ECU News Archives for 2001

January 2001

Chancellor search to continue interviews

ECU plans MLK day activities

ECU study shows sentinel node biopsy effective tool in breast cancer treatment

Chancellor search rejects public visits

Name given to General Classroom Building

Search committee completes work

February 2001

ECU names next chief executive

Chancellor-Elect speaks to faculty and staff

ECU to host public discussion about presidential elections

ECU researcher develops automated reactor

Thomas named interim dean of School of Allied Health Sciences

Darden restaurants foundation makes $100,000 gift to school of Human Environmental Sciences

ECU grants outreach network

March 2001

Kragel Likes Challenge of Being Interim Dean

Founders Day celebration planned for March 8

ECU professor writes book about Burger court

Interim Vice Chancellor named in academic affairs

Budget task force named at ECU

April 2001

Photodynamic therapy offers new hope for cancer patients

Layman earns national association fellow status

Bush visits ECU

May 2001

ECU faculty members honored for teaching

ECU ranks in annual magazine survey

ECU aims for speedier scheduling

Coastal Hazards Conference May 23-25

The Walker Cup at ECU

Reaccredidation study begins at ECU

Faculty officers picked

ECU to award honorary degree

Spring budget discussed

Dean named at Industry and Technology School

ECU faculty members honored for teaching

ECU surgeon receives UNC's highest faculty honor

Spring Commencement 2001

FEMA to participate in ECU hazards conference

ECU picks teacher for outstanding alumni honor

Doctorate approved for School of Nursing

June 2001

Medical student receives Hughes fellowship at NIH

Brody School of Medicine recognized for graduates headed for family medicine

Byrd receives university teaching award

ECu archaeology dig unearths home at Fort Macon

Guitar festival starts June 25

ECU Chemist touts benefits of "Subcritical Water"

July 2001

Hispanics more likely to die in crashes, ECU study shows

Infant boys from Mongolia arrive for heart surgery here

Research shows smoking one cigarette affects heart

Mongolian children doing well after heart surgery

ECU Trustees elect officers

Library receives record $8 million gift

Chancellor Muse arrives

August 2001

Chancellor Muse plans town visits

ECU recognized for distance education

Convocation opens academic year

ECU, Pitt given disability award honor

ECU Telemedicine Center, School for the Deaf link up

ECU emergency medicine ranks highly in research

Fall enrollment sets record

NSF grant provides spectrometer for ECU chemists

ECU begins social work degree in Elizabeth City

September 2001

Task force seeks to curb alcohol abuse

Ribbon Cutting for Student Health Center

ECU professor earns Fulbright to Poland

ECU offers new online exhibit

Tobacco, steamboats focus of Library exhibit

Teacher education receives high ratings

ECU responds to tragedy

ECU's Gemperline earns distinguished professorship

Chancellor reacts to state budget

ECU joins Russia to establish MPA program

Chancellor tours Outer Banks

October 2001

Two incredible decades: 20 years of graduates and 20 years of growth

Attack on America: Shock, horror and prayers for healing follow attacks

ECU Symposium to look at explorer's trek through the carolinas

ECU Psychologist notes sex-related differences

Distinguished professor to discuss "transforming knowledge"

Chancellor tours Carteret

Retention rates surpasses peers

1860s convict ship focus of ECU prof's book

Agromedicine project awarded $3 million

November 2001

Medical center ready if terrorists strike

Hospitalists: A plus for patient care

ECU researcher seeks vaccine for biological warfare agent

December 2001

Trustees endorse changes in student fees

ECU and Craven address teacher shortage

Frail stay well thanks to program

Students named Schweitzer Fellows at medical school

Medical school receives grant for HIV clinic pharmacist

Carotid artery angioplasty offers patients alternative to surgery

Studies to test effectiveness of pain medication for OB/GYN surgeries