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  1. Communications Advisory Board makes spring visit to Elon

    Fifteen board members and guests, including chair Michael Radutzky of “60 Minutes,” were in attendance April 10 to hear about the future of the School of Communications and to share their professional insight with students and faculty.

  2. Awards celebrate the success of young alumni

    In its fifth year, the Top 10 Under 10 Alumni Awards program highlights and celebrates alumni who have graduated within the past decade and are distinguished in their professions and invested in the future of Elon and its community.

  3. April events commemorate Earth Week

    Earth Day celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2015, and several campus activities will offer students, faculty, staff and community members an opportunity to learn how their actions impact the planet - and what they can do to be good stewards of the environment.

  4. Holi festival welcomes spring to campus

    Scores of Elon University students took part Friday afternoon in the Hindu festival of Holi, a celebration of color that ushers in the season while marking the triumph of good over evil.

  5. Periclean Scholars induct Class of 2018

    With a focus on Zambia, 32 freshmen will spend the next three years taking classes that culminate in a project of social change as part of a program aimed at developing in students a deep sense of global citizenship.

  6. Amy Overman to serve as CATL associate director

    The associate professor of psychology will bring an accomplished history of teaching and research to her new role in the Elon University Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.

  7. Elon remembers Holocaust victims by reading of names

    The campus community took part Thursday in the "Reading of the Names," a daylong program on the front steps of Moseley Center organized by Elon Hillel and the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life as part of Holocaust Remembrance Week.

  8. 'A Thousand Thanks' campaign exceeds goal

    The fifth annual gratitude event, held April 14-16, celebrated the impact of philanthropy at Elon by encouraging members of the campus community to write thank-you notes to university donors.

  9. Documentary by Elon students featured in RiverRun festival

    Brad Hinkle ’15, Sergio Ingato ’15 and Jacky Shacknow ’16 co-produced the documentary “North Street,” which will be shown twice this month during the 2015 RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  10. Elon team trades all-star pitcher at SABR Analytics Conference

    Six Elon University students participated in the March conference’s student competition, analyzing and presenting a real baseball operations decision: trading a certain Philadelphia Phillies left-hander for maximum return. The students will discuss their Arizona presentation on Wednesday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Koury Business Center, room 208.

  11. Phi Beta Kappa honor society inducts new members

    An April 14 dinner and ceremony featured a keynote address by T. Mills Kelly, a professor of history at George Mason University and a specialist in the scholarship of teaching and learning history. 

  12. Bird diversity grows in Elon University Forest

    For each of the past five years, Associate Professor Dave Gammon has conducted an annual bird count in the Elon University Forest, and his most recent census indicates plenty of good news for those with avian DNA.

  13. Students spend Spring Break in service to others

    Elon University students, faculty and staff traveled for a week in late March to assist communities with service work while learning about social issues that impact communities both in the United States and abroad.

  14. Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in Thailand

    Christine Fortner, an elementary education major from Virginia, travels to Southeast Asia after graduation to help others learn English as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations.

  15. Lumen Scholar recognized for research at national conference

    Elon University senior Taylor Davis traveled to Boston in March 2015 to present her research at a national biochemistry conference. The Honors Fellow received a student travel award and was recognized in the undergraduate poster competition.

  16. Elon alumni very present in America’s pastime

    Brian Hopkins ’98, Nathan Rode ’07, Jocelyn Fern ’07 and Joseph DiRienzo ’14 don’t play on the diamond, but the Elon University alumni have found worthwhile careers in baseball. 

  17. Writing Boot Camp - April 18th

    The Center for Writing Excellence, in support of the Writing Excellence Initiative, is offering a Writing Boot Camp on Saturday, April 18th from 9am – 4pm in Oaks, room 212.

  18. Student sign-ups now open for upcoming Elon Poll

    The second Elon University Poll of the spring semester takes place April 20-24, 2015, and will ask residents of North Carolina for their opinions on various social, economic and political issues.