ECU News Archives for 2011

January 2011

Writer and activist Kevin Powell to speak at MLK event

Pirates prepare for 15th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Writer Kevin Powell: ‘We’ve got to stay involved’

Medical student banquet to be Jan. 22

Jean Mills Health Symposium to be Feb. 4

ECU to build dental center in Lillington

U.S. Army mobile operating room on display at ECU

Joyner Library hosts inaugural program honoring faculty authors

Grants aid in cancer research

Campus Kitchen transitions to student leadership

Special Coverage: The State of the University speech Feb. 2

February 2011

Ballard: ECU will survive tough times

Bioengineered veins could help patients needing bypass surgery, dialysis

Text of Chancellor Ballard's State of the University speech

Small group can make a big difference in fostering better health

Raising Cain, Alan Abel-style

Rare WWII rubber map of Iwo Jima on display Feb. 19

A Valentine's Day gift of a different sort

Writer Colm Tóibín to visit ECU, Feb. 23 & 24

Study: Casual video games demonstrate ability to reduce depression and anxiety

Health reform's impact on primary care to be topic of lecture

Perdue pledges support for dental school during visit Feb. 17

Registration opens for Laupus Library's Health Sciences Author Recognition Awards

ECU's virtual early college top in state

Young scientists, engineers to compete at ECU Feb. 26

Paul Rogat Loeb: 'You can't be afraid to take on the challenges'

Trustees: ECU must prepare for cuts

Colm Toibin: 'A Writer's Writer' visits ECU

NIH grant aids study of prostate cancer protein

Service to others honored during nursing Hall of Fame induction

March 2011

Annual Match Day coming Thursday

ECU ranks in top 10 of primary care medical schools

Occupational therapy department holds CarFit safety program March 26

ECU history professor helps authenticate 1921 "Lost Colony" film

Advice from a patient helps doctor, family stay close

ECU engineering program receives $600,000 NSF grant

ECU alcohol/drug abuse prevention named among top programs in the USA

Eastern North Carolina Scouts 'Scout Out Nursing' at ECU

Match success: ECU sending 65 percent into primary care residencies

Forums air preferred plans for main, health sciences campus

Brody tops nation in family doctors

Live ... From Iraq ... It's Monday Night!

MAIN CAMPUS GROWTH: Parking decks, pedestrian access

Hamstring Hustle 5K race set for April 16

Former CIA counter-terrorism chief to discuss campus security at ECU

April 2011

ECU honors 10 women for leadership, contributions

Howard awarded UNC teaching honor

Campbell among honorees for leadership

ECU’s Joyner Library opens exhibit on Native Carolinians circa 1585

Short film “Aphasia” plays at ECU on April 13

Joyner Library to celebrate Latino leadership in eastern North Carolina

Camp hopes to fuel science, math interest in STEM2 Girls

ECU participates in international educational trade mission

Kidney transplant rate nearly doubles

Awareness, action keys to campus safety, panel says

Graduate: Violence is 'never right'

U.S. Secretary of the Navy to deliver commencement address

PRELIMINARY PROPOSAL:  Close two colleges, split Arts & Sciences

Cunningham, Rotondo named to national association

Movie brings hope to people with aphasia

Niswander named vice chancellor for administration and finance at ECU

Preparing tomorrow’s leaders for a changing world

Gulf War illness study at ECU seeks veterans

ECU challenges use of its brand

Racers raise $1,000 for pediatric weight center

ECU to dedicate memorial to military service

CAHS could gain departments under reorganization proposal

‘Picking Cotton’ is ECU’s 2011 Summer Pirate Read

BREAKING NEWS: Kidnapping suspect arrested

Renovated Mamie Jenkins building dedicated

FACULTY FORUM: Need more data, cost-savings

Founders Day, University Awards honor achievement, accomplishment at ECU

Awards, memorials highlight 2011 Founders Day

May 2011

BIN LADEN DEAD: 'Justice was done'

Convocations to begin Friday

Nursing class gift provides well for village in Guatemala

Medical images transformed to art in Laupus exhibit


FIRST GRADUATE: ‘Long journey’ ends for Smith, his family

Graduates mark end of medical school

Laupus Library increases study space for users

COMMENCEMENT 2011: 'Do something bigger than yourself'

ECU NOW? Get to know it, and other ECU news change

ECU recognized for sending graduates into family medicine

Free oral cancer screening to be May 17

Lifelong Learning Program kicks off May 21


Reilly named top nurse at medical school

ECU Hosts Second-Annual Hurricane Conference

EXCELLENT TEACHING: A conversation with John Howard

EPPC Proposal and Response on Academic Reorganization

Alumna named one of Houston's top 10 nurses

$10.5 million gift to help build pediatric wing, fund professorship

$10.5 million gift to help build pediatric wing, fund professorship

ECU accepts NCAA penalties for self-reported violations

Golf tournament raises funds for cancer research

Sebelius discusses patient safety with ECU physicians

New clinic offers better care for pulmonary hypertension

Alumna, former dean recognized in the College of Nursing

June 2011

ECU accepts NCAA penalties for self-reported violations

Blackbeard’s anchor raised near Beaufort, now at QAR lab

Cardiac imaging center reaccredited

Siegel selected for study in South Africa

Camp helps children achieve a healthy weight

Summertime homework: Kids, practice your cursive

Hope balances work, personal life through service to others

School of Dental Medicine Tour

ECU students chosen for family medicine scholars program

New doctors boost children's kidney transplants

ECU 101: Orientation to the Pirate nation

Future Leaders: Meet 15 new EC Scholars

Future Leaders: Meet 15 new EC Scholars

Siegel selected for Fulbright specialists project

ECU, UHS to operate cancer center jointly

Officials break ground on Children's Hospital addition

Camps let kids have fun despite illnesses

Camps let kids have fun despite illnesses

Treadwell to lead medical society

ECU STUDY: Employees pedal while they work

ECU students blend technology, cardboard to engage learners

Students find secrets in sand at Fort Macon

'Up by the bootstraps': developing creative young minds at ECU's Innovators Academy

Grant to help fight diabetes among African-American women

Future medical student getting head start on research

Cancer center receives Livestrong award

Conference encourages people to take control of their diabetes

July 2011

Robotic thyroid surgery means no neck scarring for patients

BUDGET CUTS: Academic core will feel pain

Kids work out and shape up at ECU

Good preparation helps Sharpe face crises head on

Brody graduate dies in bicycle crash

NCLR hits milestone with 20th issue in 2011

Chris Murphy Remembered

ECU interns ride sour economy to new places

Doctors to discuss women’s health during art exhibit

Smiles all around as officials 'top' dental school

ECU website getting a new look in 2012

Doctors use handheld computers to educate, care for patients

Doctors use iPads to educate, care for patients

ECU Physicians begins volunteer program

Golden Living Center donates to Brody School of Medicine

New officers, members named for ECU Board of Trustees

Girl survives shark bite with help of ECU surgeons

Little girl survives shark attack with help of ECU surgeons

SHOOTER DRILL: ECU tests readiness Aug. 2

August 2011

ECU experts pen book on North Carolina's coast

Shooter drill tests emergency preparedness on Health Sciences Campus

ECU to build dental center in Spruce Pine

Bakersville resident receives first Phillips Foundation dental scholarship

Active Shooter Drill: Police tested in 'Operation Spy Glass'

Second Career: New center provides home for artists

Center provides new home for artists, second career for nursing faculty member

FIT FOR LIFE: ECU keeps required exercise course

White coat ceremony to be Friday, Aug. 12

College of Nursing among tops in nation for way it teaches students

Student nursing association highlights culture, cuisine with new cookbook

Student nursing association highlights culture, cuisine with new cookbook

Brody welcomes Class of 2015

Dental students enjoy first day at ECU

Hupp resigns as dean of dental school

Take Off 4-Health camp provides tools for healthy living

Students receive Schweitzer Fellowships

Camp provides tools for healthful living

'Spirited campus' comes alive on move-in day

Wii are Fit:  Study Helps Seniors Stay on their Feet

Salman Rushdie to deliver premier lecture in ECU series

Library hosts national exhibit on African-American health care providers during Civil War

First day of classes arrives for dental students

ECU breaks ground for Ahoskie dental center

Memory Lane: Oldest living ECU Faculty Senate Chair shares experiences

Grant to help pay tuition for 10 dental students

Convocation Message: Bright promise despite dim budget

Hurricane Irene at ECU

SEN. HAGAN: ECU cleanup shows spirit of recovery

Irene causes leaks but no severe damage on Health Sciences Campus

September 2011

GOODBYE, IRENE: 'Everyone pulled together'

Experimental drug available for people with lipodystrophy

Chadwick named interim dean of ECU dental school

Scientist receives grant to study health effects of nanoparticles

Leadership for all: Giving students the tools they need

Nursing class gift completed for village in Guatemala

Voice of the Pirates hosts motorcycle ride in memory of his daughter

9/11 at ECU: 'Innocence died that day'

Riding for a cause: Voice of the Pirates remembers daughter

More Wright Brothers artifacts verified at ECU

ECU included in latest U.S. News rankings

ECU moves forward as ‘leadership university’

Readers' Theater performances begin Sept. 22

Lighten the load

Student-learning assessment: ECU conversation continues

Tutoring success drives expansion to new locations

Lighten the load: Occupational therapy students teach backpack safety

Rumors and Legends: ECU researcher examines fears, controversy surrounding vaccinations

Farm safety and health in spotlight this week

Honoring Tradition: Library hosts 8th literary homecoming

QAR Lab preserves Blackbeard's treasures

'Ahead of the curve'
SACS president speaks on assessment

Bowl Bid:  Former Gov. Hunt expected to join team

Officials cut ribbon on new ECU Family Medicine Center

Officials cut ribbon on new ECU Family Medicine Center

ECU physical therapy assesses Carolina Hurricanes hockey players during training camp

ECU plans events tied to ‘Picking Cotton,’ Pirate Read

College of Nursing receives nationwide award for way it teaches students

College of Nursing receives national award for way it teaches students

On center ice

Righting a wrong: Exonerated prisoner shares his story

October 2011

ECU Physicians posts positive earnings

Joyner Library celebrates Southern authors

Dental students hone skills in sim lab

Dental students hone skills in simulation lab

'Picking Cotton' authors visit campus, discuss forgiveness

Four nursing faculty members recognized with DAISY awards

PREMIER LECTURE: Sir Salman Rushdie on campus

He fine-tunes teeth by day, a violin at night

Four nursing faculty members nationally recognized for teaching methods

Fine-tuning teeth by day, a violin at night

ECU event to focus on risk management

ECU physician Receives UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Public Service

Irons receives UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Public Service

Physician assistant studies students bring attention to profession

Physician assistant studies students bring attention to profession

Service-Learning: Community connections steer students in right direction

Start-up’s success validates years of effort at ECU

Five from ECU nursing receive state awards

Five from ECU nursing receive state awards

COMING HOME: ECU physician returns to his roots

A family physician returns home

CNN to air documentary featuring ECU physicians

Chitwood receives Russian surgical award

National organization recognizes Novick

ECU supports National Guard project with Moldova

Health communication leader to speak at ECU

ECU Middle School Innovators Academy wins first place in national competition

Health communication leader to speak at ECU

Soaring Flight: ECU students study Wright Brothers’ flights in 1911

Behind-the-scenes artist studio tour features new gallery

Article on suicide personal for ECU therapist

Behind-the-scenes artist studio tour features new gallery

Dental school's use of Yammer featured in national magazine

Students inducted into Gold Humanism Society

ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Nov. 1

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors list

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors list

Colum McCann, author of “Let the Great World Spin,” coming to ECU

QAR lab preserves Blackbeard’s treasures

Doctoring is a family tradition for the Joneses

Doctoring is a family tradition for Joneses

November 2011

Four-star general, campus ceremony to commemorate Veterans Day at ECU

Grant to help ECU place medical residents in communities

Raising the Brainpower Bar

History day at Country Doctor Museum Nov. 12

Oil and water don’t mix: Scientists study how far up the food chain oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill will go

Multidisciplinary team assesses older adults' risk of falling

Steady on their feet: ECU team assesses older adults' risk of falling

Restoring culture: ECU conservator volunteers in Haiti

Discover, develop and deploy: North urges audiences to lead

Teaming up: Interdisciplinary health care benefits patients

Favorite Subject: Gates shares passion for personal history

Teaming up: Effective collaboration benefits patients

The next 'greatest generation': ECU commemorates Veterans Day

Be Reckless: McCann encourages aspiring writers to have adventures

Curly, Laurey and “Oklahoma!” coming to the ECU stage

Police: Reported 'gunman' carrying umbrella

ALL CLEAR: ECU lockdown ends with no arrest

Grant to fund study of Lyme disease

Grant to fund study of Lyme disease

Vascular imaging center receives reaccreditation

ECU reviews lockdown response

TALENT AND AMBITION: ECU freshman published at 16

PASSION AND LEADERSHIP: Hardee helps children through Greenville Optimist Club

ECU TUITION: Trustees say quality at issue

KENNEDY ASSASSINATION: Historic teletype donated to ECU

ECU vascular center reaccredited

Grants to aid search for MS vaccine

Grants to aid search for MS vaccine

December 2011

FACULTY FEEDBACK: Rethink study's measures

ERASING INEQUITIES: Hope Landrine strives to make health disparities a thing of the past

WELL-SPOKEN:  Collaboration helps ECU international students learn to better communicate with English-speaking peers

Collaboration helps international students better communicate with English-speaking peers

AT THE TIPPING POINT: ECU Board of Trustees recommends tuition increase

MILITARY CONNECTIONS: Celebration of veterans' service leads to rich experience

PLAYING SAFE: ECU athletic trainers make sports safer for Pitt County high school athletes

Grant to help ECU blend behavioral, general health care

Grant to help ECU blend behavioral, general health care

WINNING WORK: 'Getting involved…saves lives'

COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS: Irons to address Fall 2011 graduates

Irons to deliver fall commencement address

GO DARK: ECU employees urged to join 'green' shutdown

EVERYONE IN THE GAME: ECU program opens exercise to all

Dental school receives federal grant for telemedicine

ECU Dental school receives federal grant for telemedicine

TIGHT TIMES: Students sign petition asking ECU to reconsider tuition increase

ECU offers summer medical education program

LOCKDOWN REVIEW: Work on communication, awareness

ECU medical tuition most affordable in country

MOST AFFORDABLE: Brody School of Medicine tuition ranked lowest nationwide for in-state students

John Anema checks off doctoral degree from his bucket list 

NO TIME WASTED: Anema battles cancer, defends dissertation

AMAZING PACE: ECU graduate walks away from paralysis

Doctoral grads mark end of long journey

TIME FOR A BREAK: Doctoral grads mark end of long journey

SEEKING SUBSTANCE: ECU grad student finds career that fits

ECU COMMENCEMENT: ‘Our education should never stop’

Brody helps make holiday special for deaf students

Race to the Top grant boosts early childhood education

ECU, PCMH provide gift of life via six-person kidney exchange

WORK OF ART: ECU grad takes  Next Great Artist title

GIFT OF LIFE: ECU, PCMH provide 6-person kidney exchange

DIGGING DEEP: Biology professor to oversee $1.5 million grant

Cunningham named to state health plan board