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ELON POLL: Trump and Clinton virtually tied in NC with racial and gender gaps among likely voters

The survey of registered voters in North Carolina was conducted by the Elon University Poll from Sept. 12 through Sept. 16. 

N.C. voters oppose HB2, razor-thin margins in governor, U.S. Senate races

The survey of registered voters in North Carolina was conducted Sept. 12-16, 2016. 

Elon Poll featured in news report on first-time voters

The segment aired Thursday, Sept. 15, on WFMY News2. 

Communications student publishes op-ed in Hartford Courant

Cinema and television arts major Alex Attanasio ’18 examines the post-competition comments of Chinese Olympian Fu Yuanhui regarding her menstrual cycle and the attention the swimmer’s interview received. 

Elon ranks #1 for teaching, innovation and academic excellence in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 'America’s Best Colleges'

The top-selling college guide ranks Elon the #1 Southern University and the national leader in academic programs that lead to student success.

 

Education leaders nationwide recognize Elon programs that promote student success

U.S. News & World Report lists Elon as the nation’s only university recognized for excellence in all eight academic programs that lead to student success.

 

Elon professor appears on popular ‘Marketplace’ radio program 

David Bockino spoke with program host Kai Ryssdal, detailing the assistant professor’s travels and experiences in Myanmar as well as the Southeast Asian nation’s rise as a top tourist destination.

Elon professor's work about the meaning behind Facebook 'likes' finds national audience

The article by Assistant Professor of Marketing Alisha Horky and her co-author first appeared at The Conversation and has since been republished by multiple national media outlets. 

UNC-TV to air documentary about Elon faculty member

The documentary by filmmaker Jan Van Wyk, "Musings of an Iraqi Patriot," traces the journey of Ahmed Fadaam from his native Iraq to Elon. 

Sierra Club ranks Elon among 'cool schools'

The university has been named repeatedly to the list by the environmental organization, which looks at sustainability practices, carbon footprints and recycling efforts. 

Immersive summer business program in Japan generates foreign media coverage

Through "Keizai in Kansai: Business and Culture in Japan," a group of nine Elon students studied the Japanese economy up close for nearly a month. 

In My Words: Standing on the Edge: Is political rhetoric tearing our country apart?

Newspapers around North Carolina recently featured a guest column by Jeffrey Pugh, professor of religious studies, who writes about the contrast between the efforts by South Africa's Nelson Mandela to unite a fractured country and the divisive rhetoric heard in today’s U.S. political contests.

In My Words: Owning the Stories of Slaves in America

Newspapers around North Carolina recently featured a guest column by Naeemah Clark, associate professor of communications, who assesses reactions to recent comments by first lady Michelle Obama about the role of slave labor in the construction of the White House. 

Elon University named one of the nation’s “Great Colleges to Work For”

The Chronicle of Higher Education recognizes Elon on its 2016 honor roll of universities that support an outstanding work environment for faculty and staff members.

In My Words: The con game of a constitutional amendment on taxes

Newspapers across North Carolina recently featured a guest column by Elon Law Associate Professor Andy Haile, who expressed legal and public policy concerns about a proposed amendment to the state constitution.