ECU News Archives for 2006

January 2006

ECU to mark MLK day with Tutu lecture, volunteerism

UNC Semester in Washington welcomed four ECU students

Four projects receive $275,500 in Brody Brothers research grants

Finnish University Leaders visit ECU

Eastern AHEC receives $326,713 from Duke Endowment for school mental health project

Event focuses on causes, cure of obesity in African-Americans

NSF grants enable ECU to study Katrina's economic impact

Programs receive $555,000 from Golden LEAF

February 2006

Statewide project aims to improve care for heart-attack patients

Ewen edits book, pens chapter on the archaeology of piracy

Anthropologist studies views of law, justice in China

ECU community celebrates the life of Coretta Scott King

National expert on obesity to speak Friday at ECU

ECU surgeon to discuss experiences as Army physician in Iraq

ECU's Alligood receives Leadership in Nursing Research Award

ECU summer camp offers youth hands-on science lessons

ECU surgeon elected to leadership post in Society of Thoracic Surgery

March 2006

ECU relaunches yearbook

ECU holds Youth Arts Festival

Medical student, Schweitzer fellow to speak at Carter Center in Atlanta

Match Day this Thursday for ECU medical students

Medical education will be the topic of ECU lecture

Sen. Richard Burr, ECU Chancellor Steve Ballard to announce diabetes grant

Students succeed at annual Match Day

ECU receives grant to study effect of surgery on diabetes

Hamstring Hustle 5K race set for Sunday, April 2

Service honors ECU military and veterans

Clement Hall residents return to rooms

ECU breaks ground on new athletic complex

Joyner Library Special Collections opens centennial exhibit series

ECU Army ROTC cadets get lesson in historical weapons

East Carolina Heart Institute moves one step closer

ECU medical school climbs in annual U.S. News magazine rankings

April 2006

ECU taps new chairman of emergency medicine

ECU researchers study interactive video games

Poison frogs subject of ECU biologist's NSF grant

ECU's School of Music announces new director

ECU professors show magazine ads send different health messages

Andrews assumes new role in the School of Nursing

Students meet with international nuclear experts

Professor donates literature of the fantastic collection to Joyner library

Golf tournament to raise funds to benefit ECU transplant surgery program

Professor selected for academic fellowship in Israel

ECU geographer to study latino migration with NSF grant

Chernobyl tragedy, lessons remembered in Ukraine


Silent, stunning Chernobyl stirs emotions for ECU group

Garrie Moore to step down as head of student life

May 2006

Jarvis medal awarded to Dr. Andrew Best

ECU graduates 3,000

ECU economist aims to clarify food stamps, obesity link

ECU summer study abroad program begins

University wide awards recognize faculty for outstanding teaching

Student arrested on arson charge

ECU nursing instructor receives university-wide teaching award

Congressman Butterfield to hold Health Awareness Day on June 1 at ECU

Congressman Butterfield holds Health Awareness Day at ECU

Study examines hurricanes and coastal ecosystems

ECU goes greener with ethanol, gasoline mixture

June 2006

Partnership brings college biology to high school

Grant enables biologist to study spiders, millipedes

ECU camps allow sick children to just be kids

Pirate ISP Radio Network Adds FM Flagship For Football

Scholarship honors ECU alumnus

ECU students rediscovers rare millpede

TEDI BEAR Center receives grant topping $700,000

Student midwives integrate technology with care through award given to ECU nurse faculty

ECU researchers study effects of "Daily Show"

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust funds ECU health sciences projects

July 2006

PCMH named a top endocrinology hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Nurse-midwifery program receives 10-year accreditation

Rigsby receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Keith LeClair, Former ECU Baseball Coach, Dies After Extended Illness

ECU awards $610,000 for faculty research

Two ECU nurses earn 'Great 100' designation

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors listing

Plans announced for ECU Physicians

ECU physicist measures acoustics of famous violins

August 2006

ECU Physicians opens Pediatric Specialty Care

Doctoral student receives award for audiology research

Local 'Champions of Change in Medicine' recognized

Grant bolsters scholarship for ECU librarian program

Annual white coat ceremony scheduled for Aug. 11

Boyer names director of ECU library services

NCLR 2006 features children's literature

ECU welcomes students to campus

ECU professor pens book about black health, food choice

ECU Chemist receives Harriot College honor

Krupa appointed honorary U.S. Navy nurse

Plan sets goals to reduce obesity in county, state

September 2006

Soldier's autobiography provides historical insights

ECU Reduces petroleum consumption on campus

ECU host Third Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming

Grant of $800,000 to help fund community health center

Opening celebration set for Sept. 22 at ECU's new Health Sciences Building

ECU historian revisits GOP effort to give blacks vote

Professors receive $158,000 grant to expand Asian Studies at East Carolina University

October 2006

ECU among top universities in getting innovations to public

UNC Board chair addresses ECU Trustees

ECU seniors selected as nursing leadership interns

ECU to develop tech-math lessons for NC high schools

A passion for service leads five students to be awarded Schweitzer Fellowships

Art show and sale benefits nursing scholarships, research

ECU to strengthen military families through $3.1 M grant

ECU economist examines flight cancellations

Longtime supporters, Scottish Rite Masons, visit ECU Speech Language and Hearing Clinic

Bowles, Lancaster visit ECU to promote partnerships

ECU to bring tech ed to schools with NSF grant

November 2006

Seven projects receive $172,500 in Brody Brothers Foundation Endowment research grants

ECU announces changes to enhance effectiveness

Frances Joyner Monk gift to fund new geriatric center

ECU Reinstates Office of the Dean of Students

ECU Police to undergo national accreditation

Nurse anesthetist program accredited at ECU

December 2006

ECU political scientist examines jihad in new book

Bowles to address ECU commencement Dec. 16

Medical center adds third surgical robot

ECU Trustees approve tuition, fee increase

ECU professor investigates biblical outlaws in new book

ECU houses, publishes undergrad research journal

ECU writers contribute to Encyclopedia of NC

ECU seed award deadline Feb. 15

School of Allied Health Sciences announces student scholarship winners