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East Carolina University faculty members discuss their projects in collecting first-person accounts of modern history. Lu Ann Jones (History) discusses her interviews with farmers about agriculture from the 1930s to the present; Don Lennon (Joyner Special Collections) describes the collection's 200-plus oral histories of notable North Carolinians and the Naval Academy Class of 1941; Reginald Watson, Sharon Raynor, and Seodial Deena (English) collect oral histories of Afro-American soldiers' experiences before, during, and after the Vietnam War; and Russell E. Tranbarger (Nursing) collects oral histories of graduates of male nursing schools.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2000, p13-15, il Periodical Website
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The greatest nature to strike eastern Carolina was the flood spawned by Hurricane Floyd. Nineteen thousand square miles of forests, towns, and farms were inundated. East Carolina University personnel are researching various flood effects, including how people cope with trauma from a natural disaster, what evacuation patterns businesses and households used, and school children's stress over the loss of homes and schools, in order to learn ways to help people cope with disaster.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2000, p6-12, il Periodical Website
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The Injury and Prevention Program, run jointly by East Carolina University's School of Medicine and Pitt County Memorial Hospital, seeks to reduce the region's number of emergency room cases. One project, the Pitt County Safe Communities Coalition, promotes bicycle safety. The coalition has sold or given away over 600 bicycle helmets, held bicycle safety schools for over 1,000 students, and seen laws passed in Ayden, Greenville, and Grifton requiring riders age 15 and under to wear helmets.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2000, p22-23, il Periodical Website
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East Carolina University professor Louise Toppin did not plan to have a career in music. Though talented in music, she entered the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an eye on medical school. Gradually music drew her, first in piano, then as a singer. Today Toppin is an internationally known soprano who maintains a rigorous schedule of concerts at home and abroad, while teaching classes at the university and handing numerous other activities.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2000, p18-21, il Periodical Website
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In 2000, two start-up companies that will develop and market East Carolina University technology were incorporated. One is Janus Development Group, which will develop technological devices to assist individuals with disabilities. Sequoiah, the second company, will develop a wireless, Internet-based system to maintain and analyze medical records.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2001, p5, il, f Periodical Website
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Tinsley Yarbrough, professor of political science at East Carolina University, has written eight books on the United States Supreme Court. In an interview with Edge magazine, he discusses his views on the federal court, including the 2000 national election decision.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2001, p22-25, il Periodical Website
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For the past two decades, East Carolina University's Maritime History Program, founded by Dr. William Still, has researched Civil War shipwrecks in such far-flung places as coastal North Carolina, France, Bermuda, and Micronesia. The writer discusses dive sites and what has been learned from them.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2001, p6-11, il Periodical Website
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In October 2000, Paul Tardif received the East Carolina University Career Award for Research and Creative Activity and the title of distinguished research professor. Tardif's career spans over three decades and extends far beyond the university's environs. Among his accomplishments are playing the Kennedy Center honors for twenty years, touring with Tony Bennett, several Presidential inaugurals, and numerous solo and ensemble performances.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2001, p31, il Periodical Website
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Peter Makuck, author, poet, professor of English at East Carolina University, and founder of Tar River Poetry, which he has edited for twenty-four years, is profiled in this Edge article.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2001, p26-30, il Periodical Website
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At one time eastern North Carolina had a good supply of freshwater. Now aquifers that supply drinking water are dropping, some as much as fifteen feet per year. New state regulations require user restrictions on aquifer withdrawals by up to 75 percent over the next sixteen years. The article discusses this water crisis and the work of ECU geologist Dr. Richard Spruill in dealing with this problem.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2003, p12-13, il Periodical Website
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The health of eastern North Carolinians lags behind the rest of the state. Early deaths because of accidents are 40 percent higher than elsewhere in the state; stroke, 38 percent higher; diabetes, 28 percent; and heart disease, 23 percent. The article discusses the work of Dr. Christopher J. Mansfield, director of the Center for Health Services Research and Development, in seeking to understand this problem.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2003, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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New research conducted by Albert A. Delia, director of the East Carolina University Regional Development Institute, sheds new light on what sector really drives the economy in eastern North Carolina.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2003, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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In 1989, Carroll Dashiell joined the East Carolina University faculty as director of the jazz studies program and the ECU Jazz Ensemble. Dashiell is profiled in this Edge article.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2003, p18-21, il Periodical Website
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East Carolina University has moved up in the ranks of higher education as the UNC Board of Governors approved ECU’s classification as a doctoral institution. Graduate education has grown throughout the 1990s with new doctoral programs in Coastal Resources Management, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Medical Biophysics.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 1998, p32 Periodical Website
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Eastern North Carolina has a higher rate of deaths from breast cancer than the national average due to folklore, fear, and misunderstanding of the disease. But a long-term project at East Carolina University is seeking to change this through an interdisciplinary study of the issues that lead women to delay screening and treatment.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 1998, p16-20, il Periodical Website