Articles by Eric Townsend

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Moon astronaut teaches that great successes means taking risks

October 1, 2007

The tallest hurdles to future space exploration is a “complacency and lack of clear commitment," said retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon and an Elon University speaker for students and grandparents at the start of Family Weekend. Details…

Apollo 11 astronaut to visit Elon on Sept. 28

September 28, 2007

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to ever walk on the Moon as part of the Apollo 11 mission, visits campus Sept. 28 to talk with grandparents of current Elon students about his experiences during the historic lunar landing. Details…

Elon alum to help steer National Football Foundation

September 27, 2007

Deborah A. Yow, director of athletics at the University of Maryland and a 1974 Elon graduate, is one of eight national leaders recently named to the board of directors for the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Details...

Student newspaper finds new home on campus

September 27, 2007

Elon University’s student newspaper moved this month to a new home on North Williamson Avenue, where a larger office with audio and video equipment will help student journalists produce online multimedia projects. Details…

“U-CAN” provides more easy-to-access data on Elon

September 26, 2007

Elon University partners today with more than 500 private institutions nationwide for the launch of “U-CAN,” the University & College Accountability Network campus toolkit, a free service to help high school students and parents find concise, consumer-friendly information on prospective universities. Details...