Sustainability Archives

Feb 22, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray


Stormwater management is a critical part of any city’s infrastructure. Greenville, being true to its name, has taken a “green” approach in this area. In 2020, in addition to pipes...

Jan 09, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Previous work with islanders opens door for researcher to help protect heritage

The turquoise waters surrounding the small island chain that includes Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands hold opportunities for exploring future wind energy projects. But they also hold important archaeological...

Jan 04, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU-led team researches responses to rapid population growth

Dr. Samantha Mosier, associate professor of political science in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, will spend the next year serving as the principal investigator leading a team of 38 people...

Oct 26, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU alumna engages with North Carolina community to create more affordable housing

East Carolina University alumna Catherine Grimm is using her degree to help make an impact on the citizens of one eastern North Carolina community. Grimm, director of planning and economic...

Oct 18, 2023
  • Ken Buday

EPA grant to help ECU prevent pollution, improve health

One person’s trash is another, well, is everybody’s problem. East Carolina University’s Center for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering (CSE3) recognizes that and aims to help companies and manufacturers reduce...

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...

Banner Wetland
Jun 22, 2023
  • Ken Buday


Dressed in a neon orange vest and hard hat, East Carolina University engineering student Ariel Lineberger grabs a shovel, spreading gravel that will be the base of a pool in...

The East Carolina University student-led Apparel and Interior Merchandising Organization's Recycle the Runway featured more than 40 models in pieces from student designers and textile design students.
Apr 26, 2023
  • Hannah Eccleston


Secondhand fashion got its chance in the spotlight when East Carolina University’s Apparel and Interior Merchandising Organization (AIMO) hosted its 19th annual fashion show on April 18. This year's show,...

Apr 25, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Honors students promote fashion sustainability with creation of pop-up thrift shop

A group of Honors College students sought to make fashion more sustainable by creating a pop-up thrift shop on East Carolina University’s campus. “Our group was brought together by a...

Apr 14, 2023
  • Jules Norwood

Earth Week activities celebrate sustainability

Earth Day is April 22, but East Carolina University students and sustainability organizations will celebrate with a full week of events beginning with the Earth Day of Service on Saturday,...