Four awarded Fulbright grants to study and conduct research abroad
<p>Three members of Elon&rsquo;s Class of 2018 and a recent alumna are among 10 Elon students selected for Fulbright awards this year &mdash;&nbsp;a record for the university.&nbsp;</p>
Elon University hosts N.C. Study Abroad Re-entry Conference
<p>North Carolina Association of International Educators&#39; annual Re-entry conference hosted at Elon University.</p>
Elon senior earns $15,000 public service award to support nonprofit work
<p>Surya Shahi, who is majoring in acting and international studies, has received the Samuel Huntington Public Service Award to advance his nonprofit that is building a school in his native Nepal.&nbsp;</p>
Elon students and staff attend Diversity Abroad Conference and Global Student Leadership Summit&nbsp;
<p>Elon students who have participated in study abroad programs attended the Diversity Abroad Conference and Global Student Leadership with members of Elon faculty.</p>
Arts &amp; Sciences alumni recognized
<p>Three outstanding alumni from Elon College, the College of Arts &amp; Sciences, were honored Thursday at&nbsp;an annual awards celebration.</p>
Elon names 2018 Lumen Scholars
<p>The university&#39;s top award comes with $20,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achievements.&nbsp;</p>
GEC hosting annual photo contest&nbsp;
<p><span>Submit an entry to the Global Photo Contest by&nbsp;</span><span class="aBn"><span class="aQJ">April 22</span></span><span>&nbsp;for a chance to win a free flight voucher! Vote for your favorites between&nbsp;</span><span class="aBn"><span class="aQJ">April 23 and 29</span></span><span>.</span></p>
Four Elon students named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford d.school
<p>The students join a global community of Fellows charged with increasing campus engagement with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity.</p>
Elon sophomore named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow
<p>Campus Compact has named Fiona Zahm &#39;20&nbsp;a recipient of a Newman Civic Fellowship, which recognizes and supports community-oriented students and is named for Frank Newman, a founder of Campus Compact.</p>
Drop-in TODAY to learn about courses and opportunities with languages &amp; cultures
<p><strong>The Department of World Languages &amp; Cultures is collaborating with the Global Education Center to host a drop-in open advising session in Carlton on Monday, Oct.&nbsp;30</strong></p>
Career Moves: Relationship with SPDC mentor aids in securing two internships in nation&#39;s capital
<p>Unsure how to find an internship opportunity, Elon University senior Steven Armendariz &rsquo;17 found that having someone to consult about the future made his internship hunt easier &mdash; and he gives much of the credit to the Student Professional Development Center.&nbsp;</p>
Gisclair travels to Spain for digital teaching tools seminar
<p>The communications department chair was one of seven academics nationwide to take part in the Council on International Educational Exchange&rsquo;s weeklong seminar in Seville.</p>
Alumnus selected for Fulbright award, will teach in Indonesia
<p>Greg Sutton &#39;14, who majored in&nbsp;political science and international studies while at Elon, will travel to Indonesia as part of a federal program that builds goodwill between the United States and people of other nations.&nbsp;</p>
Fulbright award to send Elon senior to Spain to teach English
<p>Steven Armendariz &rsquo;17, a political science and international and global studies double major, will travel to Spain as part of a federal program that builds goodwill between the United States and people of other nations.</p>
Elon senior named Gates Cambridge Scholar
<p>Leena Dahal &#39;17 will pursue a master&#39;s degree in modern south Asian studies at the University of Cambridge in England with the support of a scholarship established by the Bill &amp; Melinda Gates Foundation.&nbsp;</p>
Elon delegation shines in first Model Arab League conference
<p>The 16-member team from Elon placed second overall and received 12 individual awards.&nbsp;</p>
Elon students to study Arabic in Morocco, Jordan through State Department scholarship
<p>Elon University sophomore Alex Mancuso and senior Ben Lutz have&nbsp;received&nbsp;Critical Language Scholarships from the federal government to study Arabic. &nbsp;</p>
Students, professor explore &#39;reconnecting America&#39; during Harvard conference
<p>The conference for the National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement brought together students and faculty from nearly 20 colleges and universities at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University.&nbsp;</p>
I Am Elon with Ben Lutz &rsquo;17
<p><span>An international studies and political science double major, Lutz feels at home in the academic organizations he has been a part while at Elon.</span></p>
Aid worker with experience in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan to speak on politics of humanitarian assistance, refugee crises
<p>Federico Motka along with Joel Shelton, assistant professor of political science and policy studies,&nbsp;will present,&nbsp;<span>&quot;Rethinking Humanitarianism in a Fragmenting World: Lessons from Syria and Beyond&rdquo; on Thursday, Feb. 9.</span></p>
Interactive Media students showcase projects for the public good in Iceland, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic
<p>During their Jan. 25 presentations in Turner Theatre, graduate students in the Interactive Media master&#39;s program discussed their Winter Term &ldquo;fly-in&rdquo; projects and their experiences traveling to Costa Rica, Iceland and the Dominican Republic.</p>
Ten Elon scholars named semifinalists for Fulbright Awards
<p>The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities to recent graduates in more than 140 countries, with approximately 1,900 grants awarded annually in all fields of study.&nbsp;</p>
Alumna recognized for research about N.C. Sikh community
<p>Melina Oliverio &#39;16 was named first runner-up for the ASIANetwork&#39;s Marianna McJimsey Award, which recognizes top student papers focused on Asia.&nbsp;</p>
Elon students debate world&#39;s most serious crises at Model United Nation conference
<p>A group of eight Elon students recently spent the weekend in Washington, D.C., putting themselves in the place of international leaders to navigate historic and fictional international crises.&nbsp;</p>
National Humanities Center fellow to discuss &#39;Imperialism, Environmental Dependency, and Modern Nation&#39; &nbsp;&ndash; Oct. 25
<div> <div> <p>A University of Tennessee, Knoxville professor uncovers the global circulation of geopolitical discourses on natural resources and state power.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Discovering the power of words
<p>A White House internship with Vice President Joe Biden&rsquo;s speechwriting staff over the summer helped senior Gabriela Alvarez discover a new career path.</p>
Syrian representative to the United Nations to speak Sept. 7 at Elon
<p>The senior negotiator and democracy activist will&nbsp;speak on&nbsp;<strong>the current state of the civil war and prospects for peace.</strong></p>
Elon alumna receives Fulbright to teach English in Taiwan
<p>Katherine Shafer &rsquo;15, an international studies major from Port Jefferson, N.Y., will spend 11 months teaching English in Taiwan as part of a federal program that promotes mutual goodwill between people of the United States and people of other nations.&nbsp;</p>
Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in Argentina
<p>Erin Luther &lsquo;16, an international studies and Spanish double major from Bristol, Tennessee, travels to South America next spring as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations.</p>
Top 10 Under 10 Awards celebrate the successes of young alumni
<p>The awards program highlights and celebrates alumni who have graduated within the past decade and who are distinguished in their professions and invested in the future of Elon and its community.</p>
Elon students awarded State Department scholarships
<p><span>Elon University senior Alexandra &ldquo;Allie&rdquo; Barteldt and junior Benjamin Lutz have each received a Critical Language Scholarship from the federal government to study Hindi in Asia, and Arabic in Africa, respectively.</span></p>
2016 Top 10 Under 10 Alumni Award recipients announced&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;
<p>The honorees are alumni from the past decade who have achieved major professional success, serve as difference-makers in their communities, and loyally support Elon as partners, advocates and investors.</p>
Professor&#39;s book honored by International Studies Association
<p>Co-authored by Elon University&#39;s Laura Roselle, &quot;Strategic Narratives: Communication Power and the New World Order&quot;&nbsp;received the 2016 International Communication Book Award for having made &quot;the most substantial impact in the area of international communication in the context of international studies.&quot;</p>
&#39;Perspectives on the Global Migration-Refugee Crisis: Responsibilities, Rights, and Politics&#39; - Sept. 16
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Career Moves: An internship with diplomatic impact
<p>Elon University senior Alexandra Cantone authored a report on <span>women&#39;s roles in countering violent extremism in Saudi Arabia</span> as part of a&nbsp;summer internship at the&nbsp;<span>Institute for Gulf Affairs, a Washington think tank to which she applied with help from faculty and the Student Professional Development Center.</span></p>
Safia Swimelar lectures and leads workshop on globalization and higher education<br />
<p>The associate professor of political science and policy studies took part in March 2015 in the&nbsp;<span>Mellon Globalization Forum at Sewanee: the University of the South</span><span>.</span></p>
Safia Swimelar presents at conference on LGBT rights in East Europe &amp; Balkans<br />
<p>The February program brought together scholars from Europe and the United States to&nbsp;<span>discuss the state of LGBT rights in both regions.</span></p>
Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in France
<p><span>Omolayo Ojo, an international studies major and Honors Fellow from Maryland, will spend a year in Europe before pursuing graduate studies in immigration law, migration and development.</span></p>
Conference examines war crimes, human rights and immigration
<p>Elon&#39;s Conference on International Law featured law, history and political science scholars, human rights advocates and practicing attorneys.</p>
Elon senior named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact
<p>Nicole &quot;Niki&quot; Molinaro, a political science and international studies double major from Wading River, New York, was honored by the national organization for her commitment to civic engagement and social responsibility.</p>
Michael Matthews named O&rsquo;Briant Developing Professor in History
<p>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&rsquo;s teacher-scholar model.</p>
Scholar gives talk about French Muslims in contemporary France
<p>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.</p>
Lumen Scholar&#39;s work gives voice to African immigrants
<p>Elon University&rsquo;s top prize for undergraduate research and creative achievement assisted senior Omolayo Ojo in her efforts to share why people from Senegal move to the United States, and what effect those moves have on families left behind.</p>
Students learn about Ebola during panel held in the Global Neighborhood
<p><strong>Attendants learned about the historical and contemporary factors facilitating the spread of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone</strong>.</p>
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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