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Password protocols: Squire talks with international media about cybersecurity

Professor of Computing Sciences Megan Squire was interviewed by multiple international media outlets following an article she penned about password security for The Conversation that gained widespread readership.

Sheridan’s research on social media platforms as teaching tools highlighted in BizEd magazine

The article discusses a study by Assistant Professor Brandon Sheridan that explored the perceptions of economics faculty members regarding the use of social media platforms for instruction.

Schar Center: New website showcases Elon's new convocation center

The website offers an overview of Elon's new convocation center with a live construction cam detailing work on the 160,000-square-foot center and the latest news. 

The Conversation: Why we choose terrible passwords, and how to fix them

Megan Squire, professor of computing sciences, writes about the problems with passwords like "12345" and "qwerty" as World Password Day approaches. 

ELON POLL: N.C. voters oppose war with North Korea, split on further military action in Syria

N.C. voters also weighed in on whether the U.S. should accept refugees from Syria and the benefits of global economic engagement.

Elon Poll finds voters frown on Trump's tweets, split on his media claims

The Elon University Poll surveyed more than 500 N.C. voters about whether they viewed the president's use of Twitter as appropriate, and his claim that the media is the "enemy of the American people."

Erdmann featured in article that asks 'where did all the saxophones go?'

Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann is a featured expert quoted extensively in an article on the history of saxophone use in pop music just published in "The Outline."

ELON POLL: Trump support declines in North Carolina at the end of the first 100 days

The survey conducted April 18-21, 2017, also found that N.C. voters oppose Trump tweets and border wall with Mexico. 

Elon’s accounting program receives top-20 national ranking

Accounting.com recognizes Elon in its ranking of the nation’s 50 best bachelor’s in accounting programs. 

Yes! Weekly features Crenshaw's inclusion in 'Best American Essays' series

Paul Crenshaw is an assistant professor of English who has previously had his work published in the "Best American Essays" series in 2005 and 2011. 

Psychonomic Society features Overman's research on memory

A recent study by Amy Overman, associate professor of psychology, and Alison Richard '16, was highlighted on the Psychonomic Society's blog.

Media features Husser in reports on Supreme Court nominee, N.C. legislature

Jason Husser, assistant professor of political science and director of the Elon University Poll, was recently a guest on Capital Tonight's "Bow Tie Caucus" and was interviewed for a segment by WFMY News 2 on a recently filed bill in the N.C. legislature. 

Anderson interviewed for WalletHub’s tax expert series

The professor of accounting discusses tax day 2017 in an article on the personal finance website WalletHub.com.

Media coverage features insights from Jones on public records, police body cams 

Jonathan Jones is an instructor in the School of Communications and the director of the N.C. Open Government Coalition. 

Scott weighs in for NPR report on recent newspaper layoffs

Glenn Scott, associate professor of communications, talked with WFDD's David Ford this week for the radio piece that examined recent layoffs at the Greensboro News & Record and Winston-Salem Journal.