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Hollingsworth featured in WFMY report on compulsory school attendance age

Heidi Hollingsworth, assistant professor of education, offered insights for the report on a legislative proposal to reduce the age of compulsory school attendance in North Carolina. 

Media highlights new speaker series launched by 2001 Elon alum

Brian McDonald '01, a social studies teacher at Jordan High School in Durham, said "enlightening" speakers he heard while at Elon prompted him to create something similar for high school students. 

NPR, other media feature Imagining the Internet Center report

Elon's Imagining the Internet Center partners with the Pew Research Center on "Code-Dependent," a new report that asked experts to weigh in on the increased dependence on algorithms. 

News & Record article highlights lessons learned by Elon students in the Dominican Republic 

During a three-week Winter Term course, titled “Business of Baseball and Tourism in the Dominican Republic,” two dozen students examined issues relating to neo-colonialism and globalization while traveling in the Caribbean nation.

Media highlights Albright's expanded research on the spread of 'fake news'

Jonathan Albright, assistant professor of communications, has become a go-to source for reporters looking to understand the power of the "fake news" ecosystem. 

Eaves offers insights in article analyzing Trump presidency's place in history

Carrie Eaves, an assistant professor of political science and policy studies, recently spoke with N.C. Policy Watch for an article putting Trump's presidency into a historical context. 

In My Words: Bitter taste of birtherism lingers after 2016 election

Naeemah Clark, associate professor of communications, recently published a column in regional newspapers about how birtherism claims continue to impact minorities. 

Aiken offers insights in News & Record article about Dow hitting 20,000

Adam Aiken is an assistant professor of finance at Elon University. 

Media in Middle East take note of visit by Elon Business Fellows to United Arab Emirates

The Winter Term course for first-year Business Fellows at Elon includes a global engagement piece with site visits in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. 

In My Words: Let's not trump the rule of law

Elon Law Dean Luke Bierman recently published a column in regional newspapers about the importance of the rule of law to the American system of governance.

McFadden's work on student leadership development highlighted in Campus Recreation Magazine

A recent article focused on "New Directions for Student Leadership," a sourcebook published by Cara McFadden, assistant professor of sport and event management, and Don Stenta, director of student life recreational sports at the Ohio State University. 

N&O features Albright as 'Tar Heel of the Week' for research about 'fake news' ecosystem

Jonathan Albright, assistant professor of communications, has written extensively about the ecosystem of right-wing websites that distributed fake news leading up to last year's presidential election. 

Winter storm blankets Elon, central NC in more than 8 inches of snow 

The winter storm that began moving through the region Friday afternoon dropped more than eight inches of snow on Elon's campus overnight. 

Michele Norris unable to visit Elon for MLK keynote address on Jan. 10

The former NPR correspondent had been slated to deliver a lecture about The Race Card Project, an initiative she launched in 2010 to spark conversation about race in America.

N.C. political program features Husser in look back at 2016, look ahead to 2017

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