Lacey L. Gray Archives

Students and faculty from East Carolina University and other institutions unearthed a pair of marble statues dating to the second or third century A.D. during an archaeological dig in Petra, Jordan this summer. (Contributed photos courtesy Megan Perry and Tom Parker)
Sep 16, 2016
  • Jules Norwood
  • Lacey L. Gray


This summer, East Carolina University students and faculty members helped unearth surprising discoveries while excavating the ancient Nabataean capital city of Petra, Jordan. ECU professor of anthropology Dr. Megan Perry...

Chancellor Cecil Staton and his wife, Catherine, award the Amethyst to Bill Clark.
Apr 11, 2016
  • Jessica Nottingham
  • Lacey L. Gray


East Carolina University welcomed 300 high school juniors to campus Friday, April 8, for hands-on learning in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), as part of the 5th annual...

Shouquan Huo
Apr 04, 2016
  • Lacey L. Gray

Five-year Achievement Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Shouquan Huo, an associate professor of inorganic and organic chemistry, is one of this year’s recipients of the university’s Five-Year Achievement Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity....

ECU student Casey Nolan listens to Maximillian Galvan Rojas, age 14, and Rachel Garrett, age 12 speak about their science project. Both students attend Ayden Middle School. (Photos by Jay Clark)
Mar 31, 2016
  • Lacey L. Gray


This academic year, ECU students are helping foster K-12 student interest in science and increase student confidence, while serving as positive role models. Twice a week, Nina Franklin, a biology...

Mar 24, 2016
  • Lacey L. Gray


Eleven East Carolina University students passed up traditional spring break activities by traveling to Munich, Germany to support local organizations in their humanitarian outreach efforts to refugees and asylum seekers....

Mar 24, 2016
  • Lacey L. Gray


A five-man drum circle welcomed more than 600 audience members to East Carolina University's Wright Auditorium at last night's final 2015-16 Voyages of Discovery lecture. Zonnie Gorman, acclaimed historian of...

Dec 07, 2015
  • Lacey L. Gray


ECU students present at symposium  East Carolina University students presented their research at the annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium Nov. 15 at High Point University. ...

Sep 30, 2015
  • Lacey L. Gray


The rapid rise of the terrorist Islamic State group demonstrates the power of social media, acclaimed author and journalist Peter Bergen told a crowd at East Carolina University Tuesday night....

Underwater explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau visited with East Carolina University students Oct. 1 before delivering the premier lecture for the Voyages of Discovery lecture series on campus. Cousteau urged better management of the Earth's oceans, which make up 75 percent of the planet. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Oct 02, 2014
  • Lacey L. Gray


Renowned underwater explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau urged action to protect endangered ocean resources in a presentation Wednesday, Oct. 1 at East Carolina University. “Marine debris is a global problem with a...

Mar 11, 2014
  • Joy Holster
  • Lacey L. Gray


A new degree program at East Carolina University gives students an edge – and potentially higher salaries – in careers requiring skills in forensic science and crime scene investigation. The...