In line with its value of civic engagement, Elon University developed the Elon University Writers Syndicate to provide newspapers with guest columns authored by experts in their fields on topics of interest to residents of North Carolina and beyond.
The syndicate is managed by the Elon University News Bureau in coordination with faculty contributors.
Viewpoints shared by this syndicate are those of the authors and not of Elon University.
Professor Mary Jo Festle argues in a newspaper guest column that it's unfair to label the nation's organ transplant system as "senseless" because of one girl's battle for new lungs.
Professor Tom Arcaro argues in a newspaper guest column that relying on legislation or new public policies isn't enough to make corporations protect their workers.
Associate Professor Jason Kirk writes in a newspaper guest column how recent elections in the world's sixth-largest nation won't necessarily make the road ahead any easier for the United States.
In a newspaper guest column, Assistant Professor Haya Ajjan, urges the international community to take action to stop the violence in her war-torn home nation.
Assistant Professor Jason Husser writes in a newspaper column about his childhood home's plan to honor a black sheriff's deputy slain in the 1960s.
A newspaper guest column by Associate Professor Michelle Ferrier argues that government can play a role in developing the next generation of storytellers.
A guest newspaper column by Professor Rosemary Haskell reflects on the legacy of Britain's former prime minister.