Only One Ahoskie

There are towns named Centerville in 45 states, Fairview in 43 and Franklin in 42 states. As it is common for most town names to be repeated all over the United States, such is not the case for Ahoskie, North Carolina. Its nickname is “The Only One” because no other town in the USA, much …

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Statista: A researcher’s new best friend

Gone are the days of scaling the library shelves for that one last citation to complete your midterm paper. The Laupus Library is now home to Statista, a new information database that’s already done the legwork for you. Procrastinators and diligent students alike can breathe a sigh of relief: each footnote, data byte or statistic …

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Nurses headed back to school

A recent story in the New York Times noted that many hospitals around the country have started to require that their nurses have at least a bachelor’s degree in nursing. More stringent hiring requirements have contributed to a surge in enrollment at four-year colleges, particularly those with RN to BSN programs. In recent years, ECU …

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