The disciplines of sociology and anthropology describe the patterning, problems and prospects of human relationships. That is, they consider how and why people behave as they do, the implications of these patterns for other aspects of social life, and how new ways of living may be built and sustained. Sociology and anthropology have as their principal objective the development and sharing of knowledge about human societies and behavior.
Concern about the growing opioid epidemic prompted the Elon community to organize the forum as a way to educate students, faculty and staff.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology Jennifer J. Carroll's article appears in the journal Medical Anthropology.
The grant was awarded through the "Combating Opioid Overdose through Community-Level Intervention" (COOCLI) program of the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy to evaluate harm reduction services in rural areas of North Carolina.
"HIV Physicians and Chronic Opioid Therapy: It's Time to Raise the Bar" was published in AIDS & Behavior, a top HIV journal highlighting qualitative research on HIV care.
Elon students Stephanie Ntim '19, Taylor Jones '19, Samantha Perry '18 and Sarah Holdren '18 presented research at the American Public Health Association Conference held Nov. 10-13 in San Diego.
The 2018 edition of the President’s Report highlights the accomplishments of the university’s outstanding educators. These intellectual leaders exemplify the kind of drive and commitment that makes Elon such a distinctive academic community.
The altar will be open to the public until Friday, Nov. 2, at 1:30 pm.
The new resource summarizes 10 key opioid overdose prevention strategies for public heath, law enforcement, local organizations, and others striving to serve their community.
The article by the assistant professor of sociology demonstrates an exercise that instructors can use to teach students how to call their representatives, and presents evidence of the activity's effectiveness.
In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Sociology Tom Arcaro honors the work performed by humanitarian aid workers around the world on Aug. 19, World Humanitarian Day.