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25434
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Geologist Stan Riggs, a professor at East Carolina University, has given nearly 100 lectures about his growing concerns about the coast. In addition, he urges people to do what they can to help.
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25621
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Internationally renowned snake expert Dr. Sean Bush joins the faculty of East Carolina’s Brody School of Medicine as a professor of emergency medicine. Bush’s long time interest in reptiles and venomous creatures, along with his numerous publications and national recognition will be an asset to East Carolina’s interdisciplinary medical services.
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25618
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A new East Carolina telemedicine program will link hospital emergency departments across North Carolina to mental health professionals who can provide treatment in mental health or substance abuse cases.
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25836
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North Carolina is the perfect natural laboratory in which to study all aspects of natural disasters. Researchers in various fields such as geology, economics, biology, recreation and leisure, coastal and marine science, atmospheric science, and resource management at East Carolina University are at the forefront of examining coastal and climate change issues that face the growing eastern North Carolina population.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p16-21 Periodical Website
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25837
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Dr. Sharon Sarvey of the ECU School of Nursing is helping area youth lose weight and keep it off through Camp Timber Creek. There campers learn to cook healthy meals and find a variety of fun ways to exercise.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p24-26 Periodical Website
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25845
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After Hurricane Floyd, the small town of Princeville, North Carolina decided to rebuild what had been lost, and keep the oldest African American town in the United States alive. To help with telling the story of Princeville, East Carolina graduate Dazzala Knight and ECU assistant professor of art, Dr. Mark Malley, have enlisted other local artists to produce a large mural depicting the founding and evolution of Princeville.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2007, p16-21, il Periodical Website
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25851
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The East Carolina University and NC Cooperative Extension Service have created the Essential Life Skills for Military Families program. The interactive program aids citizen-soldier couples and families meet the challenges experienced when reservists deploy for active duty. Researchers in the ECU College of Human Ecology help military families improve skills in parenting, problem solving, resource management, and communication.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Summer 2010, p20-23, il Periodical Website
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25844
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Researchers at the East Carolina Heart Institute are working on some varied and groundbreaking studies for eastern North Carolina. Examples include blood vessel disease, heart rhythm and failure, nanoparticles, air pollution’s role in heart attacks, and heart damage repair.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2007, p12-15, il Periodical Website
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25854
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Researchers in East Carolina University’s Institute for Coastal Science and Policy are examining the effects of the BP Deep Horizon oil spill on the ocean food chain, and if how the spill may be affecting North Carolina waters.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Fall 2011, p10-13 Periodical Website
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40020
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Along with education, ECU is making a difference in fields such as medicine, life sciences, engineering, technology, and business. Graduates are a particular boon to rural communities, most vulnerable to the economic and occupational challenges the region has known the past few decades. Another industry noted as a potential booster to a region without textiles and tobacco as occupational powerhouses is ecotourism.
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40323
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Chancellor Cecil Staton’s vision was to continue bringing ECU to a nationally prominent university status. Forwarding ECU to that status were initiatives such as expanding the Department of Public Health into the School of Public Health and doubling the amount of external funding for research.
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40327
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An ECU Maritime Archaeology graduate snorkeled for a worthy cause. Part of a Sedna Epic Expedition team in the Canadian Arctic that year, she helped raise awareness for climate change, by taking note of microplastics levels and wildlife along with shipwrecks. Her passion for climate change is also expended Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
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22303
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ECU Dental School will soon open its seventh Community Service Learning Center in Lumberton in Robeson County. The center will bring dental care \"to limited-income, underserved residents.\" Fourth-year dental students and dental residents will hone their skills under the watch of experienced faculty members. The Dental School opened in 2008, and the center is the seventh of ten it will build across the state.
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