Summer 2020 Archives

Thomas Monti, left, and Justin Waller opened Schoolhouse Brewery last year
May 27, 2020
  • Erin Ward

Monti ’00 Schools Metro Atlanta on Beer

After nearly two decades teaching middle school science, Thomas Monti ’00 left the classroom to open Schoolhouse Brewing, one of the Atlanta area’s best new breweries. In just six months...

Grega Popovic doing research
May 27, 2020
  • Richard Butler

Go-to Teammate

Grega Popovic Year: Graduate Student Major: Chemistry Hometown: Maribor, Slovenia Grega Popovic has traded his swim goggles for safety glasses. Popovic, a four-year member of the Pirates swim team, saw...

Jake Kuchmaner throws a pitch in a 10-2 win over Georgia Southern on Feb. 23. ECU was ranked 19th in the coaches poll and fifth in RPI when the season ended. Ally
May 27, 2020
  • Doug Boyd

Coronavirus affects spring sports, ticket renewals

Just as things were getting exciting, the coronavirus forced ECU to cancel the remainder of the season for baseball, softball, lacrosse, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s tennis, and...

May 27, 2020
  • Jules Norwood

Coastal Coursework

As the water warms in the early spring, baitfish school by the thousands and even millions off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Gannets and cormorants divebomb the schools...

May 21, 2020
  • Rob Spahr

Seeking Clean Water

Seeking Clean Water ECU’s Jamie DeWitt is a national leader in PFAS research Published May 21, 2020 by Rob Spahr Filed under: East Summer 2020 Jamie DeWitt sat confidently at...

May 14, 2020
  • Crystal Baity
  • Doug Boyd
  • Erin Ward
  • Lacey Gray

Making Waves

Making Waves From creeks to oceans, water covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface. For these East Carolina graduates, that’s plenty to create a career. Published May 14, 2020...

May 13, 2020
  • ECU News Services

Student Snapshot

East Carolina’s Bass Fishing Club competes in three national collegiate series. The club’s approximately 50 members travel the eastern half of the U.S. and even north to Canada to compete...

Water birth at Natural Beginnings Birth & Wellness Center in Statesville.
May 12, 2020
  • Natalie Sayewich

Labor to Love

Two ECU nursing graduates are giving soon-to-be moms a natural alternative to a hospital delivery room. Marcia Ensminger ’05 and Nicole Winecoff ’11 opened Natural Beginnings Birth & Wellness Center...

Students work on setting up equipment as part of Teresa Ryan’s sound propagation research in June 2019 on the Outer Banks.
May 12, 2020
  • Ken Buday

ECU research could help save lives of military personnel

Teresa Ryan, an assistant professor in the East Carolina University Department of Engineering, has received a $370,000 grant to continue her efforts to help protect military personnel. Ryan has been...