Matt Smith Archives

Nov 09, 2020
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East Carolina University’s annual economic impact across the state exceeds more than $2.5 billion, a 2019 study led by a team of Pirate researchers found. In total, the university supports...

Oct 19, 2020
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Ask any group of football fans what triggers their gridiron passion and they’ll point to a specific memory. It may be the first morning of crisp fall air after a...

Oct 13, 2020
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A nearly $1.5 million grant awarded to an East Carolina University research team by the National Science Foundation combines science and economic policy to support eastern North Carolina’s environment, farmers...

Oct 12, 2020
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An East Carolina University associate professor will serve as the director of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Engineering of Biomedical Systems program, shaping the way the foundation funds biomedical engineering...

Oct 06, 2020
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For the most up-to-date information on Intersect East investments and project completion date, visit the East Carolina Research and Innovation Campus. East Carolina University’s former warehouse district received a new...

Sep 30, 2020
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An East Carolina University faculty member’s latest patent may change the way Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is treated, leading to more effective care over a longer period of time for...

Sep 21, 2020
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East Carolina University and 18 of its Pirate Promise community college collaborators have been selected as partners for the new United States Naval Community College (USNCC) effort. The joint effort...

Aug 20, 2020
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ECU postdoc Hale receives NIH fellowship

East Carolina University postdoctoral scholar Benjamin Hale received a prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health, the organization announced this month....

Aug 19, 2020
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Innovation LLC welcomes new members

The next cohort of East Carolina University’s newest trailblazers kicked off their first week as Pirates as the Innovation Living Learning Community (LLC) welcomed 15 new members to its 2024...

Aug 14, 2020
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ECU associate professor elected to National Academy of Inventors Senior Members class

An East Carolina University associate professor was elected to the National Academy of Inventors 2020 Senior Members class, the organization announced Aug. 11. The College of Health and Human Performance’s...