Tag Archives: freshman

Leadership and the American Presidency Fall Internship

LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. CONNECT. “Spend 15 weeks in the nation’s capital with students from around the country and the world who are just as passionate about making a difference through strong leadership. The intensive and immersive schedule is designed to maximize your time in Washington by combining learning in the classroom with practical internship experience and special events with prominent public

» Read more

New ECU Scholarships Application

ECU has a great new tool for finding scholarships and applying for them. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/universityscholarships/scholarships.cfm   Filling out the “General Scholarship Application” allows you to fill out only ONE application, then the software will alert you when there is an “auto-match” with an existing scholarship.   You can also search for special scholarship by your discipline or through key words, like

» Read more

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Visit http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program/About-the-Program to learn more   The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad. Such international exchange is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. International experience is critically important

» Read more

Rewriting Theatre in the Hispanic Caribbean

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Katherine Ford Department: Foreign Languages and Literatures (Hispanic Studies) Contact Information: fordk@ecu.edu, Bate 3323, 328-6523   Research Description Highlights of Research: I am in the final stages of completing a book project (abstract below). I would be happy to work with a student researcher on this project, asking him/her to help me find and synthesize research

» Read more

Buddhist Holy Land in India and Nepal

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Derek Maher Department: Religious Studies Contact Information: maherd@ecu.edu; 328-5332   Research Description Highlights of Research:  I am at the beginning stages of a 5-7 year research project that will document the Buddhist Holy Land in India and Nepal. I will collaborate with Honors students and others with disciplinary expertise in relevant areas to do field research.

» Read more

Exercise Effects on Cardiovascular and Diabetes Risk Factors

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Damon Swift Department: Kinesiology Contact Information: swiftd@ecu.edu, FITT 107 (building 189)   Research Description Highlights of Research: Our laboratory investigates the effects of exercise training on cardiovascular and diabetes risk factors. We currently have an ongoing American Heart Association funded trial evaluating the combined effects of supervised exercise training in a lab-based setting and increasing physical

» Read more

Mechanisms Underlying Dedifferentiation and Tumorigenesis

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Myon-Hee Lee Department: Medicine Contact Information: leemy@ecu.edu; 252-744-3134   Research Description Highlights of Research:  Dedifferentiation is the reverse developmental process in which differentiated cells with specialized functions revert to a more undifferentiated and multipotent cells. This process is important for replacing a lost stem cell population and has been implicated in the formation of tumor-initiating cells

» Read more

Biochemical Toxicology

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Xiaoping Pan Department: Biology Contact Information: panx@ecu.edu, Room 514 Science & Technology Building   Research Description Highlights of Research:  Our research of Biochemical Toxicology investigates the mode of action of various substances and materials including crude oil/dispersant system, abused drugs, and metallic nanoparticles, and environmental obesogens etc. Experimental organisms include Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) and Rattus

» Read more

Water Quality Monitoring Technology

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Randall Etheridge Department: Engineering and Center for Sustainability Contact Information: etheridgej15@ecu.edu; Slay 204   Research Description Highlights of Research: The research is focused on quantifying the water quality benefits of ecosystem restoration projects or agricultural best management practices to improve their design. The student will be working with data collected using recently developed water quality monitoring

» Read more

Biomechanics of Dance

Faculty Information Teal Darkenwald Department of Dance darkenwaldt@ecu.edu, 328-1193   Research Description Highlights of Research: The student researcher will assist in dance biomechanics research and data collection.   Qualifications Requirements: The student researcher should be proficient in or willing to learn Excel. Class or level of student sought: Any Classification Needed skills: Student should be organized and be willing to

» Read more