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.
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.
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.
Megan Squire in the Department of Computing Sciences is the principal investigator for a three-year, $240,028 grant.
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.
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.
Austin was also named the 2014 Page Legacy Scholar by the Arthur W. Page Center at Pennsylvania State University.
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.
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.