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In My Words: Tax reform plan unfairly targets universities, workers and students

In this column, Elon President Leo M. Lambert writes that the tax plan now being considered in Congress undermines private higher education. 

ELON POLL: N.C. shoppers optimistic about economy, say Cyber Monday bigger than Black Friday 

The most recent survey by the Elon University Poll also asked about spending plans for the holiday season, political talk around the Thanksgiving table and favorite Thanksgiving traditions. 

Elon is #61 in the nation and #3 in North Carolina in new college ranking

College Consensus is a college ranking aggregator that combines scores from major college rankings and student review sites.


ELON POLL: N.C. voters say Russia investigation is ‘serious matter’ and will reveal more criminal activity

The most recent statewide survey also asked about media bias, the support of N.C. senators for President Trump, and the potential for a nuclear attack during the next year by the U.S. or North Korea.

In My Words: Don’t just thank veterans. Get to know them.

Greg Hlavaty, lecturer in English, writes in this column for the Elon University Writers Syndicate  about his experience with veterans and realizing that the loneliness they may feel can be just as damaging as physical injuries.

Elon athletics leads CAA with 94 percent graduation success rate

The Phoenix leads the Colonial Athletic Association in the 2016-17 report on student success in Division I by the NCAA.

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranks Elon a national leader in student engagement and #1 in North Carolina

Elon ranks #33 among 1,054 four-year colleges in connecting students and faculty members, challenging academics, promoting critical thinking and applying knowledge in real world situations.

Elon Law scholar contributes to NPR report on Facebook

Associate Professor David S. Levine was interviewed on Halloween for a National Public Radio "Marketplace" segment on the difficulty of policing political content on Facebook and Twitter.

The Conversation: ​How Lincoln's embrace of embalming birthed the American funeral industry

Assistant Professor of Communications Brian Walsh writes about how the founding of the modern funeral industry can be traced back to President Abraham Lincoln and his embrace of embalming.

Elon MBA named nation's #4 'best administered' program

The Princeton Review gives top marks to the MBA program of Elon's Martha and Spencer Love School of Business. 

In My Words: ​Oct. 31 is also Reformation Day

Tom Nelson, associate professor of communications, writes in this column about the often overlooked history of Oct. 31 as Reformation Day. 

'Make student mentoring matter': Inside Higher Ed features Elon faculty insights 

A column co-authored by Elon faculty members Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler and Paul Miller along with two colleagues from other institutions was featured Oct. 27

In My Words: ​We the People seek an end to partisan gerrymandering

Dave Gammon, associate professor of biology, writes in this column for the Elon University Writers Syndicate that we deserve better than politically driven legislative maps.

Inside Higher Ed highlights Elon's participation in new credential database

The Oct. 18, 2017 article by the higher education publication features insights from Rodney Parks, Elon University registrar. 

Elon Law scholar offers insights during Capitol Tonight segment

Associate Dean Enrique Armijo joined in a discussion for the statewide Spectrum News politics program about the most recent conflict between President Donald Trump and the media.