NEWS 9/13/21 11:15am

Elon University named #1 national university for excellence in undergraduate teaching by U.S. News & World Report

Elon University is ranked No. 1 for excellence in undergraduate teaching by the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” Guide, which released rankings on Sept. 13. The university also received a No. 9 ranking in the “Most Innovative” category, tied with University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and was ranked No. 83 overall among national universities. 

NEWS 9/11/21 10:07am

Student journalists in 2001 spark coverage for 9/11

“We couldn’t make sense of what was happening that day,” Jennifer Parris, one of the leaders of the Pendulum team covering 9/11 at Elon University, said. “I remember going up to The Pendulum office and regrouping with all of the team like, ‘OK, what do we do now?’ As the university was announcing prayer vigils and meetings and gatherings, we just spread out and tried to cover them the best we could.”

NEWS 9/10/21 7:03am

How the events of 9/11 shaped the U.S. economy

Steve DeLoach, Elon University professor of economics, shares his memories about 9/11 and the effect it had on the New York Stock Exchange, airline and travel industries and the overall economic recovery of the U.S during a period of decline.

NEWS 9/8/21 9:13pm

Elon University faculty panel addresses the aftermath of 9/11, 20 years later

The panel, “20 Years After: The Legacies of 9/11 and the ‘war on terror’” will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the LaRose Digital Theater. Sponsored by the International and Global Studies program and the Political Science and Policy Studies department, faculty will reflect on the legacies of 9/11 two decades later from their professional and personal experiences. 

NEWS 9/2/21 11:47pm

Enrollment and exemptions: complying with Elon University's vaccine mandate

Vaccine exemptions forms rolled into Dean of Students Jana Lynn Patterson’s email when the university declared a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all students. While the university reached 96% of its undergraduate students fully vaccinated, only 307 vaccine exemptions were approved. There’s an additional number that Elon has reached: zero student disenrollments after the vaccine requirement. 


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