ECU goes green for second consecutive year

East Carolina University will go green again this winter break in a utilities setback plan that saved the university more than $50,000 last year. While ECU Physicians clinics will re-open for patients Dec. 27, most of the university will shut down Dec. 22 through Jan. 1 as part of a holiday plan to allow employees a longer break and help …

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A Resolution for Smarter Research

With the New Year getting closer by the day, it’s time to start making resolutions. Maybe you want to spend more time volunteering, take a trip or sharpen your cooking skills. And then there’s the old standard: get in shape! While Laupus Library can’t help you drop those last five pounds, we are here to …

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Giving Back and Celebrating Life

The Department of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology Division held their annual Patient/Family Holiday Celebration on Dec. 3 at the Brody School of Medicine. This year, more than 175 family members of children diagnosed with cancer, sickle cell disease, hemophilia and other chronic blood disorders attended the event. This occasion gives families of newly diagnosed patients the opportunity to …

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It’s not too late! Get yours today*

* Information taken from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website: www.cdc.gov. Did you get your flu vaccine?  Sure, it’s December, but there’s still time to get it! Vaccination before December is best since this timing ensures that protective antibodies are in place before flu activity is typically at its highest. However, flu season can last as …

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The shiny new learning tool under our tree

The first few weeks of the holiday season are often the most hectic – fighting the crowds while gift shopping, scrambling to confirm travel plans and trying to slow down time to complete end-of-year work obligations. But here on the Health Sciences campus, another December tradition occupies our time before we even begin to think …

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