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Smithsonian Institution Calls for Professor’s Papers
Robert Ebendorf, an internationally-collected force in the contemporary craft movement, has been identified by the Smithsonian Institution for engagement with the Archives of American Art. Mary Savig, curator of manuscripts with the Archives, will visit the professor in April to discuss and request diaries, photographs, sketchbooks, scrapbooks and other artifacts that will enable scholars to …

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Winter Workshop attracts musicians from around the world to ECU
violists from around the world have converged at East Carolina University for its first-ever Winter Workshop. The workshop, a new component of the Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival, features 19 students who were selected from 150 applicants to perform and study with world-class artists – including four who teach at ECU. The six-day session will …

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Rhodes Wins Award
School of Theatre and Dance senior Megan Rhodes received an Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Award to create an evening-length theatre and dance production. “I see a lot of opportunity to bring the worlds of dance and theatre together,” Rhodes said. “But not in the musical theatre way.” With the support of dance professor John …

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West Wins Award
  Senior Katie West received a $2,000 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Award to create an art installation in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center. The interactive exhibition will transform the Burroughs Wellcome Gallery into a tech savvy labyrinth. “A labyrinth, as a reference, connects to spirituality,” West said. “Each time you go through, you discover …

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New Graduate Certificate Program in Health Communication
As of Summer of 2014, the School of Communication now offers a Graduate Certificate in Health Communication. The program is open to students currently enrolled in any graduate degree program, as well as to non-degree applicants with a bachelor’s degree. The program requires 12 semester hours of health communication course work. The courses in the …

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SOC Director Chosen for “Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award”
The National Communication Association (NCA) Health Communication Division’s Awards Committees has chosen ECU School of Communication Director Linda Kean as the recipient of the 2014 “NCA Health Communication Division’s Outstanding Scholar Award.” This award is one of the highest academic honors among the distinguished members of this organization. Dr. Kean’s research focuses on health communication …

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Artist, ECU alumna illustrates children’s book
Hannah K. Shuping, a 2013 East Carolina University graduate and Raleigh resident, recently illustrated the children’s picture book, “The Possible Police,” written by Wylde Scott. The story teaches children that naysayers and doubters in the world can’t stop them from imagining and achieving their dreams. “History is filled with plenty of people who didn’t give …

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The 2014 Revue is Here!
The latest REVUE, the College’s Magazine, is out! The 2014 edition of the College’s magazine, REVUE, is now available for digital viewing and download as a PDF file. The cover features the art work of new School of Art and Design faculty member Dan Elliott.

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Study in Italy!
Enjoy the benefits of studying abroad for less than the cost of out-of-state tuition. Italy Intensives is a program for all students from all majors. Freshmen and sophomore students are encouraged to earn required humanities, social science, foreign language and fine arts credits overseas. Students take ECU classes from the ECU course catalog that are …

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Alumnus’ Band Nabs Grammy
Tenor saxophonist/flutist/clarinetist Chris Bullock (BM ’03) is actively touring with Snarky Puppy, a 12-piece New York and Dallas-based ensemble playing music to “move the brain and booty.” They released a live CD/DVD called “We Like It Here,” following a 2014 Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance. The band is in the middle of an international tour. Earlier …

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