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The US Department of Education has awarded East Carolina University’s College of Education a Teacher Quality Partnership Grant to undertake a five year study of how teacher preparation can be retooled to improve student achievement. With the help of Pitt and Greene County Schools, the grant will help produce and prepare highly qualified teachers to better serve their students, especially in high-poverty and rural areas such as eastern North Carolina.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Summer 2010, p12-15 Periodical Website
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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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Dr. Michael Wheeler, associate professor of nutrition and dietetics in the East Carolina University College of Human Ecology, is on the cutting edge of answering questions about the 12th largest cause of death in the United States: chronic liver disease. His research has led him to the potential benefits of a North Carolina staple in winemaking—the muscadine grape.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Summer 2010, p8-11 Periodical Website
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25852
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Ken Wyatt, associate professor in East Carolina University’s program in art, film, and media production, is meeting the neighbors of serial bomber Eric Rudolph, who spent time in Murphy, North Carolina. The result, a documentary entitled ‘Pray for Eric,’ explores the area residents’ feelings on the area.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Summer 2010, p27 Periodical Website
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25847
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East Carolina University has become the first university in the United States to provide a Masters degree in sustainable tourism. Beginning this fall, ECU offers an interdisciplinary approach to sustainable tourism, focusing on both science and business.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Summer 2010, p3 Periodical Website
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Dr. Martha Engelke, the first distinguished professor in East Carolina University’s College of Nursing, has led the way in promoting the need for nurses in school settings, as more and more children deal with chronic illnesses.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Summer 2010, p16-19, il Periodical Website