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ECU News Archives for 2008

January 2008

ECU professor explores technology and 'space'

ECU business professors study laws about 911, emerging technology

Editor of North Carolina Literary Review recognized for accomplishments

Project to document oral histories of ECU graduates

Medical student recognition banquet to be held Jan. 19

Moldovan Minister of Health to visit ECU

4th annual Jean Mills Health Symposium to be held Feb. 15-16

ECU to host regional Campus Safety Symposium

Forum focuses on challenges, opportunities of diversity

ECU hosts MLK events

ECU, UNC experts want to hear people's ideas for cancer research, treatment

NC Sea Grant enables ECU to study emergency communication

Thomas elected vice-chair of state allied health council

ECU, UNC team up on cancer care, research

Concert to benefit Grimesland clinic

ECU announced enrollment task force

College of Nursing, College of Education named in the nation's top 10 largest graduate programs in distance education

ECU surgeon elected president of Society of Thoracic Surgeons

February 2008

Country Doctor Museum in Bailey reopens following renovations

Baker-Flowers named chief diversity officer

ECU student leadership focus of BB&T Center grants

ECU Physicians and Eastern Neurosurgical and Spine Associates to merge

ECU make strides on Million Step March

Immune deficiency and balance disorder result from single gene defect

Fairytale Boutique hopes to make prom dreams come true

ECU's HHP hosts Centennial leadership forum

Smiles all around as officials break ground for dental school

ECU student's coastal research honored

Study helps to understand risk for depression in pregnancy

Links between environment and obesity to be topic of Pediatric Healthy Weight Summit

Atkins joins ECU as vice provost for student affairs

March 2008

Wetherington named interim attorney

Winners of 17th annual Collaborative Nursing Research Day announced

UNC Board of Governors endorses plan to expand medical education in North Carolina

Smokers can learn how to quit beginning April 8

ECU hosts Jarvis Lecture

Medical students ready for annual Match Day on Thursday

ECU holds Youth Arts Festival

ECU sends 66 percent into primary care residencies

Research and Creative Activity recipients announced

ECU celebrates centennial

Magazine ranks ECU among top primary care medical schools

Two ECU medical students receive fellowships to work in Africa

ECU welcomes new police chief

April 2008

Second Century Campaign kicks off at ECU, receives first leadership gift

Microscope exhibit under the eye beginning April 4 at Laupus Library

ECU student's research receives award

Fifty-nine health sciences faculty recognized for published works

ECU Alum creates scholarships for College of Business students

Senator Obama to visit campus

Whitakers golf tournament to benefit ECU transplant surgery program

Microscope exhibit under the eye beginning April 4 at Laupus Library

Conde joins ECU focusing on special initiatives

Up with People CEO to speak at ECU commencement

Seven ECU students awarded Schweitzer Fellowships

ECU faculty, students work to authenticate Wright brothers artifact

Free skin cancer screenings to be offered May 3

First Unity Day held in the College of Nursing

ECU study shows casual video games relieve stress

May 2008

University honors excellence in teaching

Medical, nursing, allied health convocations to be this weekend

ECU biologist names "Young" spider

Three to receive honorary degrees from ECU

Payne named university attorney

ECU recognized for educating family doctors

Nursing, allied health students celebrate in convocations held Friday

Holoman named Brody Nurse of the Year

Brody class of 2008 graduates

ECU graduates 3,400 at spring commencement

Program aimed at mental health pros working with veterans

Pair headed to Honduras to hone medical skills

Laupus Library forms founding friends group

ECU researcher to study 'fun' with NIH

Bowles opens ECU global education conference

ECU's computer science master's a "best buy"

New antibody offers hope for treating ovarian, breast cancer

Garden party set for Country Doctor Museum's 40th anniversary

Internal medicine research day to be May 29

Two named master educators at Brody for 2008

NCDOT installs signs for ECU on Interstates

ECU's ITCS receives national recognition

Fitness focus of state health plan grant

ECU Professor to study bioterrorism in China

High school students, future health care leaders from across state attend conference at ECU

ECU to offer free online courses for students affected by Katrina

ECU Trustees award raise to Holland

June 2008

ECU professor's 'forgiveness' research featured on PBS

Camp helps youth achieve a healthy weight

Gift to College of Business enables new insurance, risk program at ECU

Pediatric hematology/oncology staff hosts summer camp

ECU surgeon completes 400th robot-assisted mitral valve repair

ECU approves new Board of Visitors members

Youth camps enliven a quiet ECU summer

ECU Physicians names pair to leadership posts

Award-winning teacher to deliver commencement address

ECU spider-naming goes 'late night'

ECU responds to contaminated water announcement

Latino community meets at ECU

July 2008

NIH awards ECU more than $2 million

ECU marks centennial of Jarvis Hall groundbreaking

ECU continues installing sprinkler systems

New dean appointed at ECU medical school

Exhibit offers insight into lives of state mental hospital patients

ECU trustees re-elect Greczyn

Humor focus of ECU's 2008 North Carolina Literary Review

Frelix to lead medical society

ECU alumnus creates diversity enhancing scholarship

Summer biology camp reaches out to eastern NC

Improvements made to entrance of ECU theater

ECU biologist, spider to appear on Colbert Report

August 2008

Patriarca appointed new College of Education dean

Hupp named to lead dental school at ECU

Olympic perspectives: ECU professors, students on the Beijing games

Beijing Bound: ECU grad aims for Paralympic gold

ECU students, faculty preview Olympic facilities

Poorman named director of financial aid at ECU

East Carolina welcomes students

Annual white coat ceremony scheduled for Friday

Brody welcomes Class of 2012

Pre-events, workshops mark ECU's literary homecoming

Distinguished professorship first in College of Allied Health Sciences

September 2008

Research could lead to new blood pressure treatment

Golden Living Center donates to Brody School of Medicine

ECU reopens Todd Dining Hall

ECU surgeon to give first talk in Voyages lecture series

Ride with the Voice of the Pirates Oct. 4 to raise funds for nursing scholarship

Raab brings cancer care home to ECU

ECU honor society hosts health care forum

ECU's Hi-tech "ROVER" van educational

ECU sets goals for state giving campaign

College of Nursing designated national Center of Excellence

ECU breaks ground for new Family Medicine Center

Country Doctor Museum hosts 2nd annual African-American Heritage Day Oct. 4

Projects receive Brody Brothers research grants

October 2008

NC archeologists convene at ECU; public invited

Reader's Theater explores family relationships in a forced living arrangement

Through the mouth? New surgeries promise faster recovery, fewer scars

Grants to aid Hobgood Clinic, HIV testing in China

Coastal hazards web site developed by ECU experts

ECU chemist receives NIH grant

Crowd welcomes Palin to ECU

Oct. 27 symposium focuses on rehabilitation challenges facing military personnel, veterans and their dependents

Experts discuss problems, solutions to health care system

Father's brain cancer leads student to Chicago Marathon

Election Perspectives: ECU political scientists on the presidential race

Teachers in ECU's TechMath program tour local businesses

ECU hosts Latino education conference

Holland's contract amended

Sheerer named provost

Health care policies of political parties to be examined Oct. 28

BB&T honors Ken Chalk with gift to ECU

ECU professor receives UNC Board of Governors award for public service

ECU students design Wounded Warrior barracks

Richmond Fed panelists to speak at ECU foreclosure forum

Brody School of Medicine recognizes leaders who helped establish school

Early voting begins at ECU's Newman Center

V.P. candidate Joe Biden visits ECU

ECU hosts first conference on Latino issues

Multiple challenges face military personnel during and after war

ECU hosts former U.S. Comptroller General

Fire closes Bate Building for afternoon

ECU holds powwow, lectures for Native American Awareness Month

ECU opens North Recreational Complex

ECU's FoodMASTER program receives $504,000 NIH grant

ECU 'Goes for the Gold' in Homecoming 2008

November 2008

ECU study shows HWY 17 benefits economy

Indian drums and storytelling part of fun at Brody

ECU surveys GLBT students, employees

40 outstanding students recognized in College of Allied Health Sciences

ECU student to spend semester at Ron Clark Academy

ECU conference to discuss climate’s effect on N.C. tourism

ECU celebrates International Education week

College of Nursing inducts Golden Lamp Society members

Wounded Warriors, Paralympians mark ECU’s Adapted Sports Day

ECU Physicians and Eastern Neurosurgical & Spine Associates complete merger

ECU holds fall commencement Dec. 13

Tenth annual ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Nov. 25

College of Nursing faculty member wins state award for excellence by national nurse practitioners association

Program urges ECU students to donate household goods

UCLA School of Nursing dean is the keynote speaker for the 2008 Siegfried Lowin Visiting Scholar Lecture Series

Joyner exhibits art from ECU MFA students

ECU launches holiday drive

USDA supports FoodMASTER project

Trustees delay vote on undergraduate tuition, fees

The Country Doctor Museum hosts fourth annual holiday open house Dec. 6

Scientist eyes an end to pox

December 2008

Grant to help advance long-term care administrators' education

ECU launches Outreach Scholars Academy

ECU receives nod to install cardiac CT scanner

Professionalism in medicine topic of second annual Jose G. Albernaz Golden Apple Distinguished Lecture

ECU to host Great Decisions Program

Spider naming to support student scholarships

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors list

Five ECU students recognized as campus heroes

ECU, PCMH dedicate East Carolina Heart Institute

Trustees approve tuition, fee increase

Graduates, families celebrate at ECU's 100th fall commencement

ECU to test outdoor notification system

Long-lost cemetery handled with care before work starts on dental school

New book by ECU geographer examines Civil Rights memorials

ECU awarded Carnegie distinction