The A.L. Hook Emerging Scholar in Science and Mathematics will spend 2015-16 working with a research team at Duke University on new methods for sorting and studying cells using technology developed at Elon University.
Daniel Herr, a researcher at the N.C. A&T State University and UNC Greensboro Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, visited campus on Sept. 15 as the first guest this fall of the Voices of Discovery Science Speaker Series.
Professor Pranab Das writes in regional newspapers about the missed opportunity for reasoned debates and conversations on the nature of human life in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision on Hobby Lobby, insurance and birth control.
This June, the National Science Foundation hosted its national meeting for institutions supported by its program to recruit and develop of STEM teachers.
Astronomy professors awarded $14,500 of computing resources from NSF-funded program to peform galaxy simulations and analysis.
The assistant professor of physics presented "An optical biosensor for point-of-care medical diagnostics" at the 24th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors held May 27-30, 2014, in Melbourne, Australia.
A yearly occurrence at a spring College Coffee, the opportunity to smash whipped cream pies in professors’ faces helps a service fraternity raise money for local schoolchildren.
Lawrence "Larry" T. Sondhaus ’80, Chris Miller ’99 and John Tumbleston ’06 received the 2014 Elon College Distinguished Alumni Awards during a special May 1 ceremony.
Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, the first husband-wife team to win journalism’s highest honor, come to campus in October for Fall Convocation; acclaimed scientist and current “Cosmos” host Neil deGrasse Tyson to speak at Spring Convocation next April.
Sophomore Helen Meskhidze received the Society of Physics Students Outstanding Student Award for Undergraduate Research.
Physics major Alison Deatsch ’13 is the first author of a manuscript on magnetic hyperthermia therapeutics published this March in the Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. The work, coauthored with Assistant Professor of Physics Ben Evans, describes physical mechanisms behind the remote heating of magnetic nanoparticles.
Professor Pranab Das writes in a newspaper opinion column published across the region about the reasons climate change has subsided from public debate in recent years.
Ben Evans, assistant professor of physics, has been awarded patent #8,586,368 for a medical diagnostic device which measures blood coagulation.
Amy Heaton, Sarah Woidill and Anna Lewis have been selected to participate in Elon's Noyce Scholars Program, which comes with a $21,900 scholarship for each of their final two years at the university.
Seven faculty members will take part in a program that will allow them to incorporate or enhance a focus on sustainable principles and practices in their courses.
Mentors for the GSK Women in Science Scholars Program connected with their mentees and visited a biotechnology class on Nov. 5.
Hill, a longtime university supporter, currently serves as president of the Elon Alumni Board; Deatsch will serve a two-year term as a youth trustee.