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Profiles of Resilience: Megan Curling ‘23
May 15, 2023
Curling is one of the members of the graduating class to be featured on Today at Elon as a "profile of resilience" for her ability to adapt and succeed in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Unplugged: Lumen Scholar Chad Urquhart ’23 examines the relationship of mobile phones and procrastination
April 21, 2023
Urquhart's research examines mobile phones' effect on procrastination and mental health as well as the best ways to minimize distractions and determine the relationship between mobile phone usage and academic performance and self-efficacy.
Fifteen students selected as 2023 Lumen Scholars
April 19, 2023
The university's top undergraduate research award comes with $20,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achievements.
CAA names Madison George ’23 the 2022-23 CAA Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year
April 13, 2023
A standout member of Elon's track and field team, George is an Honors Fellow and a Lumen Scholar at Elon and is a recipient of the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, among other honors.
Lumen Scholar Natalie Triche ’23 looks at secularism in Egypt through an ethnographic lens
April 12, 2023
Following years of research and an eight-week study abroad experience in Cairo, Triche's Lumen Prize research has found that secularism has become both a tool for and a justification of authoritarianism in Egypt.
Lumen Scholar Anna Altmann ’23 tackles a dirty job for science and the environment
March 28, 2023
Altmann’s research project involved collecting and testing 2.5 pounds of cigarette butts and devising a cigarette smoking apparatus to find out which metals are being released by littered butts.
Aaron Trocki and Isabelle Stimson ’23 publish and present co-authored paper
March 22, 2023
Trocki, associate professor of mathematics, and Stimson, mathematics with teacher licensure major, published their research as Proceedings in the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference. Trocki presented their research at the annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Phoenix Policy Institute, a new student-led think tank, showcases undergraduate research
February 13, 2023
The think tank published its first policy research pieces this winter after a collaboration between Amaya Gaines ’23 and her mentor, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Policy Studies Dillan Bono-Lunn.
Alumni in Action: Kathleen Hupfeld ’16 wants to pave the way
January 24, 2023
Hupfeld was recently named to the 2023 Forbes 30 Under 30 for Science due to her work using an MRI scanner to measure brain chemicals as an alternative to intensive brain biopsies.
Junior engineers partner with local textile company to develop sustainable dyes
January 2, 2023
A team of third-year engineering majors led by Vivian Krause '24 and mentored by Assistant Professor of Engineering Jonathan Su is collaborating with Burlington's Solid State Clothing and TS Designs to find the best way to preserve natural dyes.