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.
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.
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.
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.