Crystal Baity Archives

Jan 17, 2019
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JUST MOVE

Some exercise – even in small doses – is better than nothing at all, say East Carolina University researchers and updated guidelines for physical activity from the U.S. Department of...

Jan 15, 2019
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HIGH MARKS

Online programs at East Carolina University have been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.   ECU’s online graduate programs in business, criminal justice,...

Dec 12, 2018
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READY FOR THE NEXT ADVENTURE

As a student, East Carolina University’s Jacqueline “Jackie” Trotta has been part of the beginning of a successful coffee shop that employs people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in her...

ECU’s Mary Tucker-McLaughlin, left, talks with migrant workers about coping with stress during a focus group held at an Edgecombe County farm in September.
Dec 11, 2018
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IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH

Hurricane Florence had made landfall less than two weeks before a group of migrant workers gathered at sunset on an Edgecombe County farm to talk with East Carolina University researchers....

Tommi Galaska leading a group of high school students
Nov 01, 2018
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DANCE DAY

Fifty high school students imagined what it would be like to major in dance on Oct. 26 when East Carolina University’s School of Theatre and Dance held College Dance Day....

Dr. Crystal Chambers, left, meets with doctoral student Hank Bowen to discuss his research project. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Oct 11, 2018
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CARNEGIE FELLOW

An East Carolina University faculty member who has received a 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship will study how students from rural areas across the United States make decisions about college. Dr....

ECU tennis player Diogo Marques engages in a virtual exercise aimed at improving communication skills with a job recruiter. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Oct 03, 2018
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LIFE SKILLS

Today’s student-athletes are more technologically connected than ever before, yet research shows many struggle to initiate difficult conversations. East Carolina University faculty members are joining with American Athletic Conference colleagues...

broken cigarette on a campus bench
Sep 04, 2018
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ECU, Stanford researchers examine U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspections of tobacco sales to minors at pharmacies

A study published today in JAMA Pediatrics by researchers at East Carolina University and Stanford University examined tobacco sales to minors over a five-year period at more than 13,000 pharmacies...

Communication major Kathryn Dawson interned this summer at CBS’ “48 Hours.”
Aug 21, 2018
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BEHIND THE SCENES

Kathryn Dawson contributed to what happens behind the camera as an intern for CBS’ “48 Hours” this summer. The East Carolina University senior is majoring in communication with a focus...

Joseph Morris hiked the Camino de Santaigo trail early this summer .
Aug 20, 2018
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MUSIC TO THE ‘SOLE’

Joseph Morris’ 500-mile, monthlong hike through France and Spain this summer ended with a seven-week internship at the Berlin Opera Academy. Morris, a senior music performance-voice major in the School...