Articles by Eric Townsend

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Zipcars debut at Elon

October 5, 2007

Elon University and Zipcar, the world’s largest car sharing service, have partnered to provide Zipcars on campus to university faculty, staff, and students as an environmentally friendly alternative to the costs and hassles of keeping a car on campus. The partnership continues Elon’s commitment to invest in sustainable solutions on campus and expands Zipcar’s North Carolina operations. Details...

“Blessing of the Animals” honors Elon pets

October 4, 2007

“Tinkerbell” and “Sir Winston” and “Pocahontas” may not have been around themselves, but with owners clutching photos of their beloved critters, the blessing counted just the same. Three dozen people gathered outside Whitley Auditorium on Oct. 4 for Elon University’s annual “Blessing of the Animals” in honor of the Catholic feast of St. Francis of Assisi.

Das, DeLoach research on grooming featured in Bloomberg News

October 4, 2007

Tina Das and Steve DeLoach in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business had their economic research featured in an Oct. 3, 2007, column by Matthew Lynn with Bloomberg News. The two professors discovered a link between the amount of time someone spends on appearance and how it impacts their wages.

Elon University Poll finds low support for Bush in North Carolina

October 1, 2007

Nearly two out of three North Carolinians – 65 percent – disapprove of the way President George W. Bush is handling the war in Iraq, according to the latest Elon University Poll. The percentage is a slight improvement for the president since April, when 70 percent of the respondents expressed unhappiness with his management of the conflict. Details...