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Elon Law awarded grant to study impact of new curriculum

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.

Religious studies professor awarded American Academy of Religion Grant

The grant will help fund his project, "On the Edge: Launching a Regional Interdisciplinary Symposium in the Southeast.”

LIFE@Elon adds an additional class session in response to growing demand

The lifelong learning initiative at Elon features weekly presentations from current and retired Elon faculty and staff, alums and other experts in the community. 

Public to decide topics for Community Connections forums

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. 

Heather Scavone receives N.C. Department of Health and Human Services grant

The grant will support the Refugee Assistance Program at the Elon University School of Law. 

Amanda Tapler and Resa Walch awarded American College Health Foundation grant

The grant is for the project titled "Jumpstarting a Multi-Year Health Promotion Project through Connections and Collaborations."

Patricia Burns receives French-American Cultural Exchange Foundation grant

The grant will help support the inaugural Tournées Film Festival at Elon.

Joel Harter and the Truitt Center awarded Interfaith Leadership Lab grant

The grant will help fund Ripple 2017, a conference to focus on the theme of "Mindfully Plural."

Mary Knight-McKenna Awarded Impact Alamance Grant

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 selected to receive a major grant from the NIH

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. 

North Carolina Campus Compact receives $30,000 grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Rodney Parks receives $50,000 grant from AACRAO/NASPA

Amanda Tapler and Resa Walch receive American College Health Foundation Grant

Rabbi Meir Goldstein receives Hillel International grant

Ben Evans awarded Biotechnology Grant

Associate Professor Ben Evans has received funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center for equipment which will facilitate his research in magnetic hyperthermia therapeutics.

Campus Kitchen receives CoBank Rural Hunger Outreach Grant

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.

Scott Wolter receives Applied Quantum Technologies Grant

Chad Fogleman receives Campus Election Engagement Project grant

Professor, alum team up for $1 million research grant

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.

Elon professor receives Fulbright for research & teaching in Guatemala

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.

Janet MacFall receives N.C. Department of Commerce grant

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.

Kevin O’Mara awarded Coleman Foundation Grant

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 receives Outdoor Nation grant

Brandon MacCallum, assistant director of Campus Recreation, was awarded $500 from Outdoor Nation/Outdoor Foundation for his project, "Outdoor Nation - Elon Outdoors."

Deandra Little awarded Teagle Foundation grant
Deandra Little, managing director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and an associate professor of English, received $39,000 from the Teagle Foundation as a part of a larger grant through the University of Kansas for their project, "Creating Sustained Changed in Practices of Engaged and Active Learning in Humanities Instruction."


Elon instructor awarded Fulbright to study neighborhood revitalization

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.