2011 News Archives

 Robert Christian News             Dr. Robert Christian receives 2011Coastal and Estuarine Research Foundation's Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Robert Christian, Thomas Harriot College Distinguished Professor, and ECU Board of Governor's Distinguished Research Professor, was awarded the 2011 Coastal and Estuarine Research Foundation's (CERF) Distinguished Service Award at the November 6-10 binannual CERF meeting held in Daytona Florida. Bob is a former president of CERF, served as the CERF representative to the American Institute of Biological Sciences, and championed the growth of CERF as international research organization.

 Kyle Summers Kyle Summers Receives Second Distinguished Professorship

 Anthony Overton Fox News video featuring Anthony Overton, PhD discussing Historic Beaufort, NC

 KimWadesmall               Biology Undergraduate Honors student Kim Wade is this year's recipient of the Pitt County Wildlife Club Scholarship.

 Carol Brackett        Carol Brackett of ECU won a Paul A. Stewart Award this year with the Wilson
Ornithological Society

 Lindsay Leverett ECU Scholar and MS in Biology candidate, Lindsay Leverett awarded Shinn Grant

Lindsay Leverett, an ECU Scholar and MS Candidate in Biology has been awarded a Shinn Grant from the North Carolina Native Plant Society. This grant supports basic and applied work on native plants. The grant will be used to help support Lindsay's research on

"Seed ecology of the native species Packera tomentosa (Asteraceae)". For more information on the North Carolina Native Plant Society and the Shinn Grant visit their website at


 Ed Stellway        Article in prestigious science magazine Nature highlights work of ECU researchers on Gulf oil spill

 Research Week 2022                                  Several Biology faculty members and students are to be congratulated for campus-wide awards given out during ECU Research and Creative Achievement Week

 Louvsmall                        NC Biodiversity Center Hosts an exciting Earth Day Event April 15th and 16th, featuring internationally renowned author, Richard Louv.

 Mark Brinson       Save the date: Ceremony for dedication of Brinson-Christian Ecology Laboratory planned for March 18.

 Overton Gulf Oil Spill                      Drs. Anthony Overton, Ed Stellwag, Baohong Zhang and Xiaoping Pan's research on the effects of the gulf oil spill was featured on PBS NewsHour.

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