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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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