Thousands of refugees each year face hurdles in rebuilding lives away from homes where they were persecuted, and on Monday evening in the Global Neighborhood, Elon University students learned more about issues confronting new arrivals to the United States.
Professor Tom Arcaro writes for regional newspapers about the need for the United States to take a leadership role in the creation of a Palestinian state, which he argues will promote regional stability and make America more secure.
A Stanford sociologist will discuss his important new book on American politics and society.
After watching parts of the World Cup from where he's lived this spring in Costa Rica, Professor Tom Arcaro writes for regional newspapers about common humanity on display in the largest global sporting event of the year.
Professor Tom Arcaro writes for regional newspapers about the keys to success for fresh college graduates joining international aid and development organizations like the Peace Corps and OxFam International
Aunchalee Palmquist, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, and Kirsten Doehler, assistant professor of statistics, presented preliminary findings from Palmquists's study of milk sharing at the annual Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference in Chapel Hill, N.C. in March.
Aunchalee Palmquist, an assistant professor of anthropology, was awarded a post-Ph.D. grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation to aid research on "Taking Milk from Strangers: An Anthropological Study of Internet Breast Milk Sharing in the U.S."
Tom Mould, recipient of Elon’s 2013-14 Distinguished Scholar Award, spoke Tuesday evening about the way people share narratives to convey beliefs and shape worldviews – and how we all change in the process because of those tales.
An initiative co-led by Elon's Program for Ethnographic Research and Community Studies created a website this spring to give a human face to the recipients of government aid in local communities alongside national data about welfare services.
Sarah George '13 sought guidance from staff members in the Student Professional Development Center as she applied to a retail management training program for one of the world's leading technology companies.
Graduate students in Physician Assistant Studies heard Dec. 11, 2013, from several Elon University professors who shared best practices for making a difference in the world by assisting the disadvantaged.
Professor Tom Arcaro illustrates in a newspaper guest column how humans now more than ever are looking beyond politics and lines on a map to provide comfort and aid to those in need.
Paper explains the ways in which Ethiopian and Eritrean migrants establish successful businesses in Washington D.C.
The recent kidnappings of Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers in Syria are the backdrop to a newspaper column from Professor Tom Arcaro on the responsibilities people have to assist aid workers.
Professor Tom Arcaro writes in a newspaper guest column about a new model for delivering humanitarian aid around the globe, and he calls on colleges and universities to be a part of finding solutions to challenging social ills.
ArchAerial, a Texas-based firm that produces remote-controlled "quad-copters" for capturing video from the air, spotlights work in Belize conducted by an Elon University anthropologist.
Professor Tom Arcaro writes in a newspaper column that Americans should consider what the author of "Common Sense" had to say about patriotism and religion.
Professor Tom Arcaro argues in a newspaper guest column that relying on legislation or new public policies isn't enough to make corporations protect their workers.
The associate professor of anthropology and folklore was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Scholar Award for his depth of scholarship and research in his published work.
Omolayo Ojo’s $10,000 award covers her expenses to study in Senegal for the fall semester as she conducts Lumen Prize research on African emigrants to the United States.
Anthropology major Erin Mellett researched and organized an exhibit on the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation that opens May 9 at the Mebane Historical Museum.
Alpha Phi Omega's annual College Coffee fundraiser for the American Cancer Society gives students stress relief with the approach of final exams.