ECU undergraduate researcher Erica Mullis is solving health disparities in eastern North Carolina as part of the Rural Prosperity Initiative. Erica’s research could one day save the lives of rural...
Applied geography major Madison Heffentrager is helping coastal communities with her washover fan research. Madison’s research could one day help aid in local emergency services flood planning from coastal storms....
ECU’s research students, working both individually and in teams, are discovering powerful and sustainable solutions for pressing health, education and economic prosperity challenges. Read more about our students and the impact they’re having on the community.
Percentage of ECU students that said undergraduate research contributed to their personal or professional growth
Average amount given annually by ECU to support faculty-mentored undergraduate research
Record number of presentations at ECU’s 2018 RCAW event
Percentage of students nationally that said their interest in STEM fields increased after participating in undergraduate research
ECU undergraduate student Rachel Winn discusses her research project on teaching people in rural communities how to buy healthy food on a budget.
ECU undergraduate students describe their research efforts dedicated to the university’s Rural Prosperity Initiative.