News Archives

Nov 20, 1996
  • ECU News Services

ECU librarian calls for freedom on web

Gene D. Lanier, a library studies professor and outspoken opponent of literary censorship, is taking a stand against those who want to build road blocks on the information highway. “When...

Nov 20, 1996
  • ECU News Services

ECU shows field station during “Swan Days”

East Carolina University’s Field Station for Coastal Studies at Lake Mattamuskeet will take part in the National Wildlife Refuge’s popular Swan Days program, Dec. 7 - 8. The program at...

Nov 02, 1996
  • ECU News Services

Cupola replica offers link to ECU’s heritage

East Carolina University dedicated on Saturday (Nov. 2) its new campus landmark -- the replica of the Old Austin Cupola. The new cupola is a double-size version of the domed...

Oct 29, 1996
  • ECU News Services

ECU signs pact with Osaka University

One of Japan's leading universities for preparing school teachers has signed an exchange pact with East Carolina University, opening the way for student and faculty exchanges at both campuses. Shigemitsu...

Oct 23, 1996
  • ECU News Services

ECU geologists concerned about storm water management

Heavy rains that flooded streets in Greenville recently should alert people to the need for improved planning for storm water management, says a group of East Carolina University geologists. Professors...

Oct 16, 1996
  • ECU News Services

Former ECU News Bureau chief dies

William A. Shires, a former newspaper correspondent, columnist and the director of the East Carolina University News Bureau for 22 years, died early Tuesday (Oct. 15, 1996) at Pitt County...

Oct 16, 1996
  • ECU News Services

ECU Faculty Senate meets

The Faculty Senate gave its approval on Tuesday to a new and expanded calendar for ECU and also approved a listing of “features” for a system that reviews the performance...

Oct 02, 1996
  • ECU News Services

Chalkboards for the 21st century

A click of the computer keyboard fills the movie screen with words and images from Elizabeth Rylan’s computer. “Falling Water,” says the title on the screen. The presentation is about...

Sep 25, 1996
  • ECU News Services

ECU holds first Civil War Symposium

The First Annual East Carolina University Civil War Symposium, Oct. 11 - 13, will focus attention on eastern North Carolina’s involvement in the War Between States. To be held on...

Sep 19, 1996
  • ECU News Services

ECU names writer and teacher as distinguished professor

Dr. Peter Makuck, a 20-year veteran of the East Carolina University English Department and the author of seven books, has been named a distinguished professor by ECU's College of Arts...