Articles by Michael Abernethy
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Ringelberg named Clark Art Institute Fellow
May 30, 2023
Ringelberg will participate in the residential fellowship at the Clark Art Institute in Williamston, Massachusetts, beginning in January 2024, completing a manuscript about art genres and genders focused on 19th and 20th century France.
Commencement singers Oni and Rhodes took unique paths to graduation
May 18, 2023
Sayo Oni has been part of the cast of Broadway’s “Hadestown” since 2021; Candace Rhodes transferred to Elon in 2020 and is drawing attention from productions around the country.
Innovation Challenge winner Aaron Satko ’25 goes in search of the next big idea
May 16, 2023
Satko's Campus Conscious system, recycling plastic bottles into 3D printing filament linked to an online rewards app, won this year's Elon Innovation Challenge.
Amy Allocco awarded research fellowships to study class of Hindu artist-priests
May 11, 2023
Allocco will study in Tamil Nadu, India, beginning in summer 2023, documenting the songs, traditions and art forms created by a family of intergenerational pampaikkārar, drummer-priests. The pampaikkārar are unstudied Hindu musicians and ritual specialists.
Lucy Garcia ’23 puts Burlington’s ‘Black Bottom’ on the map
May 11, 2023
Garcia’s study of Burlington’s bygone Black business district stemmed from the Power & Place Collaborative’s efforts to document the stories and history of Alamance County’s Black community.
Elon’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi inducts 88 new members
May 4, 2023
Elon alumni, faculty and staff, graduate and undergraduate students joined the nation's oldest and largest multidisciplinary honor society
‘Deep Water Ballad’ staging has been a decade in the making for Music Director Chris Rayis
April 26, 2023
The original musical by writer Douglas Waterbury-Tieman and composer Chris Rayis is set in a West Virginia town rocked by a fatal mining accident, and will have its workshop premiere in Roberts Studio Theatre April 28-30.
Actress, singer Kristin Chenoweth leads master class for Elon’s Music Theatre Program
April 26, 2023
The Tony and Emmy-winning star spent two hours with the Music Theatre Program, critiquing individual performances and sharing wisdom from three decades on stage and screen.
First-year arts administration students explore Charlotte destinations
April 19, 2023
Coordinated by the Student Professional Development Center, Elon students met with leaders of some of Charlotte’s top performing arts attractions and an Elon alumna.
Magic words to avoid a ticket? Nicholas Williams ’23 investigates
April 18, 2023
Drawing from personal experience, Williams used the concept of linguistic framing to study the outcomes people expect when interacting with police in traffic stops.