Research Archives

Jul 18, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU researcher wins state venture challenge

Dr. Rukiyah Van Dross-Anderson, professor in East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine, won the second statewide NC Biotech Venture Challenge on June 27. She received $40,000 from the North...

East Carolina University and Peru Special Olympics delegates prep for a 5K event in Greenville on Global Running Day on June 5. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Jul 11, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Pirates, Peruvians build lasting connection

It was easy for Angel Castañeda Vargas, a student at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (Peruvian University of Applied Sciences), to summarize how he felt on East Carolina University’s campus...

Jul 03, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Faculty: Dr. Chandra Speight

Dr. Chandra Speight knew early that she was on a mission to make North Carolina better, but it took a few degrees and living a bit of life to find...

Jul 02, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Economic development program certifies 16 professionals

East Carolina University’s Economic Development Academy certified its largest group with 16 members completing the program this year. The economic development certification provides those in the profession with a competitive...

Jun 24, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Elmore embodies dedication to archives, preservation

An award nominator described Martha Elmore as a consistent mentor, colleague and friend for many archivists. Many is a key word, supported by the fact that Elmore began her service...

Dr. Nathan Hudson, center, explores the exciting fields of molecular biophysics and biomedical physics with undergraduate and graduate students in his research lab. (Contributed photo)
Jun 10, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU students and faculty work to explain blood clot formation and disease

East Carolina University’s Dr. Nathan Hudson is leading research to better understand how blood clots form, what impacts degradation of clots and new ways to attack them to help improve...

Jun 06, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Cancer researcher advances to NCBiotech Venture Challenge finals

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center, a partner of East Carolina University, held its second regional NC Biotech Venture Challenge on May 23. The semifinal pitch competition with teams representing North...

Rose Baker, a second year PhD student in the Rehabilitation Studies program at the College of Allied Health Sciences, is studying how people communicate with older adults. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
May 31, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Student: Rose Baker

Sometimes finding your purpose, and your way to a home you couldn’t have planned for, takes some time. For Rose Baker, a doctoral student in East Carolina University’s College of...

May 30, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Study pairs nursing students with horses to address stress and burnout

East Carolina University College of Nursing students enrolled in third-semester psychiatric and mental health coursework this spring were presented with a unique opportunity: participate in a study on nursing student...

May 23, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU researcher approved for NCInnovation funding for promising melanoma treatment

NCInnovation NCInnovation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation focused on supporting North Carolina public university research that has commercial promise. NCInnovation deploys funding, mentors and support services so that university proofs-of-concept...