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Brandon MacCallum receives Outdoor Nation grant

Deandra Little awarded Teagle Foundation grant

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

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