Library News Archives

Oct 05, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman
  • Ronnie Woodward


East Carolina University faculty members Joseph Lee, Jamie Bloss and Leslie Cofie are building on past successes to serve on a new inter-institutional research team focused on advancing health equity...

East Carolina University Air Force ROTC cadets look at photos in a case in the library exhibition “75 Years of Detachment 600: East Carolina’s Air Force ROTC.”
Sep 26, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


From the vision and support of then-East Carolina Teachers College president John Messick in the 1940s to current cadets and commander Lt. Col. William Dye, who is East Carolina University...

Grover Truslow talks to East Carolina University football teammates about the helmet he wore in the 1970 ECU-Marshall game. ECU and Marshall play this weekend at 4 p.m. at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Sep 06, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


The rivalry between East Carolina University and Marshall University is unlike any other in college football. There is a solid foundation of respect and an unfortunate link to tragedy through...

A game program from Oct. 26, 1935, is displayed along with other artifacts for the “No Quarter: The History of East Carolina Football and Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium” exhibition.
Jul 26, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


The contract for the first paid East Carolina University head football coach was signed in 1934 on the back of a postcard. ECU’s only undefeated season was a 7-0 record...

Jun 08, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Memorial exhibit for longtime library employee showcases ship plan

When Joe Barricella looks at the Ralph L. Scott Memorial Exhibit located on the first floor of East Carolina University’s main campus library, many thoughts surface. One of them is...

Roger Russell, associate director of Laupus Library, and Jamie Bloss, library associate professor and Laupus liaison librarian, partnered to lead a grant to improve digital literacy and broadband access for migrant farmworkers.
May 31, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


A librarian-led research project funded by a nearly $750,000 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant will assess migrant and seasonal farmworkers’ literacy and access to broadband service...

East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine first-year dental student Haley Debnam tries out virtual reality equipment during class as she and her classmates learn the anatomy of the brain, head and neck.
Mar 23, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens


The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine is integrating virtual reality into its curriculum across all four years to build confidence in future dentists — and ease dental anxiety...

Mar 16, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Event, programs celebrate International Women’s Day

An International Women’s Day celebration at East Carolina University on Tuesday provided an array of programming options for attendees, including a film screening of “The Seeds of Vandana Shiva” and...

Feb 14, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

Laupus Health Sciences Library observes Love Data Week

Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University is observing Love Data Week, which is highlighted by topics ranging from ethical considerations for data collection to developing a data dictionary....

Feb 10, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Faculty honored for authorship, promoting student affordability

The process of authoring or editing a book was rewarded, along with faculty use of free course materials to benefit student affordability, during an awards ceremony Wednesday at the East...