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Elon 2013

SURFing in the Enviorment

Whitman: Testing Enzyme Activity Elon junior and environmental studies major, Danielle Whitman, presented her interest in the role enzymes have in our enviroment at today’s Spring Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF). Whitman explored the activity of enzymes in the hyporheic zone of … Continue reading

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SURF Day

Rabiej: Exploring Feminine Shift After two years of research in archived issues of Ladies Home Journal, Mademoiselle, and Redbook magazines, Joanna Rabiej presented her findings on the shift from housewife to career woman to a near capacity audience at Elon’s Spring Undergraduate Research Forum … Continue reading

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Nicholas Volker

Four-year-old, Nicholas Volker, is a medical miracle with a detailed three part article written in the Journal Sentinel describing the past and future of his currently unknown condition. The writing is detailed throughout the passages providing information at a personal level … Continue reading

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Pandora

Using the Music Genome Project,  Pandora, the internet radio station, analyzes music based on artist, genre, or song and creates a playlist based on songs that have similar traits. These traits include melody, harmony, instrumentation, rhythm, vocals, lyrics, and more. Music begins to play instantly, … Continue reading

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The Future of Google

The NPR article Life ‘In The Plex’: The Future of Google provides a promotional and informative description of the new happenings with successful search engine, Google.  The program begins with a 25 second overview providing news of the company’s newly elected … Continue reading

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Brian Williams and Panel say the Darndest things

An event that was highly anticipated throughout the community of Elon proved to be successful and left the crowd with a positive inspirational message especially for students. “When it ultimately comes to what you have to do in the world, … Continue reading

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Ahead of the Game

The question and answer session with Brian Williams was my first experience seeing him speak in person. Being unable to get a ticket yesterday, I watched the convocation online. Despite the wonderful discussion he led, I found the quality of … Continue reading

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