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25363
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With the invention of the da Vinci Surgical System, doctors from all over the world are coming to the Brody School of Medicine to learn how to use it. The da Vinci is used primarily for mitral valve replacements, but doctors are hopeful it will one day be used for other surgical procedures as well.
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25385
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Karen Singer, a science teacher at Central Farmville High School, explains what drew her to teaching. There are many reasons recent graduates don’t choose to teach at rural schools, but for Karen, those reasons were an attraction.
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25377
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Students from ECU are knocking over stereotypes in their global classroom that connects, by videoconference, directly to Soochow University in China.
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25383
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Colonel Ted R. Spain talks about what drew him to the military, and the difficulties and rewards of what he does in Iraq.
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25387
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Hubert Walters reflects on what his time at ECU was like. Being one of the first African American students at the school, he encountered much less hostility than would be expected.
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25393
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ECU is investing an additional one million dollars in its campus safety resources. While they know they cannot protect against everything, administrators and campus police are doing everything they can.
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25406
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The nursing program began as a very small program. In the last several decades, it has grown to have more than 1,000 students enrolled in the program. In addition, a day in the life of a nursing student is included for a unique perspective of what nursing students do.
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25427
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Greenville Mayor Pat Dunn has been highly successful at everything she’s done. From the thirty years she spent on the health education faculty at ECU to her mayoral campaign she has found success in every chapter of life.
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25422
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After 150 students showed up at ECU President Leo Jenkins’ front door, new changes were made to better incorporate the African American student body and make their life at ECU more comfortable.
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25430
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There are many ways to donate money to East Carolina University and several societies that recognize those gifts. Most people give because they want to share the blessings they've been given.
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25431
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The Brody family has given many financial gifts to East Carolina University in the past. The biggest one was the one that built the Brody School of Medicine. David Brody talks about how he and his siblings got to where they are, and why they decided to give to ECU.
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25438
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East Carolina University's MBA is unique not only in the experience gained, but it is almost completely online. Because of this, the enrollment in the MBA programs has skyrocketed in the past few years.
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25439
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Three East Carolina University alumni now work for BB&T, this may be why they hire many students who graduate from ECU with an MBA.
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36030
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A common conception is that college students enter the “real world” post-graduation. What the student employees at WZBM proved was that they’re already in the real world. The skills they’re learning behind the microphone were helping to smooth the transition from on campus employment to off.
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36031
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Buccaneer was the yearbook, back in print after a fifteen-year hiatus. Buccaneer was also the second incarnation of East Carolina University’s yearbook. The first version, published when ECU was East Carolina Teacher’s College, was the Tecoan, short for Teacher’s College Annual.