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Death penalty opponents bring message to campus

September 26, 2014

The sister of a man executed for the killing of an off-duty Georgia police officer, and the author of a book about the controversial case, shared with Elon University students on Thursday details of a homicide investigation they say prove an innocent man died for the crime. 

Common Reading author energizes Elon with stories of windmills & hope

September 16, 2014

William Kamkwamba, the builder of a Malawi village windmill whose efforts are recounted in Elon University’s 2014-15 Common Reading selection "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind," is spending two days on campus this week to share stories about the power of persistence.

'Social change is very difficult to bring about'

August 28, 2014

Elon University professors and students filled McKinnon Hall on Aug. 27, 2014, to discuss race, privilege and justice following the Missouri police shooting death of an unarmed black man and subsequent protests that have galvanized the nation.

Elon to host 'Lessons Within Ferguson, Missouri' – Aug. 27

August 25, 2014

A Wednesday program in McKinnon Hall will offer the campus community reflections from Elon University faculty and a current student from Ferguson, Missouri, about the recent police shooting death there of a young unarmed black man.