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State Department awards scholarship to Elon senior
<p>Madison Ann &ldquo;Maddy&rdquo; Clough is studying Arabic in Morocco this summer with the support from the U.S. Department of State&rsquo;s Critical Language Scholarship Program.</p>
Jason Kirk publishes insight post for Political Studies Association blog
<p>The associate professor of political science and policy studies traces the evolution of elections in India for a UK-based academic association and explores the implications of the Bharatiya Janata Party&#39;s historic win at the polls on May 16, 2014.</p>
Elon alumna receives fellowship in Central America
<p>Rebecca Berube &#39;12 will spend 2014-2015 enhancing environmental awareness in Panama through the Princeton in Latin America program.</p>
Prudence Layne presents paper and leads workshop at the Mico Research Day Conference in Jamaica
<p>The associate professor of English &amp; coordinator of African and African-American Studies program was invited to present&nbsp;a paper titled &quot;Transforming Higher Education: Restructuring Space and Minds&rdquo; and lead a workshop for faculty during the Mico University College&#39;s Week of Activities held in Kingston, Jamaica&nbsp;during the week of&nbsp;April 8.</p>
Prudence Layne interviewed on Jamaican Radio program
<p>Associate Professor of English Prudence Layne, coordinator of the university&#39;s African &amp; African-American Studies program, was interviewed on the live radio show &ldquo;Both Sides of the Story,&rdquo; a program that is broadcasted live on Power 106 FM radio in Jamaica.</p>
Dan Layman &#39;12 accepted to master&#39;s program at GWU
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Prudence Layne presents paper at NCBS 2014 conference
<p>The associate professor of English and coordinator of the university&#39;s African &amp; African-American Studies program proposed, organized, chaired and presented research in Black female resistance with Elon University senior strategic communications major Raven Bennett.</p>
Elon junior a finalist for Truman Scholarship
<p>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.</p>
Ashley Fowler &#39;14 leads workshop in Lithuania on LGBT issues
<p>The political science and international studies double major is a Lumen Scholar studying the evolution of LGBT rights in parts of Europe.</p>
Prudence Layne presents workshop at WISE 2014 conference
<p>The associate professor of English and coordinator of the university&#39;s African &amp; African-American Studies program led participants in a&nbsp;session titled &quot;Whose Intercultural Learning? Study Abroad, Research and Scholarship: Creating Opportunities for Faculty, Staff and Students.&quot;</p>
Book looks at political players&#39; use of stories to communicate
<p>Professor Laura Roselle co-authored a book that explores the way world leaders and policy makers interact with each other, and with their citizens, through the narratives they share.</p>
Elon junior awarded Clinton Scholarship to study in Dubai
<p>Madison Ann &ldquo;Maddy&rdquo; 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.</p>
Alumna launches campaign to support sustainable food project in Kenya
<p>Jasmine Whaley &#39;13 is seeking to raise $30,000 to expand the Rita Rose Garden in Kisumu, Kenya, a sustainable community garden led by 88 women entrepreneurs that works to feed and support more than 900 people.</p>
Career Moves: SPDC helps sophomore find French embassy internship
<p>Maggie Liston &#39;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.</p>
Hundreds attend forum on the crisis in Syria
<p>Elon University faculty experts, joined by a colleague from UNC Chapel Hill, explored on Sept. 11 the complexities of resolving a civil war in Syria that has escalated with the use of chemical weapons.</p>
Elon alumni receive Fulbright awards
<p>Allyson &ldquo;Ally&rdquo; Golightly &rsquo;13 and Kelly Zug &rsquo;12 will begin their teaching careers in South Korea and Bulgaria, respectively, as recipients of Fulbright program English Teaching Assistantships.</p>
Elon senior awarded Princeton in Africa fellowship
<p><span>Kristen Conroy will spend a year in Kenya helping an organization that matches orphans of those killed by HIV/AIDS with elderly residents who lost their own adult children to the disease.</span></p>
Alumna receives prestigious Pickering Fellowship
<p>As part of the award, Brittany Carroll &#39;11 will pursue a master&#39;s degree at American University before serving as a U.S. foreign service officer for three years.</p>
Elon sophomore wins Boren Scholarship
<p><span>Omolayo Ojo&rsquo;s $10,000 award covers her expenses to study in Senegal for the fall semester as she conducts Lumen Prize research on African emigrants to the United States.</span></p>
College of Arts &amp; Sciences recognizes outstanding alumni
<p>Mark J. Brewin &rsquo;08, David Fuhr &rsquo;00 and Erin Krupa &rsquo;02 are the recipients of the 2013 Elon College Distinguished Alumni Awards.</p>
New book looks at role of imagery in Buddhism
<p>Assistant Professor Pamela Winfield explores the intersection of art and religion based on the writings &amp; teachings of two Japanese Buddhist masters.</p>
Dan Layman '12 publishes on Jabhat al-Nusra
Dan Layman '12, an international studies major with minors in Middle Eastern studies and German studies, has published an analysis of the Syrian radical Islamist group known as Jabhat al-Nusra.
Elon Model UN ranked No. 22 in the nation
Elon is the top-ranked collegiate program in North Carolina in rankings released by the Model UN consulting company Best Delegate.
Elon students &amp; alumni receive Fulbright awards
Seniors Jensen Suther and Shannalee Van Beek, and alumni Natalie Lampert and Hunter Gros, will travel overseas beginning this fall.
CELEBRATE! presentations showcase service-learning
Several Elon students, including five Civic Engagement Scholars in the Class of 2012, on Thursday shared their work with classmates and faculty.
CELEBRATE! profile: James Dolphin '12
An international studies &amp; political science double major analyzed arguments U.S. officials make against joining the International Criminal Court.
Elon alum awarded Rotary Scholarship
Caitlin Goodspeed '08 will spend a year in Scotland working toward her master's degree in global and international sociology.
Olivia Feldman '12 to participate in year-long service program in Germany
Conference examines war crimes, human rights and immigration
Elon's Conference on International Law featured law, history and political science scholars, human rights advocates and practicing attorneys.
Career Moves: Internships lead to U.S. Census job
A young alumna has already returned to campus to recruit more Elon University students to analyze data in Washington, D.C.
Kenan Scholar adds to identity: U.S. citizen
In her first months on campus, freshman Omolayo Ojo prepared to take the Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America.
Elon explores exchange with South China Normal University
Chinese delegation visits campus to begin formal discussions about student, faculty and academic exchange possibilities with Elon.
Career Moves: Résumé prep helps land internship
An Elon junior sought feedback from Career Services when applying for an internship that had him researching cybersecurity and cyberwarfare.
Elon grads take part in Sri Lanka forum
Two young alumni grew their Periclean Scholar legacies through a program for social and environmental activists.
Elon Awarded International Studies Professional Development Grant
The Professional Development Committee of the International Studies Association has awarded Elon University a grant to support a professional development workshop for graduate students and junior faculty in international studies.
Elon and Koç University in Turkey create new study abroad program
A new undergraduate exchange program created this month between Elon University and Ko&ccedil; University in Istanbul, Turkey, will allow students to study abroad in a part of the world steeped with culture, history and art at a time when academic interest in the Middle East is blossoming.
Elon senior selected for Rangel Scholars program in Washington
Elon University senior Cedric Pulliam, a political science and international studies double major with aspirations of joining the U.S. Foreign Service, will participate this summer in a highly selective national program that introduces scholars to diplomatic officials and career opportunities in international relations.
Lumen Scholar probes complexities of international humanitarian law
Since the 1600s, lawyers and scholars have grappled with how to best bring to justice the men and women who commit war crimes. Elon University senior Elizabeth Leman studied three of the biggest global conflicts in recent history to shed light on the complexities of international humanitarian law, and her work is the latest to be featured in a series of E-net profiles on Lumen Scholars in the Class of 2011
Panelists discuss impact of Osama bin Laden's death
What does the future hold for the United States now that Osama bin Laden is dead? And why did Americans feel the need to celebrate someone&rsquo;s death? A panel of faculty and students addressed those questions and more on May 9 in a community discussion sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life.
Students awarded Fulbrights for overseas teaching and research
Three Elon University seniors &ndash; Chris Jarrett, Gabrielle Dean and Brittany Carroll &ndash; have each been awarded Fulbright Program grants for overseas research and teaching, and their selections represent the largest number of students in university history to receive the prestigious national honor in the same academic year.
Career Moves: Open to ideas, Elon senior finds a career path
Elon University senior Tracy Schell wanted to stay on campus last summer to prepare for her final year of study, but she needed a paid internship to do so. That&rsquo;s when she visited Career Services. Now, with her own Commencement just weeks away, Schell not only has work experience on her resume because of the visit - she has a job lined up with one of the region&rsquo;s largest employers.
Student wins scholarship for Fund for American Studies
Caitlin Clarke, a sophomore International Studies and Political Science major with a minor in German Studies, has been accepted to the Fund for American Studies at Georgetown University this summer.
New International Studies Major Regional Concentration and Minor on the Middle East