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Kathy Matera named to A.L. Hook science and mathematics professorship

August 24, 2009

Kathryn Mansfield Matera, associate professor of chemistry, has been selected as the third recipient of the A.L. Hook Emerging Scholar Professorship in Science and Mathematics at Elon University. The professorship provides funding and opportunities for faculty to mentor students and involve undergraduates in research and special projects.

Death of faculty member Eugene Gooch

April 7, 2009

Chemistry professor Eugene Gooch died Friday evening, April 3, in a traffic accident near campus. Read this note for a message from President Leo M. Lambert and details about memorial service arrangements.

Elon sophomore recognized by scholarship program

March 31, 2009

Elon sophomore Amanda Leigh Clark was recognized this week with an honorable mention in the 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program, which awards scholarships to students planning for careers in science, math and engineering.

Elon alum accepted into premier research program

August 8, 2008

Geoffrey Lynn, a chemistry major who graduated in 2007, has been accepted into the National Institutes of Health Oxford/Cambridge Scholars Program, a doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research.

Alzheimer’s focus of work by Elon professor

December 31, 2007

Researchers led by an Elon University associate professor have identified in walnuts at least two molecules that may hold the key to better treating, if not completely reversing, the effects of Alzheimer’s disease, a fatal type of dementia that diminishes memory and affects behavior in older adults.