Though parents of preschoolers focus more of their efforts on teaching children how to read, two Elon University seniors found that you don’t have to be a wizard with numbers to create in young people a love for math and science.
The associate professor of psychology will bring an accomplished history of teaching and research to her new role in the Elon University Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
Elon University students participated in early March in a Poverty Simulation, a guided experience in which participants assume the roles of the impoverished and navigate challenges.
Gabrielle Jasper ’17 examines the issue of body image and Sports Illustrated’s inclusion of a ‘plus-sized’ model in its latest swimsuit edition.
Associate Professor Mathew Gendle writes for several regional newspapers about the impact drug laws have on foreign nations and how changes to American policies will create civic stability elsewhere, which can influence the number of people seeking refuge in the United States.
Buffie Longmire-Avital, an assistant professor in psychology, presented her research at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit through the American Psychological Association in Atlanta Jan. 14-16.
The assistant professor of psychology's article, "Racial and Sexual Identities as Potential Buffers to Risky Sexual Behavior for Black Gay and Bisexual Emerging Adult Men," appears in the Journal of Health Psychology.
Meredith Allison, associate professor of psychology, recently published an article on people's memories for cars and manufacturer symbols. Coauthors on the paper were Amy Overman, associate professor of psychology, Meghan Braun '11, Molly Campbell '11, and John R. Price.
The associate professor of psychology appeared on a Dec. 4, 2014, "2 Wants to Know" segment on brain fitness and how to minimize the memory loss that begins to take place in humans after the age of 25.
Amy Overman, associate professor of psychology, has published a peer-reviewed journal article reporting the development of a noncomputerized, game-based, community cognitive health intervention.
The associate professor of psychology was invited to give a talk as part of the Hard Data Cafe series sponsored by UNCG's Department of Psychology.
Elon University professors Mathew Gendle and Carmen Monico co-authored a newspaper guest column in which they argue U.S. actions played a role in the nation's southern border crisis and that all citizens have an obligation to aid children fleeing their homes in Central America.
The Elon community held a special gathering on Thursday to explore a facility that now houses the psychology and human service studies departments, as well as the public health studies program.
Professors L. Kim Epting, Cynthia Fair and Caroline Ketcham were honored Aug. 18, 2014, when faculty from Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences gathered in the Lakeside Meeting Rooms to plan for the upcoming academic year and to celebrate colleagues’ achievements.
Two Elon University student workers in the Office of the Registrar have studied military veterans and students with traumatic brain injuries who enroll in college in need of particular advising resources.
A two-month program ended July 25, 2014, with scholars in Elon University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Experience displaying their work for professors and peers inside McKinnon Hall during a special College Coffee.
The associate professor of psychology was featured in the Summer 2014 issue of the Triad Retirement Resource Guide.
The associate professor of psychology was published in the Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
The associate professor of psychology received the 2014 Periclean Award for Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility for her partnership with local schools and dedication to community service.
A trio from the Class of 2014, including one student who was among the first to complete the requirements of the university’s new Peace Corps Prep Program, will soon head around the world to serve local communities.
The Class of 2014 is sending more scholars overseas next year with Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grants than any previous class in Elon University history.
Four outstanding faculty members and 21 retirees were honored for excellence and service to Elon on May 14.
The associate professor of psychology shared details of work conducted with a current Elon University senior and a former undergraduate researcher from the Class of 2013.
A psychology major recently awarded a Fulbright to teach English in South Korea researched the emerging theory of authentic leadership by surveying two very different groups of people.
The 21st annual Spring Undergraduate Research Forum included poster sessions and classroom presentations from more than 200 Elon University students who teamed with faculty mentors to explore questions related to their fields of study.
The associate professor of psychology offered a visual explanation to brain function in an April 11, 2014, "Kids Want To Know" segment on the popular Triad news station.
Buffie Longmire-Avital, assistant professor of psychology was featured as a Lafayette College alumni success story.
The associate professor in the psychology department and the neuroscience program presented at the annual North Carolina Cognition Group conference on March 29, 2014, hosted by Duke University.
Meredith Allison, associate professor of psychology, has had two recent articles published in peer-reviewed journals (complete citations are below).
Findings were shared Oct. 11, 2013, with representatives from several Alamance County agencies who took part in a study to uncover the motivations, benefits, and challenges of asking college students to volunteer.
Associate Professor of Psychology Chris Leupold served as the keynote speaker for the Triangle Catholic Schools’ Professional Development Day on Sept. 23.
The Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award will help the young Elon University alumna as she begins her graduate studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
The chair of the Department of Psychology will assume her new role at the university starting in January 2014.
For Cara McClain, a psychology major and Spanish and environmental studies minor, nature is a vital part of her life. Find out why in this installment of "I Am Elon."
Chris Leupold, associate professor of psychology and Faculty Leadership Fellow, and Casey Dirienzo, associate professor of economics and associate dean of the Love School of Business, delivered a presentation at the Association of Leadership Educators Annual Conference July 6-10 in New Orleans, La.
High school students in the university’s college access and success program met Thursday with current Elon students taking part in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience.
Two separate papers by Elon faculty were recently published in a special issue of Leadership Quarterly (volume 24, issue 3), one of the premier academic journals for leadership research. The issue’s theme was leadership integrity.
In a series of interviews with lawyers and career specialists, Sarah Kowalkowski '13 pinpoints the characteristics of students who thrive in law school - and then their profession.
Projects were supported by funding from Elon's Undergraduate Research Program and the Elon College Fellows program.
The two Civic Engagement Scholars worked together to build a mentor program for children at a Burlington, N.C., elementary school.