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Students debate violence in “Futures” forum

February 9, 2008

Will violence in the world ever end? Dozens of students at a Jan. 23 "town hall” forum don’t think so. But they agreed the type of conflict seen throughout the 20th century – nations at war with each other – will likely diminish in the future as smaller groups, like al Qaeda, target civilians and governments for their own ends.

Emerging futures is focus of Winter Term 2008

December 31, 2007

About 45 classes during January 2008 will relate to this year's Winter Term theme, "Emerging Futures: Foresight for Global Good." This is the eighth year that Elon has offered a special group of Winter Term courses united by a common theme. Details…

Elon professors offer advice for preventing student plagiarism

October 18, 2007

What leads to plagiarism in student work? How can educators discourage academic fraud? Two Elon professors believe most student plagiarism happens by mistake. And they say that one way to prevent dishonesty is to make the writing process part of all classroom curricula.