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October 29, 2010
Churches have always split on doctrinal or political grounds, and prior to the Civil War, that wedge issue, more often than not, was slavery. Elon University senior Amber Woods explored how early churches in Kentucky responded to debates over emancipation, and her undergraduate research is the latest to be featured in a series of E-net profiles on Lumen Scholars in the Class of 2011.
September 23, 2010
Paul Miller, a professor of exercise science, will serve as the first division chair for the newly approved Health Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research.
August 20, 2010
Elon sophomore Carter Kozak, a major in computing sciences, earned one of 114 competitively awarded student positions at the International TeraGrid conference held Aug. 2-5, 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pa.
July 23, 2010
Thirty-five students shared findings this week from recent work on campus as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences, an eight-week program where scholars work full-time on a project in collaboration with a faculty mentor with expertise in the discipline.
June 29, 2010
Elon University senior Daniel Glass has been honored by the National Society of Physics Students with the 2010 Outstanding Student for Undergraduate Research Award for the "superior caliber” of his work on the engineering of nanomaterials for future use in pharmaceutical companies.
June 21, 2010
Paul Miller and Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler made a presentation titled "A Developmental Approach to Undergraduate Research" at the national conference of the Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) in Ogden, Utah.
May 1, 2010
Immigration to the United States and other developed nations has become a hot-button topic as governments continue to focus on security following the Sept. 11 attacks. But not all nations deal with immigration equally, which Molly Costigan ’10 discovered in work that is the fifth in a series of E-net profiles to showcase Elon undergraduate research during CELEBRATE! 2010.
April 30, 2010
Robert Hackett ’12 participated in the seventh National Monitoring Conference in Denver from April 25-29, 2010, where he presented results from his research project “Tracking the Impact of Land Use and Sustainable Practices on Lake Water Quality."
April 30, 2010
How often do you notice the products that appear in your favorite television shows? And what do you think about those brands? Alex Walton ’10 sought to answer those questions, as well as gauge the opinions of broadcasting professionals, in his study of product placements in reality television shows. His work is the fourth in a series of E-net profiles to showcase Elon undergraduate research during CELEBRATE! 2010.
April 28, 2010
It’s a new area of research – “whole body vibration” – that exercise sports scientists are exploring. Can standing on a machine that sends rapid vibrations through a body make an athlete run faster or jump higher? James Burns ’10 wanted to find out. Burns' work is the second in a series of E-net profiles that showcase Elon undergraduate research during CELEBRATE! 2010.