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Major gift helps autism center expand services

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 | Comments Off

An anonymous gift of $1 million will enable the Family Autism Center at ECU to increase professional staff and expand services for people with autism in eastern North Carolina.

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High schoolers assist ECU archaeologists in Pitt County

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 | Comments Off

Ten high schoolers sifted through 18th century dirt behind a standing slave cabin in Grimesland this summer, directed by Charles Ewen, professor of anthropology and director of the ECU Phelps Archaeology Laboratory.

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Sperry awarded $300,000 to study protein she discovered

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 | Comments Off

An East Carolina University researcher has been awarded a $300,000 grant to study a cellular protein long overlooked by scientists.

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STEM to STEAM camp links visual arts to technology

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 | Comments Off

ECU's first STEM to STEAM summer camp challenged 25 elementary to high school students to make connections between technology and art.

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Grad students to improve community health

Posted on Jun 10, 2014 | Comments Off

Six ECU graduate students will spend the next year addressing social factors that impact community health – and developing lifelong leadership skills – as members of the North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellowship class.

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Alums fund program for students with disabilities

Posted on Jun 10, 2014 | Comments Off

ECU’s Project STEPP program, which supports students with learning disabilities who aspire to achieve a college education, has received a nearly $950,000 donation from Walter and Marie Williams of Greenville.

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