UPDATES FROM THE FIELD

The Lumen Prize supports a two-year intellectual journey over the course of the junior and senior years.  As with any journey, there are stages along the way -- each one with new discoveries and each with its unique blend of successes, frustrations, and new resolve.   This page will help you keep up with the most recent stage in the journeys of our Lumen Scholars.  Highlights from the most recent semester's activities and accomplishments are posted.  In addition, some of the scholars have also created blogs, photo archives, video, and other means of documenting their journey.  When available, you'll find links to those under each student's name and update.

We hope you'll enjoy keeping up with the Lumen Scholars as they continue along on some truly exciting and remarkable journeys!

The 2014 Scholars

The 2015 Scholars

 

For More Information

Dr. Ann J. Cahill
Professor of Philosophy
Spence Pavilion 111
2340 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
Phone: (336) 278-5703
cahilla@elon.edu

News

Elon names 2017 Lumen Scholars

The university's top award comes with $15,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achievements.

Ben Bridges '17 wins top student paper prize at Southern Anthropological Society conference

The Honors student and anthropology major won top honors for his research of Quechua myths in Peru.

Passion for pure math theory fuels Lumen Scholar's research

Peter Jakes '17 is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a $15,000 scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments. 

Lumen Scholar takes top paper award at regional conference on the study of religion

Three other Elon students were selected to present undergraduate research projects to the Southeastern Commission on the Study of Religion.

Lumen Scholar leaps at chance to research impact of chronic injuries on dancers

Ashley King '17 is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a $15,000 scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments.

Elon junior a finalist for Truman Scholarship

Amy Mullan is competing for a highly competitive national fellowship awarded each year to those with goals of working in public service or government. Winners will be announced in April.