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  1. Navigating Medicare - March 10

    A seminar that will offer essential information about the federal Medicare program is being offered at Elon for faculty and staff approaching the age of 65.

  2. Elon project aims to help local food producers

    A team that includes Associate Professor Janet MacFall and Assistant Professor Ryan Kirk will use a $25,000 grant from the state Department of Commerce to help grow retail opportunities for farmers in two North Carolina counties.

  3. Writing Boot Camp - Feb. 21

    The Center for Writing Excellence is offering an upcoming Writing Boot Camp for faculty and staff on Feburary 21st from 9am-4pm in Moseley, room 215.

  4. In My Words: The 'Friendship Nine' show that history keeps evolving

    Kenn Gaither, an associate professor and associate dean in the School of Communications, writes in regional newspapers about his experience growing up the son of a civil rights activist and what a recent South Carolina courtroom decision says about today's struggles for social justice.

  5. Detaining toddlers in the name of national security

    Elon Law Professor Heather Scavone examines U.S. justifications for family detention of immigrant women and children, spotlighting a lack of legal representation for these families, as part the “Elon Law Now” series of faculty analysis and commentary about current legal issues. 

  6. In My Words: 'Empire' and the Lyons are the new modern family

    FOX's "Empire," one of 2015's most popular new television programs, is setting Hollywood records for audience growth, and Associate Professor Naeemah Clark writes in a column for regional newspapers about some of the reasons behind its success.

  7. Sharon Spray and Laura Roselle publish book

    Sharon Spray and Laura Roselle of Elon's Department of Political Science and Policy Studies authored "Research & Writing in Comparative Politics," which was published in January 2015.

  8. Forced vaccination? 

    Informing national debate about the role of government in stemming the spread of measles, Elon Law Professor Helen Grant offers analysis of current vaccination laws and points to potential gaps in U.S. health law. Grant's commentary is the first in a weekly “Elon Law Now” series providing faculty analysis of current legal issues.

  9. Preparing lawyers in a transformational age

    Elon Law Dean Luke Bierman writes in the inaugural issue of the Journal of Experiential Learning about reinventing legal education to prepare lawyers for success in a world moving rapidly toward 22nd century thought and practice.

  10. David Crowe co-edits book on Sino-German relationship

    "Germany and China: Transnational Encounters since the Eighteenth Century" includes chapters Crowe authored, including one that was co-written by an Elon  alumna who recently completed graduate work at Columbia University.

  11. Faculty to share work funded by writing grants

    The Writing Excellence Initiative is inviting the campus community to learn more this spring about faculty and staff projects designed to enhance writing instruction in all types of classes at Elon University.

  12. Elon professor represents father at 'Friendship Nine' exoneration

    The father of Kenn Gaither, associate dean in the School of Communications, helped shape the Civil Rights Movement when he was among a group of young men who in 1961 used a "jail, no bail" tactic at a segregated South Carolina lunch counter. Their convictions were vacated on Jan. 28, 2015 - nearly 54 years to the day after their arrests.

  13. Steve Moore presents and consults at recent USAID Symposium

    The faculty member in the Department of Environmental Studies traveled in January to Washington, D.C., for an event attended by representatives from organizations such as the Peace Corps, Catholic Relief Services and Heifer International.