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Mandela remembered as 'conscience' of South Africa

December 6, 2013

Elon University faculty, staff and students with ties to South Africa reflect on the passing of Nelson Mandela, a global leader whose humility and selflessness helped his nation heal from the ravages of apartheid.

Pulitzer Prize winner: Democracy 'is never secure'

September 26, 2013

In Elon University’s 2013 Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture, author Taylor Branch reminds his audience that despite progress born from the civil rights movement, the American system of government and its democratic principles remain fragile.