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Amy Johnson presents at 16th Annual Africana Studies Symposium

Amy Johnson, associate professor of history and director of the Elon Core Curriculum, presented a paper entitled "Legacies of Unfreedom: West African Bondage, Jamaican Realities and Slavery among the Maroons of Jamaica."

ELON POLL: ​N.C. voters more tuned in to leaders in Washington than to those governing in Raleigh

The most recent survey also found that nearly half of all voters say the congressional redistricting process is "not fair at all" though many are unsure of the details of the process.

Jeffrey C. Pugh to deliver Elon’s 2018 Baccalaureate address

Pugh, the Maude Sharpe Powell Professor of Religious Studies, was honored in fall 2017 as a Distinguished University Professor for his scholarship, leadership and teaching.

Elon experts offer insights into impact of the Rev. Billy Graham

Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason Husser and Associate Professor of Communications Anthony Hatcher offered their thoughts on the career of the Rev. Billy Graham, who died Feb. 21 at the age of 99. 

Elon ranked among top producers of Peace Corps volunteers

Among medium-sized colleges and universities, Elon ranked No. 16 for the number of Peace Corps volunteers it produced in 2017. Last year, Elon Law launched a new fellows program to help returned Peace Corps volunteers become lawyers. 

Thomas Erdmann has an article published in the International Trumpet Guild Journal

The professor of music had an article published in the professional trumpet journal.

Lee and Overman awarded Colonial Academic Alliance grant to support ‘Learning to Learn’ initiative

The $34,000 grant is from the Colonial Academic Alliance, which seeks to link the colleges and universities that make up the Colonial Athletic Association. 

Amy Allocco presents two invited lectures in India 

An associate professor of religious studies, Allocco discussed her research on death rituals and gender at renowned universities.