International


NEWS 2/29/12 10:39am

Correspondents' Corner - Feb. 29 2012

Leigh Iler  LONDON — Travel opportunities are limitless in London, and England has so much to offer.  I have been here for merely three weeks and have already gone to Stonehenge, Oxford, Bath, Canterbury and Dover.  These places are within close proximity to the city, so day trips are quite manageable for students. From London, one can also travel through the United Kingdom.  Wales, Ireland and Scotland all boast beautiful countrysides and gorgeous coastlines.


NEWS 2/28/12 8:18pm

Correspondent provides insight into Arab Spring

Applause thundered in McCrary Theater Feb. 23 as correspondent and foreign analyst Robin Wright delivered a discourse on the continued relevancy of the Arab Spring and the forces that drive the ongoing transformation of the Middle East. “The most important series of events in the early 21st century are the epic convulsions across the Islamic world,” Wright said.


NEWS 2/28/12 9:45am

First ever Winter Term Fair promotes 2013 study abroad programs

The Isabella Cannon International Centre will hold the first ever Winter Term Fair programs for 2013, giving students the opportunity to talk with professors and peers about each of the 25 programs offered for the upcoming Winter Term. [box] WHAT: Winter Term 2013 Study Abroad Fair WHEN: 11:30 a.m.


NEWS 2/21/12 9:17pm

Beyond the Bubble

Elon University students jokingly refer to the Elon Bubble, but in the past year, students have broken out of that bubble by showing that international, national and local events have an influence in their lives. This is a demonstration of how Elon students have gone beyond the confines of Elon to show their appreciation and interest in the world around them.


NEWS 11/28/11 10:48pm

Palestine still far from statehood

HAIFA, ISRAEL — It's been about two months since Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, stood before the United Nations General Assembly to formally request recognition of a Palestinian state.


NEWS 11/15/11 10:09pm

Students reach out to Honduras

While spring break can be a time for relaxation, many Elon students choose to dedicate their vacation time to helping the less fortunate through various Elon Volunteers! Alternative Break service trips. In conjunction with The Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement, Elon Volunteers!


NEWS 11/9/11 3:47pm

International Briefs - Nov. 9, 2011

2,000 tourists being rescued from foothills of Mount Everest due to inclement weather About 2,000 guides and tourists were stranded in the foothills of Mount Everest for several days when poor weather grounded flights from the area.


NEWS 11/7/11 2:59pm

Nov. 2 Correspondents' Corner

Glenn Scott is an associate professor of communications at Elon University. He is on leave to serve as a Fulbright visiting lecturer at the University of the Ryukyus in Okinawa, Japan. OKINAWA, JAPAN--Assigning students to groups of three, I had in mind the usual cautionary moves learned as a classroom instructor at Elon. The situation was new.