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Chancellor Philip Rogers greets East Carolina University employees during lunch on the Main Campus Student Center lawn at University Day on Wednesday.
Sep 21, 2023
  • Crystal Baity


East Carolina University kicked off the new academic year Wednesday with its first University Day celebration. “It’s a time to renew relationships, it’s a time to form new bonds, it’s...

Behzad Zeinolabedini, an East Carolina University engineering graduate student, interned with LS Cable & System USA as part of a unique pollution prevention program through ECU's Center for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering.
Sep 18, 2023
  • Ken Buday


At a large manufacturing plant outside the small town of Tarboro, East Carolina University student Behzad Zeinolabedini looks toward the ceiling. Amid the spooling strands of copper wire that will...

A large group of researchers work at the Abel Beth Maacah excavation site in Israel during the summer. The team was joined by East Carolina University graduate student Madie Elsner who conducted research for her thesis project at the site
Sep 12, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray


This summer, East Carolina University graduate student Madison “Madie” Elsner participated in unique, transformative fieldwork at Tel Abel Beth Maacah, Israel, near the border of Lebanon. Through the three-week, hands-on excavation, Elsner...

East Carolina University students look at a chalkboard of messages during a mental health awareness event in February. (ECU photo by Rhett Butler)
Sep 11, 2023
  • Jules Norwood


Everyone’s journey is different.  East Carolina University offers a wide range of mental health and well-being resources, and now, Campus Recreation and Wellness (CRW) is raising awareness and connecting the...

Dr. Yong Zhu portrait
Sep 07, 2023
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Dr. Yong Zhu

When Yong Zhu attended college, he learned a valuable lesson about the path to success. “I just kept my head down, showed up, kept trying and never gave up on...

Jackquelyn Derritt portrait photo
Sep 06, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Jackquelyn Derritt

East Carolina University’s Jackquelyn Derritt is pursuing a master’s degree in English with the goal of teaching college students one day. She admired her teachers at White Oak High School...

Erin Roberts, left, uses her fingers to demonstrate eye movement desensitization and reprocessing with colleague Jennifer Matthews.
Sep 06, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


Faculty members in East Carolina University’s College of Health and Human Performance are taking a multi-layered approach to trauma-informed education and implementation. This focus stems from a four-year grant of...

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...

This year's Voyages of Discovery Series will feature an accomplished actor and an Olympic gymnast who will address the theme of inspiring hope and healing.
Aug 31, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray


East Carolina University’s Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Voyages of Discovery Series will feature an accomplished actor and an Olympic gymnast who will address the theme of inspiring...

Martina Van Etten, a STEM Summer Immersion Program students from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, spent the summer at East Carolina University studying sablefish.
Aug 30, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


This summer, Martina Van Etten has learned about sablefish, a deep-water species native to the eastern Pacific Ocean, through an internship at East Carolina University. A junior biology major at...