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Design Your Life, Solve Wicked World Problems: HNRS 2000

Although it’s been a long day of classes, the energy of ambitious Honors College freshmen crackles through the animated conversation sparking across the Gateway Sounds assembly hall. The students are sharing the progress and impact they’ve experienced during HNRS 2000, the freshman-year Honors colloquium. In this course, students partner with local organizations to solve a “wicked” world problem that aligns […]

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ECU Honors Alumna Hikes Appalachian Trail, Raises Over $2300 for Charity

ECU Honors alumna Kelly Kerschner (’14) graduated with a BS in Public Health Studies and a minor in Biology. She then completed a post-baccalaureate program in medical laboratory science in Charlotte in 2015. Kelly is currently employed as a traveling medical laboratory scientist at a clinic on an Indian reservation in Oregon. I’ve spent some time trying hard to figure […]

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Research Presentation Opportunities

National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) April 10-13, 2019  Abstract submissions: Now-Tuesday Dec. 4, 2019.   ECU’s Research and Creative Achievement Week (RCAW) April 1-8, 2019 (undergraduate day Wed. April 3). submissions : January 7–February 1, 2019.    This is the university-wide symposium for undergraduate, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. It is a judged symposium with awards for the […]

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The EuroScholars Program is especially designed for students from US and Canadian institutions who are interested in discovering their potential for a research career. EuroScholars offers unique opportunities to spend 1 or 2 semesters as a junior researcher at one of the top European research institutions. Supervision will be provided by academic staff, working on and/or responsible for the Research Project. The […]

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Yale Summer Institute in Bioethics

The Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics at Yale offers innovative bioethics programs ranging from 1 day to 7 weeks. Programs are designed for professionals and students from a wide array of disciplines.  Accepting registrations/applications now; early bird rates available. Foundations of Bioethics (4-day Program – June 11-14, 2019) Intended for students & professionals who are interested in ethics relating to medicine, […]

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