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Elon earns top national marks in study abroad, career services and more in 2019 Princeton Review college guide

“The Best 384 Colleges” guide ranks Elon University as the #2 “best-run” college in the country.


In My Words: Trusting women to make abortion decisions is a Christian norm

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Religious Studies Rebecca Todd Peters writes about the moral decisions that women make about their families. 

The Conversation: How free should speech on campus be?

In this piece written for The Conversation, President Connie Ledoux Book joins the presidents of the University of Washington and Bowdoin College in reflecting how free speech should be treated on college campuses. 

Mashable article on impact of 'horrible news' on civic engagement features Usry

Kaye Usry, instructor in political science and policy studies, drew from her research into how personal trauma may impact political and civic involvement.

Elon's Loy Farm offers chance for Alamance students to 'discover science'

Students with Alamance-Burlington School System recently spent the day at Loy Farm as part of a National Science Foundation-funded camp. 

Gammon's mockingbird research featured in howstuffworks.com

Dave Gammon, associate professor in Elon's biology department, had his research in vocal mimicry featured within a popular science article on howstuffworks.com

CNBC article on 'Roseanne' reboot offers insights from Naeemah Clark

Clark, associate professor of communications, focuses on studying and teaching about economic, programming, and diversity issues related to the media and entertainment industries.

Elaine Durr, alumna featured in podcast on the 'Business Side of Green'

The podcast from the Renewable Now Network focused on sustainability efforts at Elon University with insights from Director of Sustainability Elaine Durr and Azzurra Catucci '18. 

Tech experts talk about internet's impact on daily life

A survey by Elon's Imagining the Internet Center and the Pew Research Center gave leading technology figures a chance to talk about the ways their lives have been changed.

In My Words: ​How Kilauea eruption fits into our geological heritage

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Dave Gammon provides historical context for the recent eruptions of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. 

Elon University Poll receives A- rating from news site FiveThirtyEight

Launched in 2000, the Elon University Poll has become a respected resource for public opinion research with statewide and national surveys conducted by telephone and online.

Elon stars shine bright during 2018 Tony Awards 

Three Elon alumni and a member of the Class of 2022 took to the stage during the annual celebration of Broadway theatre.

Backstage names Elon to '25 Amazing Acting Colleges You Should Know' list 

Backstage highlights the offerings of Elon's top-notch BFA Acting program. 

In My Words: ​50 years later, Robert Kennedy’s funeral still unforgettable

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Tom Nelson, associate professor of communications, writes about the impact of Robert Kennedy's funeral on him as a teenager in New York 50 years ago. 

In My Words: ​Taxes pay for education and public safety. Why not for universal health care?

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Rosemary Haskell, professor of English, writes about her experiences growing up in Britain with the National Health Service, and whether the United States should move to universal health care.