A two-month program ended July 25, 2014, with scholars in Elon University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Experience displaying their work for professors and peers inside McKinnon Hall during a special College Coffee.
Professors from 26 colleges and universities were on campus July 13-18, 2014, for a research program hosted by the Center for Engaged Learning.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Chad Awtrey has been chosen to receive the 2014 Early Career Mentoring Award from the Division of Mathematics and Computer Science within the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).
Professor of Exercise Science Paul Miller guides students and faculty members, helping shape their path and reach their full potential.
Assistant professor of mathematics Chad Awtrey and Elon undergraduates Brett Barkley '15, Jeremy Guinn '14 and Mackenzie McCraw '14 published their research article in the latest issue of the Pi Mu Epsilon Journal.
Recent Elon University graduate Sarah Holland's study of Christian complicity in the evils of Nazi Germany shed light on the way people of faith can be led astray by leaders who exploit religious beliefs at the expense of marginalized populations.
The Class of 2014 is sending more scholars overseas next year with Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grants than any previous class in Elon University history.
Over the past two years, Elon University senior and Lumen Prize recipient Michelle Nussbaum has used a top award for undergraduate research to pinpoint the reasons many older readers find comfort in novels written for adolescent audiences.
Elon University senior Greg Honan researched the stories two former presidents told of public assistance recipients and found a direct influence on the way local politicians talk about social services.
Four outstanding faculty members and 21 retirees were honored for excellence and service to Elon on May 14.
The music theatre major from New Orleans is the creative force behind "HeadVoice," an original production that opens Thursday in Box Black Theatre for four performances.
A psychology major recently awarded a Fulbright to teach English in South Korea researched the emerging theory of authentic leadership by surveying two very different groups of people.
The 21st annual Spring Undergraduate Research Forum included poster sessions and classroom presentations from more than 200 Elon University students who teamed with faculty mentors to explore questions related to their fields of study.
A human rights & social justice independent major has spent two years comparing local and national media perceptions of poverty in Appalachia.
A strategic communications major teamed with the director of Elon University's African & African-American Studies program to conduct undergraduate research into the portrayal of plus-sized black women in popular media.
The university's top award comes with $15,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achievements.
The associate professor of English & coordinator of African and African-American Studies program was invited to present a paper titled "Transforming Higher Education: Restructuring Space and Minds” and lead a workshop for faculty during the Mico University College's Week of Activities held in Kingston, Jamaica during the week of April 8.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is the nation’s most recognized resource for classifying conditions like depression and anxiety, but through five editions and half a century, its self-professed raison d'être continues to evolve. Elon University senior Kelsey O’Connell set out to learn “why,” and more importantly, she wanted to pinpoint “how.”
Math majors Christopher Shill '14 and Erin Strosnider '14 and assistant professor of mathematics Chad Awtrey gave a joint, invited presentation at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, on April 9, 2014.
Emily Delaplane '14 conducted a study with Professor Cindy Fair of the way second grade students interacted with older adults in local retirement communities.
The professor of human service studies worked with Lauren Taylor '10 and Jamie Albright '13 on recently completed studies that have been published or presented to international audiences.
Math majors Chris Shill '14 and Erin Strosnider '14 presented their research at the spring conference of the Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics held at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah on March 14-15, 2014.
As a growing number of grade schools complement traditional textbooks with computer tablets, senior Jeff Stern is using a top Elon University award to research the way children retain information from the two types of media.
Steve DeLoach, Jennifer Platania and Stephanie Franz '11 studied the effects of part-time work on students’ academic performance.
Mary Savarese '14 received the David S. Bruce Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Award from the American Physiological Society.
Elon University senior Leigh Iler developed strategies for a middle school tutoring program as she studied an emerging technique for deciding whether students require special education.
Assistant professor of mathematics Chad Awtrey and mathematics and physics double major Christopher Shill '14 have published a research article on the intersection of p-adic numbers and Galois theory.
Wesley Rose is using the Lumen Prize, Elon University’s top award for undergraduate research and creative achievement, to explain how a famous 19th century composer used mortality and superstition to shape the evolution of classical piano performances.
Claire Mayo's freshman survey course three years ago sparked an undergraduate research project that may one day lead her to become a top expert on former French leader Charles de Gaulle.
Inspired in part by his grandmother’s fight against Parkinson’s disease, Elon University senior Andrew Fischer hopes his undergraduate research will be a small contribution to the elusive search for a cure to the degenerative neurological condition.
The Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award will help the young Elon University alumna as she begins her graduate studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
The Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences program offers students stipends to spend eight weeks on campus collaborating with faculty on a variety of projects.
High school students in the university’s college access and success program met Thursday with current Elon students taking part in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience.
Omolayo Ojo’s $10,000 award covers her expenses to study in Senegal for the fall semester as she conducts Lumen Prize research on African emigrants to the United States.
Anthropology major Erin Mellett researched and organized an exhibit on the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation that opens May 9 at the Mebane Historical Museum.
In a series of interviews with lawyers and career specialists, Sarah Kowalkowski '13 pinpoints the characteristics of students who thrive in law school - and then their profession.
Projects were supported by funding from Elon's Undergraduate Research Program and the Elon College Fellows program.
A senior political science major studies the evolution of Internet security and warns about the risks of responding to all cyber attacks with militaristic rhetoric.
The special education/elementary education major worked this year with two children with autism to help develop math skills using an innovative approach.
The Spring Undergraduate Research Forum at Elon marks its 20th anniversary this month as young scholars and their mentors share new findings across a range of disciplines.
The junior broadcast major analyzed remarks at a 2012 international conference for trends on how technology thought leaders view the future the Internet.
Hundreds of Elon students will be involved in activities during CELEBRATE! 2013, a celebration of achievements in academics and the arts.
Elon University senior Erica Schenhals has researched the effect oxytocin has on immune cells and breast cancer cells.
Thomas Price ‘13 developed a mobile application for middle and high school students to create their own video games using math and science principles.
Five faculty members from the Department of Religious Studies and five undergraduate students participated in the recent Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion conference in Greenville, S.C.