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for East: the Magazine of East Carolina University Vol. 1 Issue 3, Winter 2003
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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.
David Long, an associate professor at ECU, describes his class on the history of the Civil War as well as his knowledge on Abraham Lincoln.
Under basketball coach Bill Herrion, the ECU pirates have done better than anyone expected. More fans are showing up to cheer on the team with this surge of victory.
Howell Blinkley describes how he got his start in the world of theater lighting and why lighting in particular fascinated him. Blinkley is not only known for his lighting, but his co-owned dance company, the Parsons Company.
Rick Atkinson talks about the conflict in the Middle East and about his book Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War in an interview with East magazine.
At the age of 82, Beatrice Lillico Sheppard has become one of the oldest students ever to be fully immersed in a degree program at ECU. She has traveled extensively, is a great-grandmother, and a WWII veteran.