Category: featured

Tom Braswell, interim director of the Wellington B. Gray Gallery, hangs a piece of art in a new exhibit opening May 23. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
May 17, 2018
  • Crystal Baity

ART IN MEMORIAM

A new exhibit at East Carolina University will feature the work of faculty going back to the early days of the School of Art and Design. The exhibit, “110 Years...

Mackenzie Dolecheck sits at her desk in personal finance class
May 16, 2018
  • Rich Klindworth

DOLLARS AND SENSE

Mark Weitzel has been teaching East Carolina University students how to manage their personal finances for almost 20 years. For more than a decade, he has partnered with fellow College...

Dr. Lisa Callahan delivered the convocation address at Brody School of Medicine’s graduation on Saturday.
May 08, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

BRODY ALUMNA RETURNS TO ECU

Dr. Lisa Callahan’s life has not played out according to plan. But that’s only because she is not a fan of planning. Instead, Callahan – a 1983 East Carolina University...

May 05, 2018
  • Crystal Baity
  • Jules Norwood

THE BUSINESS OF SUCCESS

Fireworks flew and tassels turned on a beautiful spring night in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium as 5,479 students graduated from East Carolina University on May 4. The fireworks capped off a new...

Mar 23, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

BUILDING HEALTHIER FAMILIES

Annie Andrews’s doctor said she needed to lose weight, but that wasn’t a simple request for the Parmele resident. “Some of the ingredients I needed (for healthier recipes), I couldn’t...

Students of the Innovation Early College High School will attend class in the Brewster building.
Mar 23, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

INNOVATIVE APPROACH

During its meeting today in Wilmington, the UNC Board of Governors approved the establishment of the Innovation Early College High School, a collaboration between East Carolina University and Pitt County...

Dr. Phil Boyer speaks to the Brody School of Medicine Class of 2018.
Mar 19, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

STRING OF PEARLS

Each year, on the eve of finding out where they matched for their residency training, graduating medical students at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine select a group of their professors...

Mar 06, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

FUNDING FOR RESEARCH OF RARE DISEASE

Researchers at East Carolina University have received more than $840,000 in grant funding since June to continue their studies of a rare disease that can lead to a fatal form...

An ECU social work graduate student participates in a Mursion lab simulation exercise.
Mar 01, 2018
  • Crystal Baity

LIFE-LIKE THERAPY

East Carolina University social work students are using a virtual environment to talk with life-like teenagers about their parents’ drug use. The ECU School of Social Work has teamed with...

Research by Dr. Jitka Virag, an associate professor in the Department of Physiology at the Brody School of Medicine at ECU.
Feb 27, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

STAT MADNESS

Imagine that someone suffering from a heart attack could have their life saved by the administration of a protein instead of having to undergo a stent placement or heart transplant...