Exposure to explosions, your ears and brain damage

WNCT video highlights ECU professor's research

Work by ECU communication sciences and disorders professor Sherri Jones was featured in a WNCT-TV story. Jones is working with military service personnel as part of Operation Re-Entry North Carolina, to investigate connections between exposure to explosions and resultant damage to the brain or inner ear. View video.



Lifelong Learning Program kicks off May 21

A new program focused on serving the over-50 aged population of eastern North Carolina will kick off Saturday with a free program at the Murphy Center on ECU’s campus.

Sponsored by the Continuing Education Program of ECU, the new Lifelong Learning Program will hold its first event at 1 p.m. with Dr. Elliot Engel, a scholar, performer and storyteller, presenting “A Light History of the English Language.” Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.   Read more…


Virtual Early College Program Featured

ECU’s virtual early college program through Second Life 3D technology will appear as the member spotlight in the New Media Consortium episode of the Voice, beginning May 12. Visit NMC at www.nmc.org.

ECU’s Early College Second Life Program is an award-winning program that lets high school students enroll in virtual college classes. Read more on the award…

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ECU recognized for sending graduates into family medicine

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is one of top medical schools in the country for sending graduates into family medicine, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Based on a three-year average for the period ending last October, 18.9 percent of the school’s graduates have entered an accredited family medicine residency program. That ranked ECU second in the country and marked the fifth consecutive year ECU has been ranked in the top 10.
been ranked in the top 10. Read more…


Ed King, left, with O'Neal Construction and Gerry Gable, ECU project management, look over renovation plans on the third floor of Laupus Library. Photo by Cliff Hollis.


RENOVATION: Laupus Library increases study space for users

Drills and dust will give way to more study, counseling and event space in Laupus Library come fall.

The $300,000 renovation, the first since the library moved into the Health Sciences Building in 2006, is a sign of the times for libraries nationwide.  Read more



‘Do something bigger than yourself’

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus urged graduates to do something bigger than themselves through service to others, during East Carolina University’s Spring Commencement May 6. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)  Read more and see slideshow from the commencement service.


Graduates mark end of medical school.

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