Weston publishes 'Teaching as the Art of Staging'

Stylus Publishing Company has just released Anthony Weston’s latest book, "Teaching as the Art of Staging: A Scenario-Based College Pedagogy in Action," illustrated by  some of Weston's classic courses at Elon.

Faculty members selected to be 2018-19 Sustainability Scholars

Now in its 11th year, the program will aid yet another diverse group of faculty in integrating sustainability into academic courses across campus.

Discussion of 'Trust Women' explores reproductive justice

The issues raised by the new book by Elon Professor Toddie Peters, "Trust Women: A Progressive Christian Argument for Reproductive Justice," served as a focus for the Oct. 29 panel discussion. 

Elon’s 2018 faculty retirees recognized

At the annual Faculty/Staff Awards Luncheon on May 9, the Elon community honored 12 faculty members who are retiring this year.

Annual awards luncheon recognizes Elon faculty, staff for excellence

Four faculty members and 19 retiring employees were honored May 9 for excellence and service to Elon.

Fifth edition of Weston's 'Rulebook for Arguments' released

The classic handbook for arguments by Anthony Weston, professor of philosophy, is now out in a new fifth edition from Hackett Publishing Company. 



Bloch-Schulman receives inaugural Excellence in Philosophy Teaching award

The award is presented for the first time by the American Philosophical Association, the American Association of Philosophy Teachers and the Teaching Philosophy Association. 

Weston publishes fourth edition of ethics textbook

Oxford University Press has just published the fourth edition of Anthony Weston's widely-used textbook, "A 21st Century Ethical Toolbox."

Institute on sexual violence helps create ‘intellectual community’ focused on the social problem

“Diverse Philosophical Approaches to Sexual Violence” was a two-week institute led by Philosophy Professor Ann Cahill and funded by a $112,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant. 

Tournées French Film Festival at Elon concludes

On Sunday, March 5, Elon hosted students, faculty and staff from Elon and the community for the closing of the Tournées French Film Festival: Join the Résistance!

Tournées French Film Festival opens at Elon

On Sunday, Feb., Elon hosted students, faculty and staff from Elon and the community for the opening of the Tournées French Film Festival: Join the Résistance!


'Philosophy of food' discussed over dinner at the Oaks Neighborhood

During a monthly dinner hosted by the Oaks Neighborhood, Elon philosophy faculty members helped facilitate important conversations on the philosophy of food.

Elon professor receives $112,000 grant for institute on philosophical approaches to sexual violence

The grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will support a two-week institute directed by Professor Ann J. Cahill in the department of philosophy.

New book urges caution when assuming 'well-being'

Professor Yoram Lubling co-authored "Peace in Motion: John Dewey and the Aesthetics of Well-Being" as a way of applying ideas from the 20th century philosopher to how public policy is crafted today.

Challenging traditional diversity discourse in higher education 

Elon senior Claire Lockard used the Lumen Prize, the university’s top award for undergraduate research and creative achievement, to reconceptualize what is meant by "identity" and reimagine the possibilities for diversity on college campuses.

Anthony Weston to keynote state water conference

Weston to keynote state water conference

Mapping the universe through computer modeling

Elon senior Helen Meskhidze, a recent finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, is using the university’s top prize for undergraduate research and creative achievement to help astrophysicists study galaxies that create stars at rates far greater than average.

Culinary historian to speak on Black-Jewish Identity Cooking - Nov. 10

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 students & faculty research gender gap in philosophy classes

Supported by a grant from the Diversity Infusion Project through Elon's Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, three seniors and three professors are trying to answer why women show less interest in taking philosophy courses or pursuing philosophy as a major.

Syllabuzz: REL379 - Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Professors Geoffrey Claussen and Jeffrey C. Pugh challenge students to consider historical and normative questions.

Anthony Weston comes out as Impresario

Anthony Weston's new article in College Teaching proposes a new model of the teacher as an "Impresario with a Scenario."

Alumnus’ business provides a natural look

Brandon Kline ’03 recently launched Natural Border, a sustainable shirt manufacturer based in Richmond, Va., that uses all natural bamboo fibers.

Elon Academy scholars make rap album for summer class

Fourteen high school students in a philosophy course on race, gender and hip-hop visited a Greensboro recording studio Wednesday to create their own album with messages of resilience, hope and equality.

Elon faculty win award for article on philosophy teaching & learning

Professor Ann J. Cahill and Associate Professor Stephen Bloch-Schulman received the 2014 Lenssen Prize from the American Association of Philosophy Teachers for "Argumentation Step-by-Step: Learning Critical Thinking Through Deliberative Practice."

John Sullivan authors his fifth book

The Powell Professor of Philosophy Emeritus continues his writing on the seasons of life

Samuel Moyn to lecture on human rights and the Holocaust

The noted intellectual historian will be speaking in the Numen Lumen Pavilion March 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Three professors named Senior Faculty Research Fellows

A fellowship created by Elon University in 2008 will help support excellence in ongoing research and creative work by Janet MacFall, Drew Perry and Anthony Weston.

Lizzy Appleby '13 named 2013 Newman Civic Fellow

The honor from Campus Compact recognizes students "finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country."

Residence halls in The Oaks dedicated
The buildings in The Oaks neighborhood were named in honor of four emeriti faculty in recognition for their service to the university.
John Sullivan publishes article on life's journeys
Ann Cahill interviewed by 3:AM Magazine

Professor of Philosophy Ann J. Cahill was recently interviewed by 3:AMMagazine, an online literary magazine.

Philosophy class debates 'in vitro meat' production in mock hearing
Professor Anthony Weston led a course that used a "Senate hearing" to measure student knowledge of environmental ethics.
Anthony Weston publishes third edition of ethics classic

Elon trustees name facilities for emeriti faculty and staff
Elon trustees have named campus facilities in honor of five emeriti faculty and staff members who provided distinguished service to the university.
John Sullivan publishes article “Friendships in Later Life”
John G. Sullivan, Powell Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, has published an article titled “Friendships in Later Life,” in the Summer 2012 issue of Itineraries, the electronic journal of the North Carolina non-profit, Second Journey.
Elon scholar: Intersubjectivity of pregnancy “inescapable”
Philosopher Ann J. Cahill explores female identity, and how pregnancies & miscarriages shape it, in an annual lecture for distinguished Elon scholars.
Anthony Weston publishes 'Mobilizing the Green Imagination'
New Society Publishers has published Mobilizing the Green Imagination: An Exuberant Manifesto by Professor Anthony Weston.
Bloch-Schulman's essay wins honorable mention in 2012 Lenssen Prize
The American Association of Philosophy Teachers has selected "When the 'Best Hope' Is Not So Hopeful, What Then? Democratic Thinking, Democratic Pedagogies, and Higher Education," Journal of Speculative Thought, 24:4 by Stephen Bloch-Schulman, associate professor of philosophy, as an honorable mention for the 2012 Lenssen Prize.
Maggie Castor ('12) and Bloch-Schulman present at AAC&U annual meeting
Along with four other members of the Elon Research Seminar on Engaged Undergraduate Learning (ERS), Maggie Castor, a senior philosophy major, and Stephen Bloch-Schulman, an associate professor of philosophy, presented "Teaching Democratic Thinking" at the annual meeting of the Associate of American Colleges and Universities, January 26 in Washington D.C.
Service event boxes children's books for charity
Honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., members of the campus community aimed to empower under-served youth by shipping donated books.
John Sullivan publishes article “Markers in the Stream”
Sullivan's latest essay considers adulthood, elderhood.
Faculty, student present at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Five Elon faculty and a student presented widely at the 2011 meeting of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Held in Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 20-23, the conference brought together faculty and student scholars from around the world to discuss the latest research on teaching and learning.
Celina Bragagnolo earns Ph.D.
On Friday, October 28, adjunct professor Celina Bragagnolo successfully defended her doctoral dissertation at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY.
Anthony Weston co-authors textbook
Hackett Publishing Company has released A Workbook for Arguments: A Complete Course in Critical Thinking, co-authored by Elon's Anthony Weston and David Morrow of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Senior Maggie Castor writes op-ed for Change magazine
Castor's article details her experience in a class led by philosophy faculty member Stephen Bloch-Schulman.
Sullivan publishes article “Service through Life’s Seasons”
John G. Sullivan, Powell Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, has published an article titled ““Service through Life’s Seasons” in the Summer 2011 issue of Itineraries, the electronic journal of the North Carolina non-profit organization, Second Journey.
Stephen Bloch-Schulman named to editorial board of college teaching
Elon Academy students share ideas in philosophy conference
Scholars enrolled in Elon Academy philosophy courses this summer gathered July 13 for the first session of the inaugural Elon Academy Philosophy Conference, a two-day program in which students present final papers based on the conference’s theme – “Why Perspectives Matter” – and converse with classmates, mentors and the public.
Elon grad explores forgiveness in mental health community
Caregivers can face special challenges when helping clients with emotional, behavioral and learning disabilities. Leigh Ann Stutts ’11 explores these challenges and exposes gaps in caregiver training – including the need to learn forgiveness – in a recent edition of the The Open Mind, the newsletter of the Durham, N.C., chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
John Sullivan publishes essay: “The Hidden Work of Eldering”
John G. Sullivan, Powell Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, published an essay titled “The Hidden Work of Eldering,” in the Spring 2011 issue of Itineraries, the electronic journal of the NC-non-profit, Second Journey.