Religion matters – just read the headlines. The field of Religious Studies provides you with an important knowledge base and helps you acquire a valuable skill set that can be used for adaptive problem solving, ethical leadership and engaged global citizenship in an increasingly interconnected world. Our faculty is known for creative teaching strategies, engaged- and service-learning techniques and student-centered pedagogy.
The academic field of Religious Studies fosters intellectual flexibility and cultivates practical competencies. For all those who ask big questions and want to tackle the big problems - we welcome you.
Through the two-year program, the six rising juniors will participate in a combination of coursework, undergraduate research and community engagement in multifaith contexts.
Leena Dahal '17 will pursue a master's degree in modern south Asian studies at the University of Cambridge in England with the support of a scholarship established by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Ryan Andrew Newson '07 and John Penniman '05 have each recently published a first book.
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 their community.
Three other Elon students were selected to present undergraduate research projects to the Southeastern Commission on the Study of Religion.