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Grant funds research into 'flipped' classrooms

Seven Elon professors are part of a larger effort funded by the Teagle Foundation to study new classroom approaches to the humanities with an emphasis on engaged learning.

Sirena Hargrove-Leak directs NSF-funded grant

In collaboration with colleagues from two other institutions, Assistant Professor Sirena Hargrove-Leak has received a grant of more than $161,000 from the National Science Foundation to research and reform the way science and engineering students learn in laboratory settings.

Elon awarded National Science Foundation grant

Megan Squire in the Department of Computing Sciences is the principal investigator for a three-year, $240,028 grant.

Kevin O'Mara receives Coleman Foundation grant

Aunchalee Palmquist awarded Wenner-Gren Foundation Grant

Religious Studies team receives Interfaith Studies Award

The Interfaith Youth Core awarded $5,000 this spring to professors Jeffrey C. Pugh, Geoffrey D. Claussen and Amy L. Allocco to help in the development of an interfaith studies course sequence that might also serve as the precursor to a future minor in interfaith studies.

Chemistry professor honored by ASBMB for undergraduate mentoring

Assistant Professor Vickie Moore traveled to San Diego in April 2014 to present at the annual meeting of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Steven Caldwell awarded AARP Foundation grant

Scott Wolter awarded Department of Homeland Security grant

Lucinda Austin Awarded 2014 Page Legacy Scholar Grant

Austin was also named the 2014 Page Legacy Scholar by the Arthur W. Page Center at Pennsylvania State University.

Grant helps fund Elon research on impact of engaged learning

Faculty and staff are measuring the effects of both international and domestic learning experiences on student learning, student well-being and the way students think from global perspectives.

Wells Fargo Foundation supports expansion of Elon’s 'Village Project'

A childhood literacy initiative at Elon University will add a summer reading camp to its list of programs for boys and girls in the local community who encounter trouble learning to read.

Chad Awtrey awarded NSF grant

Jennifer Uno receives grant from American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The $2,000 award supports a service-learning course involving sixth graders from Western Alamance Middle School.

Professor receives Fulbright to teach in Sri Lanka

Crista Arangala in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics will help create a traveling science center and introduce new methods for students to learn linear algebra.

Laura Taylor Receives Department of Commerce SURF Award

Laura Taylor, assistant professor of statistics, received a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) award from the Department of Commerce.

Jason Kirk Awarded Eagleton Institute of Politics Research Grant

Linda Niedziela awarded N.C. Biotechnology Center Grant

Victoria Moore received N.C. Biotechnology Center Grant

Steven Caldwell receives AARP Senior Hunger Outreach and Fellowship Grant
Lucinda Austin awarded Legacy Scholar Grant
Lucinda Austin, an assistant professor in the School of Communications, received $2,500 from the Arthur W. Page Center at the Pennsylvania State University for her proposal, "Examining Principles for Ethical Public Relations Through Use of Social Media."
Elon team receives North Carolina Humanities Council grant
Jean Rattigan-Rohr awarded Oak Foundation Grant
Jean Rattigan-Rohr, associate professor in the School of Education, received a grant for an additional $375,150 from the Oak Foundation to continue her project, "It Takes a Village."
Resa Walch and Peter Felten receive The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society Grant

The grant will help build a strong, sustainable faculty learning community related to contemplative pedagogy at Elon.

Maria Erb Awarded NCICU Grant
Maria Erb, Associate Director of the Multicultural Center, was awarded $14,875 from North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities for the project "Paving the Pathway: From Major Choice to Post-College Success."