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ECU Interdisciplinary Team Studies Impacts to Water Wells After Hurricane Florence

An ECU interdisciplinary team, led by Dr. Jacob Hochard, are studying exposure to and existence of contamination in private drinking wells following Hurricane Florence. Funding is being provided by the National Science Foundation RAPID grant program, brining ECU's RAPID grant total to six, and more than $495,000.

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2019 Engagement and Outreach Scholars Academy Cohort Announced

ECU's Office of Community Engagement and Research has announced the members of its 2019 Engagement and Outreach Scholars Academy cohort. The cohort represents 11 members from seven different ECU colleges and schools, including Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences and Coastal Studies Institute student Cynthia Grace-McCaskey.

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College Spotlight: The Voyages of Discovery Series

2018-2019 Speaker Receptions

Join us for special access receptions with Voyages of Discovery speakers prior to the evening events.

Reception events are limited to 70 people.

For more information and to register for the reception, visit

The Voyages of Discovery Series advances the spirit of exploration and discovery that is the hallmark of the arts and sciences, and has become the premier intellectual event for students and faculty of ECU, the citizens of eastern North Carolina, and a showcase for the quality of academic life at the university.

Each year, the series features thought-provoking and accomplished leaders from a variety of disciplines who provide insight into important issues in today’s society, and who share their experiences and perspectives.

Ticket Information

ECU students may request a free ticket by going directly to the ECU Central Ticket Office, and presenting his or her ECU 1 Card. ECU students who are not able to pick up a ticket in the student center prior to the event may receive a free ticket at a table in the lobby of Wright Auditorium on the evening of the event.

2018-19 Voyages of Discovery Series Presents:

Angus Konstam
Angus Konstam
Author, Historian, and Pirate Expert
October 25, 2018

Anita Hill
Anita Hill

Women's and Civil Rights Advocate 
November 15, 2018

Clinton Van Zandt
Clinton Van Zandt   
Retired FBI Profiler 
and Hostage Negotiator
February  21, 2019

Lisa Randall

Dr. Lisa Randall   
Harvard Physicist   
April 4, 2019

 Your Major Matters Videos
View the first six videos in the THCAS "Your Major Matters" video series. See what students are learning and doing in their majors in Biology; Chemistry; Foreign Languages and Literatures; Geography, Planning and Environment; Physics; and Psychology.