Zvonkovic named Health and Human Performance dean

Dr. Anisa Zvonkovic was named dean of East Carolina University’s College of Health and Human Performance during the ECU Board of Trustees meeting on Friday, Feb. 16. (Photo by University Communications)
Feb 16, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

Zvonkovic named Health and Human Performance dean

Dr. Anisa Zvonkovic was named dean of East Carolina University’s College of Health and Human Performance during the ECU Board of Trustees meeting on Friday, Feb. 16. Zvonkovic comes to...

The members of the ECU Board of Trustees toured the Coastal Studies Institute facility Thursday morning and watched a demonstration of a drone used for mapping shoreline erosion over time. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 16, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

TRUSTEES VISIT COAST

The East Carolina University Board of Trustees ventured outside Greenville for its regular meeting on Feb. 15-16, visiting and touring the Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese. ECU is the administrative...

Students worked in shallow water to document and map the Pappy’s Lane shipwreck.
Jan 31, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

GROUNDED IN HISTORY

With little to go on but fragments of oral history and the scant clues they could glean from a decaying steel hull, a team of East Carolina University maritime studies...

A study of the potential impacts of GenX will test tapwater as well as blood and urine samples from residents exposed to the compound.
Jan 08, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

CONTAMINATION COLLABORATION

Some projects are too important – and cover too many disciplines – for one researcher to tackle alone. That’s why a study of the potential health impacts of GenX on...

Dec 05, 2017
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2017 FALL COMMENCEMENT

John Clark, senior vice president of sales and operations for Fenway Sports Management, will deliver the address at East Carolina University’s Fall Commencement ceremony. The event will take place at...

Nov 10, 2017
  • Jules Norwood

TOP HONOR

Dr. Margaret D. Bauer, professor of literature at East Carolina University and editor of the North Carolina Literary Review, was presented with the state’s top civilian honor, the North Carolina...

Nov 03, 2017
  • Jules Norwood

WORTH THE WAIT

Dr. Maria Torres has remained at East Carolina University for nearly a year since earning her doctorate last December to finish her research project, which has now been published and...

Oct 27, 2017
  • Jules Norwood

Innovation Station

More than two dozen East Carolina University students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Greenville community, have begun an entrepreneurship boot camp called I-Corps to help hone...

Psychiatrist Vivek Anand, right, and research coordinator Janet Benjamin, left, are conducting a study analyzing the brain’s response to smoking imagery.
Sep 28, 2017
  • Jules Norwood

WHY PEOPLE SMOKE

Two years ago, East Carolina University psychiatrist Vivek Anand documented adolescent use of and opinions on electronic cigarettes. Now, he’s pinpointing the mechanisms behind smoking behavior. Anand’s 2015 findings showed...

Dr. Darrell Neufer (from left), Dr. John Thyfault and Dr. Chien-Te Lin examine muscle tissue
Sep 25, 2017
  • Jules Norwood

STATINS IN FOCUS

Millions of people in the U.S. take statins, a class of drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol, reducing the risk of heart disease and other health problems. Now, researchers at East...