Report analyzes relationship between workers, artificial intelligence in workplaces

By Christina Elias Recent research has revealed what many current employees and students think about the emerging role of technology – particularly artificial intelligence – in many fields and the impact it will have on job training and skills in the future. The report, published by the Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the … Continue reading Report analyzes relationship between workers, artificial intelligence in workplaces

Recent Elon Poll survey finds support for Trump dwindling among North Carolina voters near 100-day mark

By Christina Elias As the end of President Donald J. Trump’s first 100 days in office comes to a close, news media and pollsters are increasingly focusing on his historically low favorability ratings. Since he won North Carolina in the November general election, his ratings among the state’s constituents have fallen, according to a new … Continue reading Recent Elon Poll survey finds support for Trump dwindling among North Carolina voters near 100-day mark

Elon University alumnus offers hopeful future to communications students

By Christina Elias For Al Drago, Trying out different majors questioning his path in life was never a part of Al Drago's college experience when he attended Elon University from 2011 to 2015. He considers himself "lucky" in the journalism world because he has known what he wanted to do since he was 16: take pictures. … Continue reading Elon University alumnus offers hopeful future to communications students

LIVE BLOG: Daniel Gilbert delivers Elon’s Spring Convocation

By Christina Elias Daniel Gilbert is the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. His TED Talk, "The Science of Happiness," is one of the most popular on the TED website. Gilbert is also the author of The New York Times bestseller "Stumbling on Happiness." The following are live updates from Alumni Gym, where Gilbert … Continue reading LIVE BLOG: Daniel Gilbert delivers Elon’s Spring Convocation

Artist-turned-journalist uses drawings for political dissent, capturing stories

By Christina Elias For artist and journalist Molly Crabapple, art has given her a voice in a world overloaded with messages from all directions. Crabapple spoke at Elon University Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. in the LaRose Digital Theatre in Koury Business Center.  During her presentation, “The Connection Between Art and Politics,” she touched on … Continue reading Artist-turned-journalist uses drawings for political dissent, capturing stories

Journalist warns of dangers, bleak future of little-known sand industry

Multimedia reporting by Christina Elias Freelance journalist Vince Beiser has been traveling the world and dodging mafias on a mission to find sand. During his visit to Elon University Feb. 27, he spoke to students about the investigative work he's been doing in various parts of the world to uncover the mega-industry that has been … Continue reading Journalist warns of dangers, bleak future of little-known sand industry

High turnout, diverse crowd at mosque prayer vigil

Dozens from Burlington area attend to support Muslim community By Christina Elias People from throughout the Burlington area gathered at 7 p.m. Thursday night to participate in a prayer vigil at the local masjid, where attendees formed a circle around the mosque, holding votive candles to light up the chilly night. Before the vigil began, … Continue reading High turnout, diverse crowd at mosque prayer vigil

The end is near: Symposium unpacks origins of apocalyptic thought

By Christina Elias Getting together to discuss the end of the world might not seem like the ideal way to spend a weekend for most people, but for those on Elon University’s campus next week, that’s one of their options. The Elon Center for the Study of Religion, Culture and Society (CSRCS) is sponsoring a … Continue reading The end is near: Symposium unpacks origins of apocalyptic thought

Michelle Obama focuses on the future at NC State rally

By Christina Elias RALEIGH, N.C. – During First Lady Michelle Obama’s Tuesday rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Obama spoke about the importance of the 2016 presidential election and how key issues will unfold over the course of the next presidency. Obama spoke at Reynolds Coliseum at North Carolina State University after delivering remarks in … Continue reading Michelle Obama focuses on the future at NC State rally