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In his own words: How I can change the world

October 22, 2010

Editor’s Note: Website manager David Morton is an associate pastor for Welcome Baptist Church in Hillsborough, N.C. He visited earthquake-ravaged Haiti recently as part of a mission trip. He shared his thoughts on his experiences with @Elon in this special feature.

Elon professor introduces students to the ‘Heart of the Maya’

September 8, 2010

Deep within the Petén Forest, which extends from the eastern Chiapas in Mexico through northern Guatemala and into northwestern Belize, are the ruins of the once powerful Maya. And though the pre-Columbian civilization collapsed centuries ago, the site of Dos Hombres, in Belize, still holds many secrets waiting to be unearthed by archaeologists, anthropologists and researchers, including Elon professor Rissa Trachman and her students.