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Students from the department of nutrition sciences are teaching at-risk youth the importance of healthy lifestyle choices as a partner in the Love A Sea Turtle (L.A.S.T.) program held at River Park North this summer.
The 10th anniversary of East Carolina University's Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series kicks off in September with speakers of internationally renowned and wide public interest.
I would feel better about the future if I knew what was going to happen.
Unlike the dog, I am perfectly capable of typing my own column. After all I've spent plenty of time on Mom's keyboard, though until now, I've kept my typing talents secret.
Scottish Museum has the history of the men in kilts and the Laptop can fill in the blanks. Some say the Romans introduced combat kilts to the Scots.
A new study from the Mercatus Center highlighted improvements in North Carolina's fiscal performance from fiscal 2013 to 2014.
Governor Pat McCrory applauded the passage of the $2 billion Connect NC Bond proposal, which will enable North Carolina to build the infrastructure that will improve the state's quality of life for generations to come.
The East Carolina University Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution Friday in support of an upcoming bond referendum called "Connect NC." ECU is the first institution in the 17-member University of North Carolina system to formally support the $2 billion bond.
East Carolina University's Laupus Library marked a decade of honoring research and scholarship from across the Division of Health Sciences' colleges and schools at a Nov. 10 event.
No report is more controversial, misunderstood, and misread than the Annual Report on Teachers Leaving the Profession.
Governor McCrory participated in a groundbreaking ceremony today for High Point University's School of Health Sciences and School of Pharmacy.
They say "the road to Hell is paved with good intentions," but that doesn't really describe the whole mechanism. The reason that good intentions can cause so many problems is because they lead to actions with unintended consequences.
The truth is that education school enrollment is dropping nationwide. According to the latest Title II reports published by the U.S. Department of Education, there was a 30 percent drop in education school enrollment between the 2008-09 and 2012-13 school years. Nearly 110,000 fewer students...
Some seventh-grade students in Martin and Pitt counties have found even the tiniest of creatures can become addicted to sugar and caffeine - and energy drinks can be lethal.
Students and residents representing three of East Carolina University's health sciences programs recently participated in the university's first interprofessional virtual patient case.
Innovations in medical education were showcased and shared April 22 as health sciences faculty and learners from across East Carolina University gathered at the East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU to celebrate the Brody School of Medicine's inaugural Brody Medical Education Day.
I have a new friend in Fayetteville by the name of Jim Johnson. I have known of him for years. For the first time I was able to call and talk with him. The result was his sending to me his new book: "Combat Trauma - A Personal Look at Long Term Consequences."
East Carolina University programs in medicine, nursing and rehabilitation counseling have been ranked among the best graduate schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
The dean emeritus of the College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University was recently honored with one of North Carolina's most prestigious civilian awards for his outstanding service to the state in the area of health equity.
Over the years, North Carolina law has defined "life sentences" in a variety of ways, some of which have treated those convicted of capital crimes differently depending on when they were sentenced.
In 1959, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (N.C. DPI) published a guide to observing "special days" in the state's public schools. Inspired by N.C. DPI's "Observance of Special Days" guide, I think our public elementary schools should reexamine the idea of dedicating certain...
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after speaking with Jack Truong, president and CEO of Electrolux Major Appliances North America and executive vice president of AB Electrolux.
Children with communication delays related to autism and other disorders are learning about making friends while improving their verbal skills at East Carolina University's Pirate Speech Camp.
I have been discussing teacher pay rankings for years. In fact, three years ago I wrote a newsletter piece titled, Education spending in North Carolina: The ranking problem. In that piece, I outlined the major problems associated with the National Education Association (NEA) rankings of teacher...
In June 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court took a step toward weakening racial preferences in university admissions. Ed Blum is trying to end them for good nationwide, potentially starting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court took a step toward weakening racial preferences in university admissions. Ed Blum is trying to end them for good, potentially starting with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A $451,955 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development division will fund crucial technology at three East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine community service learning centers across the state.
Racial preferences have never been popular among most Americans, and in fact they are becoming less and less popular.
East Carolina University's rehabilitation counseling program is ranked among the best graduate programs in the nation, according to a listing released today by U.S. News & World Report.
What high school curriculum best prepares a student for college? Which majors yield the highest-paying jobs? Does being held back in kindergarten ultimately help or hurt lifelong educational performance? A new data collection program may provide the necessary long-term information to...
The purple and gold revelry of an East Carolina University homecoming came sprinkled with red, white and blue for Pat Frede, who returned this fall from a fourth deployment with the U.S. Navy.
Medical and dental students at East Carolina University would pay more in tuition next year under a plan approved Nov. 22 by the Board of Trustees during its regular meeting.
America's greatness is in danger, not because as a nation we are economically bankrupt. Not because China owns us and could cash in their vast holdings of U.S.
"The prosecutor is a racist and the first-degree, cold-blooded killer is a victim." This two-part statement is the claim of every legal appeal under the ill-conceived Racial Justice Act (RJA).
Both the federal and state constitutions protect the right of North Carolinians to petition their government for redress of grievances.
While North Carolina's elected leaders prepare to tackle tax reform, the John Locke Foundation's new book urges them to take on the related issue of government overspending through a state Taxpayer Bill of Rights.
Your car breaks down, and it'll cost $300 to fix. What do you do? Well, perhaps you rearrange your budget and cut back on other spending for a few weeks. Maybe you have room left on...
A Moore County man who was on probation for domestic violence charges is accused of killing his live-in girlfriend, whose body was found Wednesday near the entrance to the county landfill, authorities said.