Jules Norwood Archives

Kinsley Tate has completed ECU’s new integrated B.S./M.S. biomedical engineering program.
Dec 12, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

EARLY ADOPTER

Kinsley Tate, one of the first engineering undergraduate students to complete East Carolina University’s integrated bachelor of science/master of science program in biomedical engineering, will join more than 2,200 students...

Dr. Abdel Abdel-Rahman, left, researches the effects of alcohol on cardiac function with doctoral candidate Korin Leffler, center, and lab manager Kui Sun. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Dec 07, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

DRINKING AND YOUR HEART

Alcohol can have significant negative effects on cardiac function, especially in women, according to the research of Dr. Abdel Abdel-Rahman, vice chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in...

Nov 02, 2018
  • Erin Shaw
  • Jules Norwood

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The East Carolina University Board of Trustees approved the university’s tuition and fees for the 2019-2020 academic year during its regular meeting on Friday, Nov. 2. Tuition remains unchanged for...

ECU recycling coordinator Terry Little empties a bin in Bate. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Nov 01, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY

With a flourish of his (digital) pen, East Carolina University Chancellor Cecil Staton has signaled his approval of the newly developed ECU Sustainability Plan, which outlines five-year goals in the...

ECU's Outer Banks Campus
Oct 24, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

COASTAL FOCUS

East Carolina University has renewed its commitment to coastal science by creating a new academic unit called Integrated Coastal Programs, which encompasses the Department of Coastal Studies and the Coastal...

Oct 16, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

PLACE YOUR BETS

A new report using data from the Life, Liberty, and Happiness survey conducted by East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research confirms that many Americans support legalized gambling on professional sports. Earlier...

Kay Boyd
Oct 02, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

STUDENT SERVICE

When Kay Boyd started working at East Carolina University in September 1973, Mendenhall Student Center wasn’t even quite complete. Her first job was answering calls at the switchboard, where the...

Entrance to East Carolina Universityh
Sep 25, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

RAISE ME

East Carolina University has a new tool to use in its effort to help students earn a college degree. RaiseMe is a platform through which high school and community college...

Holly Pittard, second-year Brody School of Medicine student, unloads water from an SUV at the Walter B. Jones Center in Pitt County. (ECU Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Sep 19, 2018
  • Jules Norwood
  • Rob Spahr

UNDAUNTED

Hurricane Florence made a sharp left turn as it made landfall in southeastern North Carolina, sparing Greenville from the worst of its fury. Now, Pirates are responding, banding together to...

ECU Collegiate Recovery Community Coordinator Jarmichael Harris and Ashton Fisher sort through items donated to the Purple Pantry while stocking the shelves at the Center for Counseling and Student Development. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Sep 05, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

PURPLE PANTRY

College students have plenty to stress about — from exams and grades to their futures and the minefield of social life on campus. One stress they don’t need is wondering...