Category: News

Davarion David, center, and Brittany Hoyt, assistant director at the Pirate Academic Success Center, talk to a summer school student about what the center has to offer while passing out popsicles on the mall Thursday. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Jun 22, 2018
  • Doug Boyd

Category: News

Students and their families didn’t just receive some popsicles to help cool down at orientation this week. They also got assurances that if they can’t seem to hit their stride...

Dr. Kym Gowdy has received a $2.5 million grant to study the effect of pollution on the immune system. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Jun 21, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

Category: News

Ground-level air pollution can cause a variety of health problems, and East Carolina University’s Dr. Kym Gowdy is taking a closer look at how and why. Her work, for which...

Skateboards made by ECU students in the School of Art and Design rest on a wall.
Jun 20, 2018
  • Crystal Baity

Category: News

Camille Young’s four cousins will receive skateboards as Christmas presents – all made by her in a Summer Session 1 class in East Carolina University’s School of Art and Design....

Dr. Motaleb views the bacteria that cause Lyme disease through a microscope
Jun 08, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

Category: News

Researchers at East Carolina University, with funding from the National Institutes of Health, have declared open season on the bacteria that cause Lyme disease. While rarely fatal, Lyme disease can...

ECU Chancellor Cecil Staton, along with presidents and representatives from 14 eastern North Carolina community colleges, signed a co-admission agreement during a ceremony on June 5. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Jun 06, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

Category: News

East Carolina University and 14 community colleges in the surrounding region have signed a co-admission agreement designed to improve transfer student access and success through a collaborative degree completion program....

Jun 04, 2018
  • University Communications
  • Vidant Health Communications

Category: News

ECU and Vidant Health are partnering to create two senior faculty positions in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine. The positions are being funded...

Allison Mills puts headphones on Garrett Lamm as she prepares him for a free hearing screening. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Jun 01, 2018
  • Rich Klindworth
  • Rob Spahr

Category: News

The ECU College of Allied Health Sciences’ Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic wanted to do more than simply raise awareness about hearing and speech problems during Better Hearing and Speech Month...

May 30, 2018
  • Crystal Baity

Category: News

East Carolina University has been named a top university for international students in an inaugural list released on May 30. ECU is one of 181 public and private national universities...

From left, Morgan Watkins, Dr. Tarek Abdel-Salam (advisor), Andrew Grena, Jameson Morris and Evan Diener (sitting). Not pictured: Tanner Guin. (Contributed photos)
May 25, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

Category: News

Five College of Engineering and Technology students recently competed and won third place in the 2018 Human Exploration Rover Challenge. The April event, which was held in Huntsville, Alabama, was...

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

Category: News

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...