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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.

Elon professor awarded Fulbright for work on Hindu death rituals

Assistant Professor Amy L. Allocco, the university's distinguished emerging scholar in religious studies, will conduct ethnographic fieldwork to achieve a better understanding of Hindu practices in modern day India.

Elon project aims to help local food producers

A team that includes Associate Professor Janet MacFall and Assistant Professor Ryan Kirk will use a $25,000 grant from the state Department of Commerce to help grow retail opportunities for farmers in two North Carolina counties.

Daryl Lawson is awarded Osborn Medical Grant

Joel Harter receives Student Christian Movement USA Grant

Bob Frigo awarded CoBank Rural Hunger Outreach Grant

Scott Wolter receives Duke University/Department of Homeland Security grant

Professor awarded NEH funding for research on Hindu rituals

Assistant Professor Amy L. Allocco visits India next year through a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to interview families who seek protection and strength from spirits conjured during elaborate public ceremonies.

Matthew Antonio Bosch and Brooke Barnett awarded Guilford Green Foundation grant

Scott Wolter awarded Duke University/Intellectual Ventures grant