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Elon professor's research on 'fake news' ecosystem generating international attention

Jonathan Albright, assistant professor of communications, is exploring the connections between websites distributing "fake news" and propaganda and the tools used to track reader preferences. 

The Conversation — Experts' roundtable: The future of journalism in Trump's America

Elon Communications Professor Glenn Scott weighs in for this article that explores how journalism can adapt during a time when journalists are facing challenges. 

Share your memories of Dr. Danieley

Since graduating in 1946, Dr. J. Earl Danieley spent 70 years serving Elon University and touching the lives of thousands. 

Death of President Emeritus J. Earl Danieley

Dr. J. Earl Danieley, 92, president emeritus of Elon University and one of North Carolina’s strongest advocates for higher education, died November 29 at the Village at Brookwood in Burlington, N.C.


Fox8 report highlights concussion insights of Elon BrainCARE Research Institute

Exercise Science Professor Eric Hall spoke with the High Point television station following the recent concussion of Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly. 

Media turns to Elon political science professor to sort through election results, polling impact

Jason Husser, assistant professor of political science, is the director of the Elon University Poll. 

In My Words: Remember the Spanish Civil War to understand the dangers of ‘righteousness’ today

Newspapers around North Carolina recently featured a guest column by Tom Nelson, associate professor of communications, who writes about modern lessons to be learned from the Spanish Civil War.

Car Window Poetry project by Elon alum featured on NBC Nightly News

A national audience learned about the project, started this summer in Colorado Springs, Colorado, by Alex Lewis '16, during the Nov. 14 news report.


Elon professor featured in Fox 8 report on iPod's impact on the music industry

Music Production & Recording Arts faculty member Todd Coleman was interviewed for a news report by Fox 8 WGHP reporter Bob Buckley about the 15th anniversary of the iPod and its impact on local radio stations.

In close contests, final Elon Poll foreshadowed Election Day results

The Elon University Poll conducted three surveys this fall, with the final one coming a little more than a week before Election Day.

The Conversation: Voters in Texas, North Carolina, Ohio and Florida are changing the swing state map

Jason Husser, director of the Elon University Poll and assistant professor of political science at Elon, offers pre-election insights into the battleground state of North Carolina as part of this piece for The Conversation.

Elon economist cited in News & Record article about post-recession employment levels

Brandon Sheridan, assistant professor of economics, offered insights about the decline in the workforce participation rate. 

National article on 'toxic political environment' features insights from Elon professor

The article explores whether a lack of empathy is behind a more contentious civic environment leading up to Election Day. 

ELON POLL: Presidential, governor’s races too close to call in N.C., voters worried about decisions next president will make

The survey conducted Oct. 23-27 is the final survey by the Elon University Poll before Election Day on Nov. 8.


Wall Street Journal, Business Insider cite Elon Poll in latest election coverage

The results of the Elon Poll were included in articles about how the presidential race is playing out in North Carolina.