Today at Elon
MONDAY: ‘We Are Charleston’ authors to offer Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative address
The authors of the book, which recounts the horrific shooting at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., and its aftermath, will lead a discussion in McCrary Theatre. The event was originally scheduled for Jan. 9 but was postponed due to the threat of severe weather.
Elon honors Mary Jo Festle and Ann Cahill as Distinguished University Professors
Mary Jo Festle, Maude Sharpe Powell Professor of History, and Ann Cahill, professor of philosophy and director of the National and International Fellowships Office, were celebrated on Tuesday, Feb. 20, as Elon University’s seventh and eighth Distinguished University Professors.
ElonComm alumni win Midsouth Emmys
The work of Nolan Elingburg '11, G'12, Joe Bruno '14, Carly Thomas ’19 and Jack Norcross '21 was celebrated at the 38th annual Midsouth Emmy Awards ceremony held Feb. 17 in Nashville.
A road trip to Washington to watch history unfold
Elon Law’s Landon Eckard L’25 is still in awe of his “surreal” experience attending oral arguments before a U.S. Supreme Court that will decide whether Colorado erred in banning Donald Trump from its ballots.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards $260K grant to Yanica Faustin to support health equity research
The Health Equity Scholars for Action program supports academic researchers from historically underrepresented backgrounds as they expand research designed to dismantle systemic and structural barriers to health and well-being.
Elon Board of Trustees approves faculty promotions and tenure
The Elon University Board of Trustees met on Feb. 15 and granted tenure and approved promotions for several faculty members.
School of Communications to host inaugural Spotlight on DEI event Feb. 27
Hosted by the school’s Inclusive Excellence Committee, the event will amplify DEI initiatives and contributions, bringing community members together to engage in DEI-related discussions.
Elon brings professional development to the workplace
Faculty and staff from the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business visited local businesses in February to share more about AI in the workplace and how to handle negative events.
Elon named one of the most promising places to work in student affairs for the fourth year in a row
The recognition by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education and ACPA-College Educators International is based on the university’s strong commitment to diversity in student affairs workplaces and staffing practices.
The Elon ExperiencesAbout Experiential Learning
Elon MBA students explore Costa Rican culture and commerce
Five students studied in Costa Rica over Winter Term to deepen their knowledge of international business and economics.
Campus Alamance students, partners gather to celebrate summer internships
During summer 2023, the innovative program saw more than 40 Elon students working with a range of Alamance County businesses and organizations through university-funded internships.
Peering into Space: Jordan Wels '24 seeks out the life stories of black holes
Through his Lumen Prize research, Wels is working with Professor Chris Richardson to learn more about the evolution of black holes and what that evolution could mean for the history of the Milky Way and other galaxies.
Gergen Award winner ‘epitomizes what a lawyer should aspire to be’
Her ability throughout law school to balance several roles - student, mentor, prosecutorial intern, mother - earned Samantha Hepler L’23 the highest honor bestowed on a member of each graduating class from Elon University School of Law.