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Science on the Sea: ECU Craft Listens and Records Vital Ocean Data

East Carolina University scientists have been sending a small craft to navigate the North Carolina coast studying underwater noise and keeping tabs on tagged marine life all to better understand the ocean environment. Called an acoustic wave glider, the metal-and-composite device is an ocean-going robot that studies underwater noise, acoustically tagged fish and ocean environmental conditions....(read article)

Drawing Together: ECU, Partners Unite Community Through Art

A colorfully painted cinderblock wall near campus helps illustrate an ongoing partnership between ECU and its neighbors. The initiative, called Art + Community, brings ECU and the surrounding neighborhood together through the creation and installation of art. On Sept. 19, an estimated 500 people turned out at the second annual event.....(read article)


College Spotlight: The Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series

The lecture series advances the spirit of exploration and discovery that is the hallmark of the liberal arts 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 ECU. 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.

Peter Bergen

September 29
The Premiere Lecture
Peter Bergen

Raymond Moody

October 27
The Lecture on Religion & Culture
Raymond Moody, Ph.D., M.D.

Derek Alderman

January 26
The Brewster Forum
Derek Alderman & Alfred Brophy

Zonnie Gorman

March 23
The Thomas Harriot Lecture
Zonnie Gorman

Alumni Profiles

 Kari Carr ECU has challenged me academically and has helped me develop my leadership, service, and professional skills. The THCAS has helped me significantly prepare for life beyond graduation. (article)

Jeff Moore  ECU's history MA was tough, very writing intensive, and exacting. It was excellent training for working as a defense contractor....Most of the professors were really into their subject material....It was a great learning environment.

Hannah Potter2  My favorite times at ECU were the conversations I had with my professors within my departments. I had the privilege of small-knit programs with instructors that offered meaningful time and mentorship to students. (article)