Imagine being just 9-years old and floating on a raft with five men through rough seas- just for a chance at freedom. Now, Morales is an aspiring doctor- hoping to use his dental degree to treat patients in poor and under served communities in North Carolina – a mission of ECU’s Dental School.
Archaeologists searching for real-life pirates of the Caribbean stumbled on a mysterious shipwreck in 2011. Now after years of historical detective work, they know what they discovered. The Encarnación is one of about 16 Spanish shipwrecks discovered in the Americas, says Jennifer McKinnon, a maritime archaeologist at East Carolina University who is not involved in the study.
The recession came and went, but the cuts to higher education stayed. Spending per student remains below—in some cases well below—pre-recession levels in 47 states, reflecting years of cuts to public colleges and universities that have yet to be undone, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities notes in a new report.
A University of Virginia associate dean of students filed a multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine Tuesday, alleging that it portrayed her as callous and indifferent to allegations of sexual assault on campus and made her the university’s “chief villain” in a now-debunked article about a fraternity gang rape.