Elon University senior Madison Tamblyn captured the attention of angel investors when a new invention she created on campus won first place in January’s San Francisco ElevatorPitch entrepreneurship event.
Associate Professor Ben Evans has received funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center for equipment which will facilitate his research in magnetic hyperthermia therapeutics.
The research of Elon University Department of Physics students and faculty was presented at the 227th American Astronomical Society meeting in Kissimmee, Florida, January 4-8.
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.
Professor Pranab Das presented the talk "Active Matter, Emergence and the Stuff of Life" at University College London on Nov. 27, 2015.
The annual egg drop competition hosted by the Elon Society of Physics Students (SPS) attracted over 30 students to compete for a $50 Amazon gift card
A group of students from Elon’s Engineering Club and Engineering World Health traveled Oct. 23 to the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society in Raleigh, North Carolina.
It was a full house on Friday, Oct. 16 for the presentation by Harvard University professor and Dean of Applied Physics, Eric Mazur, as part of the McMichael Colloquium Series. Dr. Mazur presented his biophysics work on the use of lasers to ablate and explore the functions of subcellular structures.
Two decades after Elon Professor Pranab Das started mentoring Daniel Blair '97, a physics major now on the faculty at Georgetown University, the duo are working together again to explore the science and philosophical implications of "active matter" in living cells.
Physics senior, Elena (Helen) Meskhidze, wins the 2015 SPS / SSAI Academic Scholarship
Four Physics Department members attended and presented at the Summer 2015 National AAPT Meeting, July 24-29, at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
The double-major in physics and English will be a writer for Scientific American magazine after successfully competing in the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program.
Alumni of both undergraduate and graduate teacher education programs were selected among the latest cohort of Kenan Fellows
The professor of physics has been invited to serve as a member of an advisory board for the National Speech and Debate Association.
Ben Kaiser '16 and Alyssa Romano '16 will conduct science research at German universities this summer.
Helen Meskhidze '16 and Associate professor Tony Crider were honored at the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers' spring meeting.
Peter Lindstrom ’94, Julie Dyke Ford ’95 and Christopher Nave ’04 received the 2015 Elon College Distinguished Alumni Awards during a special April 30 ceremony.
Elon University junior Helen Meskhidze received a scholarship through the national Society of Physics Students.
The famed astrophysicist took questions from Elon University students on Thursday in a Whitley Auditorium program where he advised his audience not to “ever shortchange your curiosity for the promise of money” as they pursue their life passions.
Astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson headlined Spring Convocation on April 2, 2015, with a passionate defense of science, an analysis of what drives people to accomplish great feats, and advice to students for being lifelong learners.
Elon Lumen Scholar Helen Meskhidze '16 and Associate Professor Anthony Crider each presented at a regional meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers at Wake Forest University from March 27-28.
Former physics and science education major John Tumbleston ’06 is part of a team whose work on a highly innovative new process for rapid 3D printing was published in Science.
Chris Richardson, assistant professor of physics, and Maria Temming ’16, Elon Honors Fellow, each described their research during the annual Triad Starfest, a meeting of professional and amateur astronomers at Guilford Technical Community College.
Associate Professor of Physics Tony Crider and Elon political science major Declan Cleary ’15 led a one-day "Reacting to the Past" campus workshop held March 7 at Elizabeth City State University.
Matt Bausch ’16, Aaron Neaves ’16, and David Han ’17 presented at the 59 Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society in Baltimore, Maryland, February 8-11.