Latest Elon University Stories

2014-05-13 23:15:09

Advanced Medical Recognized as a Silver Level Sponsor at the Duke DPT Career Fair Port Orange, FL (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Advanced Medical (http://www.advanced-medical.net), a leading provider of travel therapy services nationwide, recently took part in the 8th annual Duke DPT career fair. The event was held in the University Ballroom of the Hilton Durham hotel. DPT students from neighboring Elon University also attended the gathering. Advanced Medical was on hand for the 5th time and was...

2013-09-26 23:35:28

SVP Marketing, Erika Mangrum Of Okyanos Heart Institute, Selected To Serve As New Venture Planning Mentor For Elon University Students. Entrepreneurship Program Pairs Student-Led Venture Planning With Experienced Corporate Executives In A Softer “Shark Tank” Format FREEPORT, The Bahamas (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Matt Feshbach, ceo of Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using...

Millennials And Their Hyperconnected Lives: Pew
2012-03-01 10:52:05

New data collected by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, in conjunction with Elon University´s Imagining the Internet Center, suggest that Millennials -- the ever-connected generation -- “will benefit and suffer due to their hyperconnected lives.” Those born between 1981 and 2000 have such a “thirst for instant gratification and quick fixes” that they are at risk of making poor life decisions based on findings from Google searches or text messages...

2011-12-02 08:00:00

The Elon iMedia program is asking iMedia prospective students to tweet how the iMedia program will shift their career in new directions. Beginning December 1, 2011, eligible contestants will be considered for the scholarships by drafting a single tweet of 140 characters or less to Elonâs iMedia Twitter handle @EloniMedia, including the hashtag #shiftimedia. Two $3,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winners on March 27, 2012. Elon, N.C. (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Elon...

2010-02-20 07:20:00

Results released on Friday from an online survey of 895 Web surfers and experts, revealed that more than 75 percent believe the Internet will make people smarter within the next decade. The survey, conducted by the Imagining the Internet Center at Elon University in North Carolina and the Pew Internet and American Life project, revealed that most of participants also feel the Internet would improve reading and writing skills within that time too. Janna Anderson, director of the Imagining...

2009-03-29 18:27:24

Matt Matheny, a longtime Davidson assistant, has been named men's basketball coach at Elon University in North Carolina. We were looking for a leader with integrity, character and enthusiasm, Elon Athletic Director Dave Blank said. We were looking for someone that is committed to the importance of the co-existence of athletic and academic excellence, who has been in that environment and would understand what we need to do here at Elon University to maintain integrity in both areas. We landed...

2008-07-15 18:00:36

By J. BRIAN EWING GREENSBORO -- Elon University School of Law announced Monday the founding dean is stepping down. Dean Leary Davis cited ongoing health problems for leaving the post. He intends to remain on staff as a professor. Davis recently has had vascular problems. Surgery to remove a blood clot kept him out of work for nearly two months earlier this year. Afterward his wife asked him to slow down. "And I'm constitutionally opposed to that as dean," Davis said. Davis was named...

2008-07-02 15:00:42

By Staff Reports The degrees Elon University School of Law graduates receive now will carry a little more weight. The school recently was granted provisional accreditation by the American Bar Association. The school meets the associations requirements for faculty, facilities, funding, library and admissions. This means that law school grads are eligible to take bar exams in any U.S. jurisdiction and may practice professionally with full rights after passing the bar. "This milestone...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'