The annual effort kicked off in 2011 thanks in part to the work of an Elon alum serving with the armed forces in Afghanistan.
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Professor Steve DeLoach and alumna Marquessa Smith-Lin researched the role of savings and credit in coping with idiosyncratic household shocks.
Ryne VanKrevelen, lecturer in statistics, presented joint research on "Efficacy of 'The Islands'-based Projects Compared to Student-Collected Data Projects in Introductory Statistics Courses" at the 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
The annual summer news update panel discussion will be held Aug. 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in McKinnon Hall.
The chapter is part of the book "Africa and Globalization: Challenges of Governance and Creativity," published this year by Palgrave Macmillan.
Professional staff members from across eight universities joined for the inaugural N.C. LGBTQ Center Staff Conference this summer.
Study abroad and risk management practitioners took on a fictional international crisis during an exercise at Elon to learn from experts and to consider their emergency preparedness.
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Awtrey, an associate professor of mathematics at Elon, received the Henry L. Alder Award from the Mathematics Association of America at its national MathFest conference.
In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of English Rosemary Haskell recounts her own immigration story and how her thoughts returned to that experience after recently meeting someone on a similar journey.
Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business and Professor of Management, and colleagues have published the results of their empirical research on the relationship between ethical leadership and outcomes via the mediating effect of frustration.
Margaret Chapman and Paula Patch gave multiple presentations at the annual conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators.
CEL hosts second Residential Learning Communities Research Seminar Summer Session, announces 2019 Conference
Twenty participants in the Center for Engaged Learning’s seminar on Residential Learning Communities as a High-Impact Practice returned for their second summer meeting on campus, June 17-22.
The Center for Engaged Learning hosted the first summer meeting of the 2018-2020 research seminar on Capstone Experiences, June 24-29, 2018.
Elon Writing Center Director Julia Bleakney led a week-long international Summer Institute for new professionals in the Writing Center field.
In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Religious Studies Rebecca Todd Peters writes about the moral decisions that women make about their families.
School of Education Dean Ann Bullock was among eight new members announced this week for the group that advises and designs programming for teacher education programs.
Lynn Beck, Clay Stevenson and students collaborated with Winston-Salem Symphony musicians to record James Stephenson’s “Fanfare – Light from Shadows" providing a dynamic soundtrack for community service award winner John Beck’s documentary video.
Jeffrey Carpenter, associate professor of education and director of the Teaching Fellows program, co-authored the article in the peer-reviewed journal Educational Media International.
Kenn Gaither co-authors book chapter on public relations and public interest in emerging democracies
The associate dean in the School of Communications co-authored a chapter in the recently published book, “Public Interest Communication Critical Debates and Global Contexts.”
'Summer Series' highlights education, inclusion, and lifelong learning opportunities for adults with disabilities
Stephen Byrd, associate professor of education and program coordinator for special education, spoke about education, inclusion and lifelong learning opportunities for adults with disabilities at Peacehaven Community Farm on July 19, 2018.
Ghoshal's article, "Testing for Discrimination," showcases a method for teaching students to conduct audit studies of unequal treatment.
Kaye Usry, instructor in political science and policy studies, drew from her research into how personal trauma may impact political and civic involvement.
Enrique Armijo, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor at Elon Law, writes for The Conversation about judicial independence any Supreme Court nominee might demonstrate once confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
The performance by the ensemble, consisting of Elon students and alumni, was part of a 10-day tour.
Hill, who held various positions during her 39 years at Elon, retired from the university in 2013.
The presentation highlighted the spring 2018 course that was designed to explore culture not only at the national level, but also at the team and individual person levels.
Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business and Professor of Management, and colleagues have published the results of their empirical research on the relationship between abusive supervision and organizational deviance.
Student Andrew Jones served as an usher and Assistant Professor Mary Kay Hannah served as an elected delegate from the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association at the American Physical Therapy Association's 74th House of Delegates in Orlando last week.
Students with Alamance-Burlington School System recently spent the day at Loy Farm as part of a National Science Foundation-funded camp.
Bill Andrews, professor of physical therapy education, recently had two articles accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
Ward-Johnson, a North Carolina A&T alumna, has served in various leadership roles and as a faculty member during her 15 years at Elon.
"The Singing Teacher’s Guide to Transgender Voices" is the first book of its kind to provide thorough, organized information on the training of transgender singers for educators both in the academic and independent teaching realms.
Clark, associate professor of communications, focuses on studying and teaching about economic, programming, and diversity issues related to the media and entertainment industries.
The group described the procedure and results for a collaborative assessment of first-year writing students' source use during a panel at the International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference at Auburn University in June.
The assistant professor of psychology presented research at the annual conference of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, held in Denver, Colorado.
Dave Gammon, associate professor in Elon's biology department, had his research in vocal mimicry featured within a popular science article on howstuffworks.com
Amy Johnson, associate professor of history and director of the Elon Core Curriculum, presented a paper entitled "Sustainable Identities: Indigenous Incorporation among the Maroons of Jamaica."
The sociology professor's paper examines the justification of violence and "crimes of everyday life" across 52 nations.
During the 2018 BEA Studio Showcase and Training Workshop held on campus June 12-14, media educators explored current technologies and workflows for teaching television studio production.
In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Dave Gammon provides historical context for the recent eruptions of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii.
Jeffrey Carpenter, associate professor of education and director of the Teaching Fellows program, co-authored the article in the peer-reviewed journal Teaching and Teacher Education.
Vandermaas-Peeler and Buckmaster receive Colonial Academic Alliance grant through James Madison University
The grant will fund a study looking at the interaction between a student's characteristics and the experiences they have while studying abroad.
Buffie Longmire-Avital's Community Psychology course provided a pathway for students to become more engaged with the Burlington community.
The article for the New York Times UpShot section focuses on the lengths that cities go to when trying to land large economic development projects, and features comments from Jason Husser, director of the Elon University Poll and assistant professor of political science.
SPDC staff use life-sized Chutes and Ladders for design thinking presentation at national conference
Ross Wade and Brooke Buffington presented at the National Association of Colleges and Employers annual conference in New Orleans on June 6.
Enrique Armijo, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor at Elon Law, writes for The Conversation about the lawsuit brought by the parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook shooting against media personality Alex Jones.
The grant from Penn State's Arthur W. Page Center will assist her study of how fake health news flows and competes with real news on social media.
Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had an article published in the professional trumpet journal.