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News media coverage of Elon University

New survey report by think tank highlights Elon's visual transcript

The report by the Washington, D.C.-based New America think tank featured an overview of Elon's innovative approach to more fully describing the broad experiences of its graduates. 

Commencement news releases available to download

Elon University has made available online customized announcements for graduating seniors and their parents to submit to hometown newspapers.

Technology helps bring commencement to parents of international student

A member of the Class of 2018 will be able to share this special day with her parents, neither of whom have been out of their home country before. 

 

Inside Higher Ed features Elon's campuswide Wi-Fi efforts

The April 17 article offered an overview of the challenges universities face in providing comprehensive internet connectivity and how Elon is overcoming those challenges. 

Elon Poll on Amazon HQ2: What residents in 19 U.S. finalist cities think about the $5B project

This survey by the Elon University Poll, conducted in partnership with The Business Journals, tracks support for the expansive project and how locals believe it might impact their lives.

In My Words:  ‘Roseanne’ reboot offers mixed portrait of blue-collar America

This column by Naeemah Clark, associate professor of communications, was distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate and was published by The Raleigh News & Observer and The Durham Herald-Sun.  

Chronicle of Higher Education highlight's Elon's use of innovative technologies

The April 8 article included insight into how Elon is using a new adaptive planning-and-advising software from tech company Stellic. 

Lyons interviewed for Louisville Courier-Journal report on Heisman Trophy winner

The April 4 article in the Kentucky newspaper about Lamar Jackson, the Heisman Trophy winner from the University of Louisville, includes insights from Lyons, associate professor of management.

Article on gun-control debate features Husser

Jason Husser, assistant professor of political science and director of the Elon University Poll, was interviewed by the Greensboro News & Record about how gun control issues are playing out in this year's Congressional elections.

Perry writes in Our State magazine about the 'Heirloom Earth'

Drew Perry, associate professor of English, writes in his monthly column for Our State magazine about how "letting kids discover what's just over the horizon requires trust and faith, and yields the stewards of tomorrow."

NPR stations feature insights from Depro on economics of the gun industry

A report on Winst0n-Salem NPR station WFDD featuring comments from Brooks Depro, assistant professor of economics, was shared with other NPR stations around the state. 

Stansberry offers insights for article on Facebook data controversy

The recent article in the Triad Business Journal featured comments from Kathleen Stansberry, assistant professor of communications. 

Elon family makes historic $1 million gift to music production and recording arts

The largest equipment gift in program history will take Elon’s nationally recognized program to the next level. 

 

In My Words: One problem with Facebook is us

In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Enrique Armijo, associate dean for academic affairs and an associate professor at Elon Law, examines the recent revelations about Facebook data that was leveraged by the analytics firm Cambridge Analytica.  

In My Words: Reading the names of the dead in a cold world

Rosemary Haskell, professor of English, writes in this column for the Elon University Writers Syndicate about how the country grieves those lost to gun violence and how that should change.