month program ended July 25, 2014, with scholars in Elon University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Experience displaying their work for professors and peers inside McKinnon Hall during a special College Coffee.
The Elon University professor of history spoke with the North Carolina television station on June 6, 2014, about the Allies' D-Day invasion of Europe 70 years earlier.
The Class of 2014 is sending more scholars overseas next year with Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grants than any previous class in Elon University history.