Lacey L. Gray Archives

Feb 19, 2024
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ECU’s University Writing Center, celebrating 40 years of writing excellence

This year marks the 40th anniversary of East Carolina University’s University Writing Center, a free resource that has helped countless students, faculty, staff and community members become better writers in...

Jan 24, 2024
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ECU faculty, local business increase students’ scientific knowledge

An East Carolina University faculty member is collaborating with the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Greenville and its A Time for Science initiative to design and evaluate learning...

Jan 23, 2024
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Retired athlete and U.S. Olympic gold and silver medal-winning gymnast Laurie Hernandez visited East Carolina University on Jan. 18 to share messages of acceptance, positivity and mental health advocacy with...

Jan 10, 2024
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Olympic medal-winning gymnast to visit ECU through Voyages Series

East Carolina University’s Voyages of Discovery Series will host a public event, “I’ve Got This,” featuring Laurie Hernandez, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Main Campus Student Center...

Jan 04, 2024
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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...

Ashish Sharma and his wife Nidhi have both persevered through tough times. This fall, Ashish joins his wife as a Pirate alumnus, earning two graduate degrees from ECU. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Dec 10, 2023
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Ashish Sharma, Quantitative Economics & Econometrics, Data Science

STATISTICS Name: Ashish Sharma College: Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences; College of Engineering and Technology Majors: M.S. in Quantitative Economics and Econometrics; M.S. in Data Science Age: 38...

Nov 21, 2023
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Rivaling pre-pandemic numbers with an audience of nearly 1,000 people, East Carolina University proudly welcomed actor, director, producer, triathlete and mental health advocate Sean Astin to campus on Nov. 16...

Learning assistant Matt Downing works with Tara Hodgkinson, left, and Macy Haddock during a biology lab in the Science and Technology Building. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Nov 08, 2023
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In a lab in the Science and Technology Building at East Carolina University, packed with students, fragile supplies and mysteriously marked cabinets and doors, the principles of biology laboratory may...

Dr. Michelle L. Malkin, assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology, was awarded funding to establish and direct the Gambling Research and Policy Initiative. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Nov 02, 2023
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Dr. Michelle L. Malkin, East Carolina University assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology, is the director of a new Gambling Research and Policy Initiative (GRPI), which will assist in...

Oct 30, 2023
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Sociology professor contributes leadership, expertise to National Science Foundation

East Carolina University sociology professor, Dr. Mamadi Corra recently was selected as a rotator in the Division of Social and Economic Sciences at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Washington, D.C.,...