Research Archives

Researchers examine a baby during an appointment on campus as part of prenatal exercise research at East Carolina University. (ECU News Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Apr 17, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

NIH grant supports additional baby metabolism research

A five-year, $2.5 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help East Carolina University faculty members continue research on ways to curb generational obesity. The project, led...

Dr. Jan Lewis takes notes as ECU College of Nursing faculty discuss the implementation of artificial intelligence into ECU’s academic and administrative activities. (ECU photos)
Apr 11, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel
  • Ronnie Woodward

ECU academic community studies AI integration into university operations

East Carolina University has embarked on a groundbreaking study to determine how institutions of higher education can incorporate artificial intelligence into teaching, research and administrative activities to keep pace with...

Apr 11, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU researchers will help build resiliency among small and underserved farms

East Carolina University is extending the reach of its impact through a multi-institutional project funded by the National Science Foundation’s Regional Innovation Engines program. The $1 million grant-funded project, called...

Apr 09, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Researchers celebrate impactful work

East Carolina University held its annual Research and Scholarship Awards Ceremony April 2. The event recognizes excellence among researchers, scholars and inventors at ECU – those whose activities have a...

Apr 09, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Accomplished researcher finds success in work with students

Dr. Xiaoping Pan, professor in the Department of Biology at East Carolina University, is this year’s recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activity. The...

Apr 08, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Host ECU enhancing Coast Guard Auxiliary collection

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary records manuscript collection spans nearly 350 cubic feet and includes more than 900 boxes in the basement level of the East Carolina University main campus...

Apr 05, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Felicia Branch

Felicia Branch, a Brody School of Medicine student, has seen the impact that representation and diversity have on patient experiences. Before entering medical school, Branch worked as a technologist in...

Apr 03, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Exchanging ideas in Peru through sports

Faculty, students and alumni from East Carolina University traveled to Peru in March, embracing a unique opportunity to impact people with and without intellectual disabilities as part of the 2024...

Mar 12, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Delivering Specialized Training

Committed to expanding educational opportunities to meet the needs of all learners, East Carolina University and the Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) are joining forces to provide specialized training...

East Carolina soccer players participate in shooting tests, while wearing GPS tracking vests, as College of Health and Human Performance undergraduate research assistant Lauren McCurdy watches and records data. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Mar 11, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward


Research and sports science have taken Taylor Kinney from studying shoulder biomechanics at a baseball pitching lab in Omaha, Nebraska, and presenting at the 2023 Major League Baseball winter meetings...