Freshman Mory Diakite engages in a thoughtful conversation with Damion Blake, assistant professor of political science and policy studies, during "The Black Man in America" class.

The Art of Crafting a Mentored CURE

by Buffie Longmire-Avital In my last post, I argued that course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) can be a stepping stone for a student’s path toward mentored undergraduate research, but to yield equitable impact for historically underrepresented minority students (HURMS), CUREs must …

Eric Hall (Elon) and undergraduate researchers

Practices for High Quality Undergraduate Research Mentoring

by Eric Hall Undergraduate research (UR) has been called a high impact practice because of its importance in student engagement and success (Kuh, 2008). To achieve these benefits, high quality mentoring is necessary, however little research has investigated this UR …


Integrating Off-Campus Global Learning with the University Experience

Association of American Colleges and Universities 2018 Meeting | Washington, D.C. | January 25, 2018 | 4:15 – 5:30 PM Speakers: Jessie L. Moore (, Director, Center for Engaged Learning, Elon University Amanda Sturgill, Associate Professor of Communications, Elon University Katia …

January 22, 2018