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CELEBRATE! profile: Samuel Shoge ’11

April 26, 2011

Many people don’t think twice about water, or how new roads, parking lots and buildings to accommodate a growing population can harm water quality. As Elon University senior Samuel Shoge discovered in Alamance County, more asphalt and concrete means more pollution in local streams and lakes, and his work is the latest to be featured in a series of E-net profiles on undergraduate research to be presented during CELEBRATE! 2011.

Professor shares history and impetus of Earth Day

April 24, 2011

Millions of people on April 22 celebrated Earth Day, a program started in 1970 to raise awareness of the environment and the impact of human activity on the planet. Jeffrey Coker, an associate professor of biology, shares the history of Earth Day while offering ideas to consider in the latest in a series of videos where Elon University faculty members share their research and classroom expertise.

David Vandermast chairs committee meeting

April 19, 2011

David Vandermast, assistant professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, chaired the Southeast Chapter of the Ecological Society of America business meeting in Huntsville, AL last Friday.

Elon to host Envirothon competition

March 22, 2011

About 300 middle and high school students are expected to come to Elon University Thursday, March 24 to participate in this year’s annual Envirothon competition.

Elon juniors named finalists for 2011 Truman Scholarship

March 3, 2011

Two Elon University students have been named finalists for a 2011 Truman Scholarship, a prestigious national fellowship awarded each year to college juniors with goals of working in education, government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, or elsewhere in public service.

Elon featured in Campus Ecology 2010 database

December 30, 2010

Elon University has been included in the National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology 2010 campus sustainability case studies, the only database of its kind in the United States to highlight campus climate and sustainability efforts ranging from recycling and energy efficiency to alternative transportation systems and green jobs training programs.