The Access Group Center for Research & Policy Analysis awarded Elon Law a grant of more than a quarter million dollars to assess enhancements to a program that graduates students in less time, and with greater cost savings, than traditional three-year law schools.
The grant will help fund his project, "On the Edge: Launching a Regional Interdisciplinary Symposium in the Southeast.”
The lifelong learning initiative at Elon features weekly presentations from current and retired Elon faculty and staff, alums and other experts in the community.
Elon students will have a chance on Tuesday, Aug. 30, to fill out a ballot for topics to be discussed during the three public forums this academic year.
The grant will support the Refugee Assistance Program at the Elon University School of Law.
The grant is for the project titled "Jumpstarting a Multi-Year Health Promotion Project through Connections and Collaborations."
The grant will help support the inaugural Tournées Film Festival at Elon.
The grant will help fund Ripple 2017, a conference to focus on the theme of "Mindfully Plural."
The grant will allow the associate professor of education to work with two Elon professors on finding strategies that are helpful, culturally relevant and easy for families to use to foster their infant's language development.
Amy Overman, associate professor of psychology, is awarded Elon University’s first grant from the National Institutes of Health to study age-related changes in memory.
Associate Professor Ben Evans has received funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center for equipment which will facilitate his research in magnetic hyperthermia therapeutics.
The $5,000 grant will help student volunteers continue to provide 200-plus meals to community members each week through a collaborative relationship with Allied Churches of Alamance County and the Community Services Agency of Alamance County.
Two decades after Elon Professor Pranab Das started mentoring Daniel Blair '97, a physics major now on the faculty at Georgetown University, the duo are working together again to explore the science and philosophical implications of "active matter" in living cells.
Assistant Professor Carmen Mónico travels to the Central American nation next spring to assess a vocational training program aimed at creating work opportunities for youth who might instead emigrate elsewhere.
The associate professor of environmental studies and biology was awarded a one-year grant for $25,000 to develop a regional network of locally produced foods.
Professor Kevin O’Mara, executive director of the Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, received a one year grant for $24,000 from The Coleman Foundation for the Faculty Entrepreneurship Fellows Program.
Brandon MacCallum, assistant director of Campus Recreation, was awarded $500 from Outdoor Nation/Outdoor Foundation for his project, "Outdoor Nation - Elon Outdoors."
Patrick Harman in the Department of Political Science and Policy Studies will travel to the United Kingdom next year to research how the British invest in community improvement projects compared to American renewal efforts.