Articles by Michael Abernethy

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Students in the Summer Opera Workshop program before a performance with the Opera Company Florence. Senior Lecturer in Music Polly Cornelius, fourth from right, is leading the program.

Elon students, faculty perform for a re-emerging Florence, Italy

June 23, 2021

Seventeen months ago, programs at The Elon Center in Florence were cancelled as the city was gripped by the first wave of COVID-19 outside of China. This summer, Elon students are performing with professional musicians in some of the city's first concerts since Florence reopened this month.
Trent Houpt '21 completes the planting on the first deployed constructed floating wetland module at the Schar Center retention pond May 15.

Elon engineering dives into water research

June 23, 2021

Looking to the future of clean water, senior engineers develop floating constructed wetlands and water-quality sensors in a senior capstone project. A gift from the Meier family of Portland, Oregon, launched the ongoing water research project.